A Two-Dimensional Mind

The career of tile maker Bronwyn Williams-Ellis began with 3D design, working in ceramics. She completed a BA and an MA at the Cardiff College of Art and had her first workshop in North Wales where she created huge one-off sculptures and garden ware.

“In order to create these pieces I needed an enormous kiln and spent hours lugging huge pieces of work around. This was not only back-breaking work, but after a while I realised that this wasn’t really what I wanted. The field I was working in was almost completely occupied by men and there seemed to be this macho thing going on – the kilns and the work were getting bigger and bigger, and I was feeling less and less at home.”

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