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Fired Thoughts Ceramic Arts Studio and Gallery

Specialist in Ceramics

At Fired Thoughts Art Studio and Gallery, resident artists Sue Whelan and Geraldine Francis welcome visitors to come and buy original handmade work direct from the makers.

If you cannot find what you are looking for then you can commission either artist to make it for you as a unique piece of work.

At Fired Thoughts Art Studio and Gallery, individual artist’s offer courses and workshops for those that would like to be creative. The studio has regular weekly courses for weekday and evening sessions, and workshop bookings for Saturday and Sunday’s which allows a flexible way to come and have a go at working with clay, by the hour, day or for as long as you want.

Fired Thoughts Art Studio and Gallery artists also offer the opportunity for you to hold your own individual designed party from ages 6yrs and up what ever the occasion, be it a birthday, hen party or family get together.

Fired Thoughts Ceramic Arts Studio is a registered Arts Award centre and offers recognised qualifications for 6yrs – 25yrs.

Sue Whelan

Ceramic Artist & Tutor

“Time Keeper”

Sue Whelan

Ceramic and Mixed Media Artist

Sue is an artist who works in ceramics and incorporates an array of other materials within her work. She draws inspiration from the qualities of skin and how it protects the human body. Sue is interested in expressing these textures by accentuating the cracks, folds and qualities that could be interpreted as “imperfections”.

Sue is inspired by the textures found within garments that have been used and lost, leaving a memory of the user within the landscape, rural or urban.

“The Boy Has Gone”

Geraldine Francis

Ceramic Artist and Tutor

“Sitting Hare”

Geraldine Francis

Ceramic Artist and Sculptor

Geraldine is an artist who works with ceramics, concentrating mostly on sculpture with a bird and animal theme but also inspired by the Wiltshire landscape.

Geraldine’s passion for chickens comes through in her work by capturing their individual characters.


Geraldine is a trained Arts Adviser for The Arts Award, a nationally recognised qualification in the arts sponsored by the Arts Council.