Michel Francois is an artist potter working in porcelain and large-scale stoneware statement pieces. He regularly exhibits both nationally and internationally and was invited in 2019 to exhibit at the Korean Craft Museum. He has shown at the Leach Pottery, Crafts Council’s Collect and more recently at the Hand Collection. He is represented by Studio Pottery London.
Describe your approach to teaching
My approach to teaching is person-centred. I try to fully support the individual student during their learning experience. My aim is for students to experience clay in a new way that will enable them to achieve their full potential.
What inspires your own work?
I am fascinated by all ancient pottery traditions, but more specifically those from Korea. I see pottery as an art form that carries meaning and consciousness. I use ashes from trees and rocks to make my glazes.