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Allison Weightman

Allison Weightman

'Though a shotgun may seem a controversial creative instrument, it is the method by which many chose to express themselves throughout the world. In the hands of the artist it is used in full knowledge, a process balanced on the edge of the human capacity for creation and destruction'
- Georgina Coburn

Alison explains, 'Someone shot me in the leg when I was a child and this was what first motivated me to subject my work to the destructive forces of gun-fire. I have never shot a living thing and I have no desire to do so. I chose to shoot my ceramics because of my feelings. I used to shoot my ceramics because I wanted people to see the damage a gun can make. I had strong feelings against gun crime and the mess war makes of the lives of innocent people. Now I shoot my work because I have discovered that during this exploration of emotion and clay, I have developed a huge awareness of the focus required to shoot and how this focus is almost meditative to me. It has also led me to a poi... [more]

Allison Weightman Blue Vase (AW14/18)

Allison Weightman

Blue Vase (AW14/18)

Ceramics

Allison Weightman Deep Blue Vessel

Allison Weightman

Deep Blue Vessel

Ceramics

Allison Weightman Set of Footed Porcelain Bowls (AW15/18)

Allison Weightman

Set of Footed Porcelain Bowls (AW15/18)

Ceramics

Allison Weightman Shotgun Vessel

Allison Weightman

Shotgun Vessel

Ceramics

Allison Weightman Small Turquoise Vessel (AW13/18)

Allison Weightman

Small Turquoise Vessel (AW13/18)

Ceramics

Allison Weightman Turquoise/Smoky Sculpted Top Vessel

Allison Weightman

Turquoise/Smoky Sculpted Top Vessel

Ceramics

Allison Weightman Double Shotgun on Plinth (AW11/18)

Allison Weightman

Double Shotgun on Plinth (AW11/18)

Ceramics

Allison Weightman Double Small Shotgun on Wooden Plinth

Allison Weightman

Double Small Shotgun on Wooden Plinth

Ceramics

Allison Weightman Large Raku Slit Resist Pot

Allison Weightman

Large Raku Slit Resist Pot

Ceramics

Allison Weightman Large Shotgun

Allison Weightman

Large Shotgun

Ceramics

Allison Weightman Large Shotgun Bowl with Elm Stand

Allison Weightman

Large Shotgun Bowl with Elm Stand

Ceramics

Allison Weightman Large Shotgun Vessel

Allison Weightman

Large Shotgun Vessel

Ceramics

Allison Weightman Shotgun Bowl (AW10/18)

Allison Weightman

Shotgun Bowl (AW10/18)

Ceramics

Allison Weightman Shotgun Bowl (AW9/18)

Allison Weightman

Shotgun Bowl (AW9/18)

Ceramics

Allison Weightman Shotgun Vessel

Allison Weightman

Shotgun Vessel

Ceramics

Allison Weightman Small Shotgun Bowl with Elm Stand

Allison Weightman

Small Shotgun Bowl with Elm Stand

Ceramics

Allison Weightman Smoky Glaze Vessel

Allison Weightman

Smoky Glaze Vessel

Ceramics

Allison Weightman Three Spheres Shotgun Sculpture

Allison Weightman

Three Spheres Shotgun Sculpture

Ceramics

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