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About Katie Rose Johnston


Working from her garden studio in South Glasgow, Katie Rose Johnston crafts small batch, sculptural ceramics that are influenced by Archaeology, the Natural Sciences and the raw, windswept landscape of her birthplace Shetland. Mudlarking for ancient artefacts and foraging starts as material research in her practice, as well as experimentation with wild glaze materials and clays collected from nature. 


M A N I F E S T O has been featured in Milk Decoration Hors Serie Number 10Local Heroes: 5 Scottish Ceramics Makers by Dr. Stacey Hunter in The Skinny Magazine, and was featured in the exhibition 1000 Vases during Paris Design Week 2020. In 2017, Katie graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Sculpture from The Glasgow School of Art and has exhibited works at The Royal Scottish Academy and the Ingram Collection in London. 

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