Artist Profile - Pierre Williams

Skull (13)
Three Graces (Selfie)
Seated Couple on Plinth, Reading Series
Seated Male Nude  (17)
Seated Male on Claw Plinth
Female Nude on Plinth, Precious Series (41)
Standing Angel (36)
Four Male Nudes on Plinths (Knowledge Series)
Skull
 Standing Female Nude (Precious Series)
Standing Male Nude In Arch (Listener Series) (21)
Seated Male Nude (Precious series) (16)
Seated Angel (20)
Seated Female Nude on Plinth (42)
Standing Female Nude (8)
Set of Four Seated Male Nudes (Precious Serise)
Skull (14)
Seated Male Nude, Precious Series (478)
Seated Female  (18)
Seated Female Nude on Plinth (37)
Set of Three Nudes, Precious Series
Seated Female Nude
Seated Male Nude (Precious series) (15)
Dead Quiet  (12)
Seated Female Nude (19)
Seated Male Nude on Steps (Knowledge series 10)
Dying Gladiator Reprise (43)
Pugilist and The Swift
Seated Couple, Letter Series (33)
Standing Male Nude (Precious Serise)
Soul House
Seated Male Nude on Plynth
Two Male Nudes on I Plinth (Precious Series) (167)
Seated Female on Plinth
Standing Angel (34)
Seated Female Nude on Plinth (11)
Two Seated Male Nudes on Plinth (Precious Series) (160)
Standing Female Nude on Steps (9)
Standing Female Nude (7)

Skull (13)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Year: 2021

Price: £500 Plus Delivery

Three Graces (Selfie)

Medium: Original Ceramic

Year: 2019

Price: £1800 Plus Delivery

Seated Couple on Plinth, Reading Series

Medium: Ceramic

Measurements: H 44 cm x W 21 cm x D 15 cm

Year: 2014

Price: Sold

Seated Male Nude (17)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Year: 2021

Price: £350 Plus Delivery

Seated Male on Claw Plinth

Medium: Ceramic

Measurements: H 68 cm x W 23 cm x D 26

Year: 2018

Price: £950 Plus Delivery

Female Nude on Plinth, Precious Series (41)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Measurements: 41 x 19cm

Year: 2020

Price: £575 Plus Delivery

Standing Angel (36)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Measurements: 45 x 36cm

Year: 2020

Price: Sold please ask about alternatives

Four Male Nudes on Plinths (Knowledge Series)

Medium: Original Ceramic

Measurements: 76cm Hight

Year: 2019

Price: £4500 Plus Delivery

Skull

Medium: Ceramic

Measurements: H 20 cm x W 14 cm x D 24 cm

Year: 2018

Price: £495 Plus Delivery

Standing Female Nude (Precious Series)

Medium: Ceramic

Measurements: H 63 cm x W 20 cm x D 20 cm

Year: 2018

Price: Sold

Standing Male Nude In Arch (Listener Series) (21)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Year: 2021

Price: £895 Plus Delivery

Seated Male Nude (Precious series) (16)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Year: 2021

Price: £450 Plus Delivery

Seated Angel (20)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Year: 2021

Price: £350 Plus Delivery

Seated Female Nude on Plinth (42)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Measurements: 43 x 14cm

Year: 2020

Price: £495 Plus Delivery

Standing Female Nude (8)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Measurements: 20x20x14

Year: 2021

Price: £525 Plus Delivery

Set of Four Seated Male Nudes (Precious Serise)

Medium: Ceramic

Year: 2019

Price: SOLD

Skull (14)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Year: 2021

Price: £500 Plus Delivery

Seated Male Nude, Precious Series (478)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Year: 2018

Price: £580 Plus Delivery

Seated Female (18)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Year: 2021

Price: £375 Plus Delivery

Seated Female Nude on Plinth (37)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Measurements: 46 x 18cm

Year: 2020

Price: £525 Plus Delivery

Set of Three Nudes, Precious Series

Medium: Ceramic

Year: 2017

Price: £1500 Plus Delivery

Seated Female Nude

Medium: Original Ceramic

Year: 2019

Price: £495 Plus Delivery

Seated Male Nude (Precious series) (15)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Year: 2021

Price: £450 Plus Delivery

Dead Quiet (12)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Measurements: 23x26x29cm

Year: 2021

Price: £1000 Plus Delivery

Seated Female Nude (19)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Year: 2021

Price: £375 Plus Delivery

Seated Male Nude on Steps (Knowledge series 10)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Measurements: 43x23x15cm

Year: 2021

Price: £575 Plus Delivery

Dying Gladiator Reprise (43)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Measurements: 42 x 47cm

Year: 2020

Price: £1800 Plus Delivery

Pugilist and The Swift

Medium: Original Ceramics

Measurements: 103 x 33cm

Year: 2021

Price: £4200

Seated Couple, Letter Series (33)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Measurements: 35 x 22cm

Year: 2020

Price: £850 Plus Delivery

Standing Male Nude (Precious Serise)

Medium: Ceramic

Measurements: H 63 cm x W 20 cm x D 20 cm

Year: 2018

Price: £750 Plus Delivery

Soul House

Medium: Ceramic

Measurements: H 70 x W 40 x D49

Year: 2018

Price: £1250 Plus Delivery

Seated Male Nude on Plynth

Medium: Original Ceramic Blue and White Raku Fire

Price: £550 Plus Delivery

Two Male Nudes on I Plinth (Precious Series) (167)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Measurements: 57 x 30 x 19cm

Year: 2021

Price: £1450 Plus Delivery

Seated Female on Plinth

Medium: Original Ceramic Raku Fired

Price: SOLD Please ask about commissions or alternatives

Standing Angel (34)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Measurements: 50 x 22cm

Year: 2020

Price: Sold please ask about alternative pieces or commissions

Seated Female Nude on Plinth (11)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Measurements: 51 x 24 x14 cm

Year: 2021

Price: £495 Plus Delivery

Two Seated Male Nudes on Plinth (Precious Series) (160)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Measurements: 62 x 29 x 17cm

Year: 2021

Price: £1450 Plus Delivery

Standing Female Nude on Steps (9)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Measurements: 54 x20 x12 cm

Year: 2021

Price: £550 Plus Delivery

Standing Female Nude (7)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Measurements: 20 x20 x13cm

Year: 2021

Price: £525 Plus Delivery

Skull (13)

Medium: Original Ceramics

Measurements:

Year: 2021

Price: £500 Plus Delivery

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About Pierre Williams
Artist Statement

Skull (13)
Three Graces (Selfie)
Seated Couple on Plinth, Reading Series
Seated Male Nude  (17)
Seated Male on Claw Plinth
Female Nude on Plinth, Precious Series (41)
Standing Angel (36)
Four Male Nudes on Plinths (Knowledge Series)
Skull
 Standing Female Nude (Precious Series)
Standing Male Nude In Arch (Listener Series) (21)
Seated Male Nude (Precious series) (16)
Seated Angel (20)
Seated Female Nude on Plinth (42)
Standing Female Nude (8)
Set of Four Seated Male Nudes (Precious Serise)
Skull (14)
Seated Male Nude, Precious Series (478)
Seated Female  (18)
Seated Female Nude on Plinth (37)
Set of Three Nudes, Precious Series
Seated Female Nude
Seated Male Nude (Precious series) (15)
Dead Quiet  (12)
Seated Female Nude (19)
Seated Male Nude on Steps (Knowledge series 10)
Dying Gladiator Reprise (43)
Pugilist and The Swift
Seated Couple, Letter Series (33)
Standing Male Nude (Precious Serise)
Soul House
Seated Male Nude on Plynth
Two Male Nudes on I Plinth (Precious Series) (167)
Seated Female on Plinth
Standing Angel (34)
Seated Female Nude on Plinth (11)
Two Seated Male Nudes on Plinth (Precious Series) (160)
Standing Female Nude on Steps (9)
Standing Female Nude (7)
Skull (13)
Three Graces (Selfie)
Seated Couple on Plinth, Reading Series
Seated Male Nude  (17)
Seated Male on Claw Plinth
Female Nude on Plinth, Precious Series (41)
Standing Angel (36)
Four Male Nudes on Plinths (Knowledge Series)
Skull
 Standing Female Nude (Precious Series)
Standing Male Nude In Arch (Listener Series) (21)
Seated Male Nude (Precious series) (16)
Seated Angel (20)
Seated Female Nude on Plinth (42)
Standing Female Nude (8)
Set of Four Seated Male Nudes (Precious Serise)
Skull (14)
Seated Male Nude, Precious Series (478)
Seated Female  (18)
Seated Female Nude on Plinth (37)
Set of Three Nudes, Precious Series
Seated Female Nude
Seated Male Nude (Precious series) (15)
Dead Quiet  (12)
Seated Female Nude (19)
Seated Male Nude on Steps (Knowledge series 10)
Dying Gladiator Reprise (43)
Pugilist and The Swift
Seated Couple, Letter Series (33)
Standing Male Nude (Precious Serise)
Soul House
Seated Male Nude on Plynth
Two Male Nudes on I Plinth (Precious Series) (167)
Seated Female on Plinth
Standing Angel (34)
Seated Female Nude on Plinth (11)
Two Seated Male Nudes on Plinth (Precious Series) (160)
Standing Female Nude on Steps (9)
Standing Female Nude (7)

Biography

Pierre was born in 1962. He completed his foundation at Hereford College of Art and Design in 1998; where he was awarded the Brian Hatton Award. He then went on to study ceramics at the University of Wales in Cardiff (UWIC), graduating in 2001 and also exhibiting at the New Designers Show in Islington later that year. Pierre returned to Hereford College of Art and Design as a tutor between 2002 and 2004, exhibiting at the Hereford Contemporary Craft Fair (winning the new exhibitor award in 2003 and the Booker Arts Prize 2004). He then worked as a part time tutor at Hereford College for the Blind between 2005 and 2008.


Artist Statement

My work has been inspired by many recent visits to Hereford Cathedral, which I have been rediscovering. The skills of the craftsmen who created this work of art and that are also being matched in the restoration work is something I try to replicate in my own work, all be it on a smaller scale. I can be influenced by one stone in the building, a group of arches or the patterned ceramic floor tiles and this may manifest itself in a three dimensional form or surface decoration.


 


The figures have been developed by also looking back in time to classical sculpture and the work of Rodin as well as the contemporary work of Anthony Gormley. The environments Gormley sets his figures in have been a catalyst for the juxtaposed figure to the architectural form. I like to play with how the human body may interact with different forms in every day poses or performing contemporary functions.The complex surface decoration which may require up to five firings has been developing over the last five years, by looking at contemporary painters, ceramic and textile surface patterns and the work I have carried out with students with learning difficulties.


 


I also tap into the blue and white tin glaze tradition of earthenware ceramics, with my top firing temperature being 1120 degrees. I will use slips, oxides, under glazes, glazes, enamels and lusters to achieve the desired effect. With this type of finish I am trying to recreate the same qualities as the antique collections in museums that I have looked at many times where there is not one particular piece I am drawn to, but the shine, colour and feel of the whole display.