Louise has extensive training and experience as a potter, starting, like many people, with evening classes, then becoming one of Janeʼs trainees. She then continued with a year as a trainee at Shussai-Gama in Japan (1999-2000), followed by further travels and time in several potteries. Louise holds a Bachelor of Arts (English Literature) and is a Registered Nurse. She combines part time work in General Practice, making ceramic tableware in her Northcote studio and teaching at Slow Clay. Louise’s ceramic work is softly thrown with subtle textured surfaces and is a pleasure to use. She has been teaching childrenʼs classes and parent-child classes for many years in her studio and is perfectly placed to lead the ‘Clay Club’ and adult beginners in Japanese wheel technique. classes at Slow Clay Centre. Her love of the hand-made along with her holistic approach to health combines what she knows to be true: that art is therapy for us all!