Purple Square Topped Vase by Greg Melville
Slab built vase with round foot
South Coast Connection
4 to 26 August 2023
Greg Melville is a ceramic artist based in Wellington. He constructs a range of slab built stoneware pots and objects, all with a clean and elegant aesthetic.
Greg’s studio is on the coast in Breaker Bay. He is a retired architectural designer, a member of Wellington Potters and Ceramics New Zealand. His potting first began in the mid 70s under Jenny Shearer but had taken a back seat to his architectural practice unit recently. A long involvement in architecture has influenced Greg’s construction methods and pot designs. His stoneware slab pots explore the use of common two dimensional forms to create three dimensional pots. The use of various fonts as three dimensional decoration is also an ongoing theme.