British born, Australian studio potter Philippa A Taylor, has her own distinctive approach to clay.

She studied a B.A Craft in 1994 at Monash University and completed her honours in 1997.

Her thesis was based on the research into high fired Celedon glazes on stoneware vessels decorated with hand carved botanical motifs.

As featured in “Pottery in Australia’ Vol 36 Number 2, Winter 1997. (pg 23)


Now with a passion for the British ceramic tradition, Scandinavian designs and Japanese decorating techniques, her work is both functional and sculptural.

Combining her traditional understandings with a contemporary ceramics approach.

Philippa works from her environmentally sustainable suburban home studio, by the Bay in Melbourne.

She exhibits work frequently in Art Awards and recently is a finalist in the

Clunes Ceramic Award 2019.

Her work, ‘I walk the Line’ 2019 was acquired by the Art Gallery of Ballarat.

Earlier in her career, her work was acquired by Dame Elizabeth Murdoch.