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Tom Agnew

Tom Agnew studied at the College of Art, Belfast from 1968 to 1974 gaining an honours degree, postgraduate and teaching qualifications over the period. He then worked as a production thrower with Swedish company, Tilgman Keramik, for two years before establishing Mill Pottery in 1976 in a former water-powered mill outside Donemana, Co. Tyrone where he works to the present day.

His work is broad in scope from small intimate pieces in raku to large sculpture and outdoor installations.

Inspiration comes from many sources but the natural world is foremost.

Found materials from industrial metals and irrigation pipe to wallpaper and photography, occasionally combined with wit and humour, are the hallmarks of his work.

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Further Information

Northern Ireland
Craft Village Collective, Derry
1608 Gallery, Bushmills

Periodically large scale projects funded by Arts Council NI, public bodies and community organisations.

YES – I run occasional workshops in raku and mosaic.

Contact Details

Tom Agnew
Mill Pottery
59a Brook Road,
Co. Tyrone.
Northern Ireland
BT82 0RX

Tel: 0774 389 1985