Emily Joy is a sculptor, ceramicist and installation artist based in Stroud, Gloucestershire. For the last 10 years she has taught adults’ ceramic sculpture classes, children’s pottery classes and masterclasses in mouldmaking, casting and paperclay. Emily has a Ba ceramics and painting and a sculpture Ma, providing her students with a broad range of practical skills, materials experience and theoretical knowledge. She has a wide range of teaching experience including adults, children, adults with special needs and other barriers to learning.
Emily strives to inspire her adult students to push themselves both materially and also conceptually, she encourages debate and critical discourse throughout the course and workshops.
For her children’s classes she provides a safe environment in which to be truly creative and in which to explore ideas freely and learn about new materials.