Verdant Tile Studio
Ceramics by Mary Philpott
Contemporary Art Tile Designed within a Historical Tradition




















Artist Professional Biography
Inspired by the colour, narration and design of Medieval Illuminated Books, Tapestries and Architecture, my work in tile and in
sculpture explores the story of Flora and Fauna of my surrounding Landscape.

Mary works as a full time Studio Ceramic Artist, designing Tile for custom work and producing a line of Limited production, hand
Pressed tile in Porcelain. Mary also produces unique sculptural pieces reflecting the animals and avian that she illustrates in her two
dimensional tile, which can be viewed at the new sculpture website:
Within a Bright Wood

Mary studied Ceramics and Design at the School of Craft and Design at Sheridan College, after completing a BFA in Art History
and Archeology at the University of Guelph. Further studies have included Anthropology and Archeology at McMaster University,
and Ceramics Intensives at Alfred University, NY.

Recipient of the Helen Copeland Award from the Ontario Craft Council, for an Established Artist working in her field. 2015.

Membership Affiliations:
Roycroft Renaissance Artisans
Craft Ontario
Tile Heritage Organization
The William Morris Society



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