Artist Diana Tonnison

Sardines in Willow Basket

Diana Tonnison

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Media Ceramic
Type Sculpture Still Life/Flower
Price £650.00 / $822.32
Size 25 x 25 cm
Ref 28463

The Pantry Collection: Conference Pears

Diana Tonnison

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Media Ceramic
Type Sculpture Still Life/Flower
Price £650.00 / $822.32
Size 42 x 15 cm
Ref 26750

The Pantry - Flat White Mushrooms

Diana Tonnison

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Media Sculpture
Type Sculpture
Price £580.00 / $733.76
Size 42 x 11 cm
Ref 28271

The Pantry - Chanterelle Mushrooms

Diana Tonnison

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Media Sculpture
Type Sculpture
Price £580.00 / $733.76
Size 42 x 11 cm
Ref 28268

The Pantry – Granny Smiths

Diana Tonnison

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Media Ceramic
Type Sculpture Still Life/Flower
Price £580.00 / $733.76
Size 11 x 42 cm
Ref 28462

The Miniature Pantry: Conference Pears

Diana Tonnison

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Media Ceramic
Type Sculpture Wildlife
Price £195.00 / $246.69
Size 15 x 7 cm
Ref 27845

The Pantry – Boletus Edulus Mushrooms II

Diana Tonnison

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Media Sculpture
Type Sculpture
Price £580.00 / $733.76
Size 42 x 11 cm
Ref 28270

The Pantry – Fruit Selection IV

Diana Tonnison

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Media Sculpture
Type Sculpture
Price £600.00 / $759.06
Size 42 x 11 cm
Ref 28272

The Pantry - Sweetcorn and Shallots

Diana Tonnison

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Media Sculpture
Type Sculpture
Price £630.00 / $797.01
Size 42 x 11 cm
Ref 28267

The Pantry – Aubergine, Sweetcorn & Mushrooms

Diana Tonnison

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Media Sculpture
Type Sculpture
Price £630.00 / $797.01
Size 42 x 11 cm
Ref 28269

The Pantry – Broad Beans

Diana Tonnison

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Media Sculpture
Type Sculpture
Price £450.00 / $569.30
Size 42 x 15 cm
Ref 28273

Figs 18/30

Diana Tonnison

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Media Mixed Media
Type Still Life/Flower
Price £295.00 / $373.20
Size 42 x 53 cm
Ref 25642

Whitebait 9/30

Diana Tonnison

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Media Mixed Media
Type Still Life/Flower
Price £225.00 / $284.65
Size 32 x 40 cm
Ref 26761

The Pantry – Sweetcorn

Diana Tonnison

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Media Sculpture
Type Sculpture
Price £450.00 / $569.30
Size 42 x 15 cm
Ref 28274

From age of 14 I decided I wanted to be a fashion designer, and determined to go to St Martin's, which I did! I specialised in knitwear design and combined woven and knitted fabrics for my degree collection.

After college I had great opportunity to work with Missoni in italy, followed by designer Bill Gibb, (the influential 70's fashion designer), London, and subsequently worked in Hong Kong and New York as a designer. My wonderful education at St Martin's and then my career in fashion design, influences my work in ceramics today.

The principles of art and design are the same, its only the media that is different. After a fascination for ceramics since I was an art student, I launched my new ceramics business in 2007. I have gradually built up a sustainable market for my work and developed my own style and a new way to approach ceramic art. I was delighted to supply Liberty's for last two years and really felt I was achieving things when I won the Craft&Design Selected Magazine award in 2016.

These prints are images of my 3D sculptural ceramic and wood artworks, inspired by local fish, fruit and veg markets in this country and on my travels. The wood panels are handmade to my measurements using reclaimed wood so each item will have different textures and wood grain, this all adds to the character and individuality of the piece. I have high quality photography taken of my ceramics which are then digitally inject printed onto the panels, this means that the printing with go in most of the indentations and uneven surface of the wood. I have worked over two years with the printing company to refine my product. Once printed each are checked for quality and I embellish colour by hand if I feel the colour or details need to be strengthened or highlighted, again each are individual. I sign and number them on the reverse with the edition number on a small wood certificate. I add touches gold or silver lustre to fish eyes which give them a sparkle like freshly caught fish! So these are quite unique pieces of art and can easily be cleaned/dusted using a damp cloth lightly, they have a matt varnish for protection so are ideal for a kitchen or eating area as no glass to steam up! They can be placed outside covered area, but not in lots of direct sunlight or wind and rain, as wood may warp.