Mary Kaun-English
Pit-firing Projects facilitated by Mary English

Photos from St Ives Pit firing on Porthmeor Beach 2016.

Arial View
Transporting materials
Digging the pit
Shoring up the pit
Mary Explaining the process
Loading the pit
Lighting the fire
The Fire pit is alight
The pots emerge from the ashes
Opening the pit the next morning


Porthmeor Studios, St Ives September 2016

Porthmeor Studios, St Ives September 2015

Norway House Studio September 2014

Artist in Residence at The American Community School 2014

Pit firing process:

Download a PDF about the pit firing process Pit Firing Process