A talented couple, Donald and Heather are passionate creators, hand crafting unique pieces
Donald, Heather Nelson, ceramics, sculpture, pottery, porcelain, local artists, artists, craft, crafts, Portaferry Pottery
Donald and Heather live and work from their home in Portaferry. They're work compliments one another; Donald creates hand thrown Porcelain, which he hand paints. They also create garden sculpture.
Donald creates Bronze Sculpture, Sgraffito decorated bowls and hand painted jugs along with his detailed pen drawings and paintings whilst Heather specialised in porcelain buttons, ceramic beads and brooches which she hand paints with bright colours, as well as knot work jewellery, and art work in her own style.
Donald prides himself of the Craft Council of Ireland and Heather too. Heather is also a member of the Port Art and Craft Co-operative.
Donald's work is available from ‘The Port’ Portaferry – Co-operative Art and Craft shop, (Open Easter to September), ‘Blue Beans’ in Castlewellan and “Kingfisher” in Killyleagh.
Short workshops can be arranged for visitors – jewellery, sculpture and hand throwing.
Admission: Prices vary from £5 - £500, depending on requirements. Contact Donald and Heather for more information on their offerings.
Cheques and cash accepted. Euros accepted. Currently no facility for accepting debit or credit cards.