Tara Shackell is a ceramic artist living and working in Melbourne. She makes functional tableware including plates, beakers and bowls, as well as other ceramic objects including vases. She has always been interested in the method of making things.
Tara is interested in the relationship between form, line and surface. She works intuitively, using the wheel as well as pinching, shaping and carving the clay by hand. Her current work focuses on creating functional forms and simple objects that express materiality, quietness and space.