Maggie Curtis – bespoke architectural ceramics


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Maggie Curtis 
Maggie will be talking about her bespoke architectural ceramics, which follow the tradition of Victorian terracotta and includes sculptural ridge tiles, finials, capitals, garden sculpture, embossed tiles and friezes.

Working to order, Maggie makes original creations and reproductions or restoration work for private and public clients. The products for private commissions are varied, ranging from ornamental ridge tiles to gate post finials. She takes great care when interviewing her clients to ensure not only that the piece fits technically, but also that the 3D image, be it abstract or figurative, fits the situation exactly.

Maggie enjoys the challenge of unusual projects: air bricks for a stately home, a reproduction of the Exeter horseman ridge tile, a commemorative plaque for the Appledore railway, the gas flu outlet cover and plaque for the Duchy of Cornwall’s development in South Devon, an ornamental pavement, Roger the Hereford Bull, and most recently a War Memorial design.

A pre-talk buffet at 7pm (£7.95 pre booked or £9.95 on the night subject to availability).
The meal is followed by the talk at 8pm which is FREE to NDA members and £5 for non-members.
Please bring your membership card with you.

If you’d like a pre-talk buffet supper you need to book this by the Monday before the meeting. Please either email advance bookings for the buffet to queenannes@cafeonthestrand.co.uk or send a message through Facebook. Their Facebook page is @queenannescafe Or Tel 01271 325232
If you book after this date or ask for a buffet supper when you get there on the day without booking in advance the cost will be £9.95 and you may not get one at all!!

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