Ruta Bartkeviciute

Bartkeviciute-Ruta_largexA young potter, Ruta was born, brought up and studied in Lithuania and has been in England now for four years. She works in Hertford where she is gaining a reputation for her fine craftsmanship.

Ruta uses red clay, decorating with colourful glazes applied by painting. Her work is very original and includes interesting references to European folk art. It has a certain naivety, but this is superseded by her mastery of craft.