Fascinated with pots from a young age, Lisa consolidated her training in studio pottery in Medway, Kent. She set up Greenwich Pottery Workshop in 1980 alongside teaching at Goldsmiths College for some thirteen years, where committed students and staff helped her to pioneer the use of soda glaze in the UK.

Lisa's work embraces the extensive range of thrown functional ware for the preparation, cooking and serving of food. It is immensely important to her that this work is used in daily life. Alongside her functional ware she has always made a range of work that is more individual and playful. The development of these pieces is a result of the time Lisa spent in Japan, making, firing, and exhibiting. Her forms are strong, fluid and understated and are intended to retain a suggestion of the soft plasticity of the clay.

 ‘Alongside exploring new forms in my pots, it’s the nature of the firing process and its variability that keeps me focused and driven to develop new work after forty years.’ - Lisa Hammond, 2016

  • Large Tsubo
    Lisa Hammond

    Large Tsubo

    2016
    Poured white Shino and ash runs on black clay
    H:40cm W:32cm
    £1450
  • Mizusashi (water jar)
    Lisa Hammond

    Mizusashi (water jar)

    2016
    Poured white Shino on black clay
    H:15cm W:16cm
    £350
  • Carved Pouring Bowls
    Lisa Hammond

    Carved Pouring Bowls

    2016
    Lichen glaze on red clay and white crackle glaze on black clay
    H:9-9.5cm W:16-16.5cm
    £220 each
  • Tall Leaning Jug
    Lisa Hammond

    Tall Leaning Jug

    2016
    Lichen glaze on red clay
    H:25cm W:15cm D:9cm
    £250
  • Chawans
    Lisa Hammond

    Chawans

    2016
    H:8-10cm W:10.5-12cm
    £300 (left sold), £250 (middle), £300 (right)
  • Yunomi Cups
    Lisa Hammond

    Yunomi Cups

    2017
    Red Shino, white crackle glaze, lichen glaze
    H:9cm W:8cm
    £110 each (left & middle sold)
  • Sake Set
    Lisa Hammond

    Sake Set

    2017
    Faceted red shino with matching cup
    H:13.5cm W:8cm
    £275
  • Medium Tsubo
    Lisa Hammond

    Medium Tsubo

    2017
    Stoneware, finger wiped red shino glaze
    H:30cm W:26cm
    Sold
  • Sake Set (Bottle and cup)
    Lisa Hammond

    Sake Set (Bottle and cup)

    2016
    Black clay with poured white Shino glaze
    H:13 (cup H5.5 cms)cm W:10.5 (cup W7 cms)cm
    £275 - reserved
  • Lisa Hammond outside her studio
    Lisa Hammond

    Lisa Hammond outside her studio