MY Art

Creativity and exploration are vital to my equilibrium. This often simply happens through drawing, collage or a simple Insta snap. Periodically an idea will grow inside me until I am bursting to birth a one-off piece or group of sculptures, these are often ceramic and occasionally mixed media.

The core of my inspiration is play through art. A deep belief that it is crucial to stay childlike and playful through infancy if we are to remain happy and healthy. I experiment with a range of materials and processes, which typically manifests in ceramic sculpture.

“I believe in finding what ignites your soul and in designing your life in accordance with it. I choose my own individual style, free from the constraints of trends and disposable fashion – things which put a strain on people an our planet. My experience of other cultures and my spiritual relationship with nature feed my unique self-expression.”

– Leyla Folwell

Put The Kettle On - drawing by Leyla Folwell

Put The Kettle On

Mixed media
2013
40cm x 40cm

King & Queen

Ceramic
2014
25cm x 25cm

Headspace detail 1

Headspace

Ceramic, origami and drawing
2001 - present

Headspace detail 2

Headspace

Ceramic, origami and drawing
2001 - present

Headspace detail 3

Headspace

Ceramic, origami and drawing
2001 - present

Headspace detail 4

Headspace

Ceramic, origami and drawing
2001 - present

Map

Mixed media
2013
40cm x 40cm

Gaya

Ceramic
2008
32cm x 32cm

Drawing - Sunset Past 1

Sunset Past 1

Mixed media
2015
15cm x 15cm

Ceramic - Determination Devil

Determination Devil

Ceramic
2015
50cm x 50cm

Bird Meeting

Bird Meeting

Digital photography
From 'India' series
2008

Krishna's Door

Digital photography
From 'India' series
2008

Rainbow Shop

Rainbow Shop

Digital photography
From 'India' series
2008

Red Stripe

Red Stripe

Digital photography
From 'India' series
2008

Drawing - Sunset Past 2

Sunset Past 2

Mixed media
2015
15cm x 15cm

Ceramic - Fools Gold

Fool's Gold

Ceramic
2013
28cm x 30cm

Drawing - River Lee

River Lee

Pencil
2012
15cm x 15cm

Drawing - Tednambury Farm

Tednambury Farm

Pencil
2012
15cm x 15cm

Ghost

Digital photography
From 'Paris' series
2013

Mona Lisa

Digital photography
From 'Paris' series
2013

Paris

Digital photography
From 'Paris' series
2013

Red Light

Digital photography
From 'Paris' series
2013

'Swift Horse' a mixed media drawing by Leyla Folwell

Swift Horse

Mixed media
2011
15cm x 15cm

Henrietta

Ceramic
2014
21cm x 25cm

'100 Year Boat' - a mixed media drawing by Leyla Folwell

100 Year Boat

Mixed media
2011
15cm x 15cm