Matthew makes stoneware pieces, loosely based on the human form, aiming to articulate feelings. They are about real feelings, triggered by very specific events in his life. Sometimes the bodies and body parts depicted are his own, sometimes those of other people.
Scroll down to see larger images of his work and to see some of it on show at the Hebden Bridge 2018 Open Studios.
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Below: some of Matthew Helbert's work on display in the grounds of the Birchcliffe Centre at Hebden Bridge Open Studios 2018. See also the 2019 Open Studios page.