About Ché Finch



South African born, Contemporary British artist, Ché Finch creates autobiographical hand-coiled vases and ceramic paintings, exploring a dialogue with memory. “I love the intimacy of working with clay and the ambiguity that glazes lend my work”.

Ché is also co-founder of several arts organisations, providing a platform for artists in the North West.





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Artist: Ché Finch
Medium: Stoneware, glazes, oxides and gold leaf
Dimensions: 32 x 23 cm
Purchase: SOLD  Contemporary Six - The Gallery

© Ché Finch

Marks of Remembrance #2

Artwork Details


Marks of Remembrance #2 is a hand-coiled vase that concludes Ché Finch's earlier 'Orphan' art work. Orphan explores Ché Finch's experience whilst staying at an orphanage aged four with her brother who had been quarantined due to infectious illness. It recounts abandonment, isolation and hope whilst waiting at the gate for a loved one to visit, alongside symbolism referencing the death of a young black boy in apartheid South Africa and an unresolved sense of loss for his life and humanity.

Marks of Remembrance #1 is essentially an act of acceptance for loss, as well as, a process of honouring those that are lost.