Hayley .a. West is an artist, designer, and artists educator currently based in Newtown, Sydney, on Gadigal land, Hayley’s academic background, has earned her a BA in Fine Arts from UNSW COFA and a BA in Interior and Spatial Design from UTS, with first class honours.

Over the past decade, Hayley's artistic practice has evolved, with ceramics emerging as her medium of choice. Her works, both functional and sculptural, are imbued with a variety of themes and interests, reflecting her artistic vision and creative expertise.

In addition to her artistic pursuits, Hayley also works as a ceramics technician and teacher, sharing her knowledge to multiple ceramic studios, schools and age groups with a committed to a safe and inclusive community of practice.

Hayley teaches ceramics and pottery and clay classes for all ages at at Hazelhurst Arts Centre and is a Ceramic Technician behond the scenes.

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