Jitka Palmer is Czech born, Bristol based artist.
She studied medicine and worked as an anatomist.
In 1985 she moved to Britain and studied ceramics at Croydon College of Art and Design.
She set up her first studio in London with the help of a Crafts Council Setting Up Grant.
After 20 years of working in clay Jitka started carving stone.
She loves the contrast between clay and stone and continues using both.
Her work is figurative, narrative and expressive.
She loves watching and sketching people and her sketchbooks are valuable source inspiration.
In this complicated world she draws on personal experiences to reflect the spontaneity of ordinary human life.