Mal Gotjes

Mal Gotjes

Mal Gotjes is a self-taught ceramic artist who moved to Queenstown six years ago from Queensland. Mal established Q-West Community Gallery and Pottery Studio in Queenstown that has thirty-five developing West Coast potters and ceramicists honing their craft. The gallery also assists in the early childhood development of artistic expression through clay at the child care centre. Mal has done a number of bodies of work relating to the West Coast with many sold locally through various businesses, with a body of work depicting the North Mt Lyell Mine Disaster of 1912 selling in discrete sets and been replaced over time.