Upcoming events

Celia Allen at Biscuit Factory, The 15th - 30th November 2017 Celia allen - new sculpture - must check exact dates
Amy Cooper: Maker in Focus at New Ashgate Gallery 17th November to 6th January, 2018 Amy Cooper - organic slipcast and beautifully manipulated porcelain lighting. Private view: 17 November 2017, 6-8pm
Winter Draws Nigh at Brook Street Pottery and Gallery 18th November to 6th January, 2018 Includes work by Jitka Palmer. private view on Saturday 18th November 11 am - 4 pm
Ceramica at RIBA North 28th October to 10th February, 2018 On Saturday 28 October RIBA North, the RIBA's new national architecture centre on the Liverpool Waterfront, opens its second exhibition, Ceramica, showcasing the future use of ceramics and technology in architecture.

Event Reviews

Exploring the Vessel – 19-23 September 2017

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The exhibition took place in a private house in Holland Park, London, and allowed visitors to view and engage with the works in a more domestic environment than the usual gallery format.

Anne James – Celebrating a Career in Ceramics: 6 June – 23 July 2017

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The Guild at 51 is taking this opportunity to celebrate Anne’s career, and during this showcase there will be work for sale from her recent collection. 

Julie Massie (UCA) wins the Rising Stars 2017 competition at New Ashgate Gallery

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Rising Stars is a platform to view and collect the most exciting new crafts by emerging makers from crafts and applied arts programmes across the UK.

Collect 2017: Review

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Collect, Europe’s leading art fair for contemporary objects, returned to the Saatchi Gallery from the 2 – 6 February with close-of-show sales estimated at £1.5 million, over 14,000 visitors, and £30,550 raised in the Crafts Council Benefit Auction.

Handmade at Kew : Review

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It was a good show and well worth visiting. Excellent work from a range of disciplines including ceramics. Ceramicists included: 

Northern Colours: 1.10.2016 – 3.12.2016

This exhibition at Gallery Oldham showcases work by selected members of the Northern Potters Association. 

From Where I’m Standing: Contemporary ceramics and the Swindon collection

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Celebrating connections and contrasts between modern art and contemporary ceramics. From 21.09.2016 – 28.01.2017.

Kate Malone at Waddesdon Manor: 8 June – 16 October 2016

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Kate Malone, one of the UK’s leading ceramic artists, has created a collection of new work inspired by

Obituary: Alan Firth, 1934-2015/Sale of collection

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Alan  Firth together with his wife Pat (1934-2012)  were collectors well known to many in the studio pottery world. THEIR RARE COLLECTION INCLUDED 21 PIECES BY HANS COPER AND SOLD FOR £990,000

Clay2Day International Festival: 2015 – Review

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Clay2Day International Keramiek Festival 2015 organised by Sarah Michael was held over 2nd and 3rd May at De Olmenhorst Organic Orchards, Lisserbroek, Holland.
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