Event Reviews

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


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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The Landscape is Memory – Adele Howitt – to 26 March 2015


Adele has exhibited across Europe including, the prestigious Steninge Slott Cultural Centre in Sweden for the World Art in Clay exhibition,

Curse or Cure – Nici Ruggiero at Chelsea Physic Garden. 01.04 – 31.10.2015


‘Curse or Cure?’ is an outdoor art installation created for Chelsea Physic Garden

Geoff Swindell 70th Birthday Show: 7.03.15-1.04.15


I went to the opening of Geoff’s show last Saturday and it was great to see such a varied collection of his work together.

London Potters: Morley Show Prizewinners December 2014

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The London Potters, annual unselected show at the Morley Gallery in london did as usual have a great show of talented work from 90 Members, both from those 

John Leach in the Somerset Levels – time for a visit?


I visited John some weeks ago and can report that

Ikuko Iwamoto: New Ashgate Gallery, Surrey


Ceramic sculpture and tableware by the quirky and critically acclaimed Japanese ceramic artist Ikuko Iwamoto.

PAUL SMITH Sculpture


For his third solo show at Cambridge Contemporary Art, ( 4th – 27th October 2013: Solo Show)Paul Smith delves into his dream-like world of fables and fairytales…

Halima Cassell Catching the Light: sculpture and sculptural ceramics


Halima Cassell has a particular way of working with clay that almost denies its inherent plasticity when wet and therefore malleable. Instead