Event Reviews

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

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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

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

Geoff Swindell 70th Birthday Show: 7.03.15-1.04.15

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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.