News for Makers

Great Northern Contemporary Art Fairs


Apply now for GNCCF Manchester 11-14 October Introducing two new summer shows

Regular Pottery Courses by Suleyman Saba (Available Now!)


Studio potter Suleyman Saba has exhibited widely in the UK and abroad and is renowned for his skill as a thrower. He teaches
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Martin McWilliam: Singular View: 17.01 – 02.03.2018 Oldenburg


See Martin’s latest work in Oldenburg. Artists talk on 23 January 2018 at 19.00 hours, which will introduce his new exhibition.

Contemporary Ceramic Auction: 14 to 17 May 2018: Invitation to Consign


Maak Contemporary Ceramics would like to extend an invitation for consignments to the forthcoming auction.

Full Time, 3 Month, Residential, Ceramic Course: 03.09.-30.11.2018


The course aims are to give aspiring potters the time, space, materials and equipment to really explore new processes in the development of their work and style.

Ceramic Plasticity Symposium: Friday 26 January 2018

Ceramic Plasticity Symposium

Reflecting the resurgence of craft and skills-based making in art over the past decade, this one-day symposium explores common ground between contemporary art and studio ceramics.

Potters Open Day: Dacorum & Chiltern Potters Guild: 24 February 2018

POD 2018 flyer

The Dacorum and Chilterns Potters Guild (DCPG) has an impressive line-up for its annual Potters Open Day (POD) to be held on

European Prize for Applied Arts 2018 – Date limite/Deadline : 15.02.18


The European Prize for Applied Arts aims to reward the best creations of contemporary expression in applied arts and craftsmanship.

Betty Woodman (1930–2018)


Artist Betty Woodman, a sculptor known for ceramic works that are playful yet rigorous combinations of, among other things, Etruscan sculpture, Egyptian art, Sèvres porcelain, and Henri Matisse, has died.

Potfest (in The Park; Scotland) Application Deadline 24 December 2017

Be aware that the deadline for both shows is 24 December, so don’t delay – Potfest in the Pens is already full!!!