21st Art in Clay Farnham: 18th & 19th November 2017
A great show at Farnham in Surrey next weekend (18/19 November 2017) and well worth a visit in my view. Now being run by Richard Miller and his wife Anna who are ensuring the same quality that has always been seen under Andy McInnes stewardshipSome of the finest makers in the industry will be exhibiting and selling their work, and there will be some fantastic talks and demonstrations, where some highly regarded makers will be sharing their techniques and making processes with the public.
Also this year we have special guest speaker Keith Brymer-Jones from the BBC’s Great Pottery Throw Down who promises an entertaining and informative talk on Sunday at 12pm.
The show is 2-4-1 on both days, just click THIS LINK and print off your voucher. You can print off as many as you need for your family and friends.
The Farnham Maltings is an indoor venue in a beautiful, period building; you can guarantee a warm, dry outing, with good parking and a vibrant atmosphere. The Maltings is a hub of creativity and one of the leading Art centres in the South, with a diverse offering for all things creative in Surrey. It is an accessible venue, with excellent facilities and on site catering. The show is perfectly timed at the end of November to pick up a unique and special gift for Christmas.
21st Art in Clay Farnham is at: The Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, GU9 7QR
Opening Times: Saturday 10am – 5.00pm Sunday 10am – 4.30pm
Exhibitors: Studiopottery Members exhibiting are:
- Richard Baxter
- Ben Brierley
- Amy Cooper
- Mark Dally
- Jennie Gilbert
- Sean Gordon
- Janet Halligan
- John Masterton
- Eric Moss
- Sue Mundy
- Andrew Niblett
- Elaine Peto
- Marie Prett
- Mia Sarosi
- Mark Smith
- Geoffrey Swindell
- John Wheeldon
- Steve Woodhead
Talks and Demos:
SATURDAY 18th NOVEMBER
12.00 noon – Jennifer Hall - Demo/Talk: A Slave To Slip
Jennifer will demonstrate various stages of her decorating process and how her making is informed by the material qualities of the slip she uses. She will also present the way in which she produces handles, creates texture and her sgraffito technique. www.jenniferhall-earthenware.co.uk
1.30 pm – Dan Chapel - Demo/Talk: Throwing and Altering
Dan produces slip resist Raku fired work. He will be throwing and altering some of his double walled forms, explaining how he creates vessels distorting the soft clay straight from the wheel. www.danchapple.co.uk
3.00 pm – Mark Dally - Demo/Talk: How Not To Be A Potter
Mark will be explaining his approach to decoration, demonstrating slip trailing and newspaper resist stencil techniques from his 30 year journey not to be a potter. www.markdallyceramics.co.uk
SUNDAY 19th NOVEMBER
12.00 noon – Keith Brymer Jones Demo/Talk: Clay, the Universe and Everything!
Keith Brymer Jones, potter and BBC2’s expert judge, talks about his career, ceramics ranges, personal life and how he’s now had over quarter of a million views on his spoof music videos. Prepare to be entertained! www.keithbrymerjones.com
2.00pm – Richard Wilson - Demo/Talk: The complexity and spontaneity of colour
Richard will unlock the mysteries of surface decoration, demonstrating the way in which he approaches design. He will talk about how he seeks to retain a spontaneity, energy and immediacy to the glazing on his work. www.chapelyard.co.uk