Welcome - This is a Social Enterprise Business It aims to help potters and ceramic artists to become better known, to sell their work, to fill their courses and to provide a window into this fantastic world of 3D art!

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Work for Sale

Ceramics by Lesley Martin at Studiopottery.co.uk

Lesley Martin

Ceramics by David Melville at Studiopottery.co.uk

David Melville

Upcoming events

Handmade Chelsea at Chelsea Old Town Hall 9th - 11th November 2018 Now in its 12th year, this annual winter event returns to Chelsea this November to  showcase fine, contemporary work from 100 designer-makers.
Affordable Art Fair at Battersea at Affordable Art Fair London, The 18th - 21st October 2018 The Affordable Art Fair offers a feast of contemporary art from over 100 galleries, with prices from £40 - £4,000 
Winter exhibition - Emily-Kriste Wilcox at Gallerytop 10th November to 6th January, 2019 New work
Oxford Ceramics Fair 2018 at CPA Autumn Fair 27th - 28th October 2018 More than 60 of the UK's leading potters will be exhibiting and selling their ceramics at the Oxford Ceramics Fair 2017.

Recently added Courses

Regular Pottery Courses by Suleyman Saba - 29th January to 31st December, 2018
Students will learn about preparing clay and different techniques of ceramics from pinch pots and coiled pottery, to slab building and throwing. Students are also guided on aspects of decoration and glazing. 
Lindy Barletta weekday Courses in East Sheen - 1st January to 31st December, 2018
Studio Pottery Making techniques: A terms course covers a project in each - pinching, coiling, slab building and throwing.

21st Art in Clay Farnham: 18th & 19th November 2017

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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 Р5.00pm Sunday 10am Р4.30pm

Exhibitors: Studiopottery Members exhibiting are:

Talks and Demos:

SATURDAY 18th NOVEMBER

12.00 noon РJennifer 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 ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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 РKeith 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 ‚Äď 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


Posted on November 5 2017 under Event Previews, News about Makers.