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 Paul Smith at Studiopottery.co.uk

Paul Smith

Ceramics by Brian Holland at Studiopottery.co.uk

Brian Holland

Upcoming events

MAY FOCUS: Shelagh Spear & Tim Andrews at Bevere Gallery 2nd - 27th May 2015 Shelagh Spear & Tim Andrews - also New to the Gallery - Kate Scott
Diessen International Ceramics Market at Diessen Potters Market 14th - 17th May 2015 With around 150 potters from Europe. (Peter Beard, Tony Laverick, Eddie Curtis,Rachel Wood and David Wright will be showing from Britain)
Clerkenwell Design Week 2014 at Clerkenwell Design Week 19th - 21st May 2015 Regina Heinz will be showing her new work 
Artists Open House - Chris Lewis - Brighton Festival at South Heighton Pottery 2nd - 25th May 2015 Chris Lewis, Pots, Garden Seats and Sculpture - Note: Only open each weekend and the two Bank Holidays.

Recently added Courses

Creative Clay - Junior Workshop at Easter in Hull - 28th March 2015
Hand-building and model making for ages 8 - 12 years.
English Slipware Decoration and Wheel Work with Daniel Johnston - 11th - 12th July 2015
During the workshop Daniel will demonstrate his signature Slipware decoration and wheel working techniques
Easter Clay Workshops 2015 with Gary Wood - 30th March to 9th April, 2015
Gary wood is running four clay workshops for children during the Easter holiday at his studio in Bathford.
David Rogers, The Vinegar Hill Pottery - 9th May 2015 to 9th April, 2015
This is the perfect course for people who have always wanted to try their hand at making pots on the potter's wheel. 

CLAUDI CASANOVAS Galerie Besson Final Exhibition 4-27 May 2011

Galerie Besson’s final exhibition presents two important new works by the Catalan artist, entitled Pòrtic Marí (Gateway to the Sea), alongside a selection of earlier works, dating from 1988 – 2009.
This is Claudi’s fourteenth solo exhibition at the gallery since he first showed in its opening year programme year in 1988. Fittingly, one work in this show (Wall plate, ill. left) was exhibited in that first London exhibition 23 years ago, and is shown again at this final exhibition for Galerie Besson.
We were very sorry to hear that Anita Besson is closing Galerie Besson at the end of this show. I personally will miss my visits to the gallery and the enjoyment of the stunning work displayed, but wish Anita well in her new projects. Her note from her website is copied below:
DEAR FRIENDS…
Mar 2011
The gallery opened in 1988 and it has been an extraordinary and exciting 23 years for me. I have met many wonderful artists who have given me encouragement, support and friendship . I have learnt so much from the public, enthusiasts and above all from the artists. Now, after 245 exhibitions and aged 77, I have come to the decision to close the gallery at the end of June and start a new phase of my life – just as exciting but less demanding than organising 10 exhibitions each year!
It has been my intention that my gallery should be useful in promoting ceramics on the international market. I feel that that has been achieved.
My recent trip to Japan for the Lucie Rie travelling exhibition in six museums, which, so far, has attracted more than 400,000 visitors, and the wonderful reception I received there, has made me realise, more than I had ever expected, the possibilities which are still open to me.
On a personal level, I am sure that you can imagine that the decision to close the gallery has not been easy but I feel that this is the right time to change direction while I still have the energy to do so.
I shall continue to work, but without a gallery, and look forward to new projects as a consultant. I hope we shall remain in touch
With my best greetings,
Anita Besson, March 201
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Posted on May 12 2011 under Event Previews.