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 Jack Coelho at Studiopottery.co.uk

Jack Coelho

Ceramics by Emma Johnstone at Studiopottery.co.uk

Emma Johnstone

Upcoming events

Shades of Clay at Kunsthius Gallery 3rd November to 24th December, 2017 New work from Janet Halligan
Featured Potters at Bevere Gallery 2nd November to 4th January, 2018 David and Margaret Frith, Claire Seneviratne, Tim Andrews, Charlotte Mary Pack
Myra Wishart at Sevenoaks at Sevenoaks School 27th - 29th October 2017 Myra Wishart will be exhibiting both ceramics and glass this year all with an African theme.
Handmade Edinburgh at Hub (The), Edinburgh 27th - 29th October 2017 Mixed 3 day show over 100+ talented designer-makers selling textiles, ceramics, glass, jewellery, furniture and more..

Recently added Courses

Animal Sculpting With Celia Allen - 8th - 10th September 2017
Learn how to sculpt animals of various forms, with a possible Raku firing day to finish
Hand Building & Smoke Firing Course at the Moulin with Frances Marr - 11th - 17th June 2017
Over the the course of the week we will explore smoke-firing techniques resulting from the interaction of clay and fire. 
Classes in Portugal - Catherine Portal - 18th - 22nd September 2017
A 5 day intensive workshop: 5 days of  'potting' with no interruptions where each one can explore their creativity through hand-building, sculpting or wheelwork and then relax round the garden table over a home-cooked lunch enjoying conversations with fellow potters.
Potters Wheel Courses and Workshops at Eastnor Pottery - 5th August to 2nd December, 2018
Escape to the country and spend a relaxing day or weekend learning how to make pottery on the potter's wheel.

Essex Studio Potters at Chelmsford Museum – permanent exhibition starts mid January 2013

The exhibition is curated by Dr Mark Curteis and his team at the museum. Potters who are showing in the exhibition so far include: Shaun Hall  (Large Nuclear Jug), Richard Baxter (large footed bowl), Lola Swain (big beautiful coiled and burnished pot), Suzanne Rampton (possibly a functional work), Madelaine Murphy (a trio of totemic birdhouses in Raku -dedicated to sweets), and Alan Foxley (sculptural garden piece).

I have a picture from Shaun of his jug and hope to be able to add more images later. The exhibition is listed under ‘events‘ as well

The Museum boasts a beautiful display of ceramics, fine Georgian glass, English pottery and contemporary pots from local artists.

Ceramics on display include 17th-18th century tin glaze pottery (“English delft”) and the unusual Victorian “Essex Art Pottery” made by Edward Bingham and his family at Castle Hedingham in North Essex. A contemporary decorative and narrative pot by the Chelmsford-born Turner Prize winner Grayson Perry is “The Chelmsford Sissies”. He imagined a Civil War incident and created a modern cross-dressing illustration on the pot.

This contrasts with the modern austerity of work by Joanna Constantinidis (1927-2000), a potter of international reputation who lived at Little Baddow and taught in Chelmsford from 1951 to 1989. Items on display include a large group of pieces she kept, acquired from her estate after her death.

Chelmsford Museum
Oaklands Park
Moulsham Street
Chelmsford
Essex
CM2 9AQ


Posted on January 11 2013 under Event Previews.