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Upcoming events

APRIL FOCUS: Robin Welch; Wied and Diederik Heyning at Bevere Gallery 4th - 29th April 2015 Also New to the Gallery, Paul Smith
Reading Contemporary Art Fair at Rivermead Leisure Complex 24th - 26th April 2015 The fair brings together an eclectic mix of over 100 artists, printmakers, photographers, sculptors, ceramicists and selected galleries. More nearer the time.
20th anniversary of Gallery Carla Koch at Galerie Carla Koch 18th April to 3rd May, 2015 Special anniversary exhibition presents new work by 22 artists. (weekends only)
York Open Studios - ceramicists at York Open Studios 17th - 26th April 2015 A range of high quality ceramics makes this an interesting Open Studio day trip to consider. Ceramics include Ruth King and Isabel K-J Denyer plus others. Get a leaflet from the website or just check out the website! WEEKENDS ONLY (17,18,19 and 25,26 April)

Recently added Courses

Master Class - Ceramic Decoration with Lithium - Regina Heinz - 31st October to 1st November, 2015
Ceramic Decoration Techniques with lithium glaze
Julian Jardine - Weekend Sculpting Workshop - 11th - 12th April 2015
A general Clay Sculpting Weekend
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.
Easter Children's Pottery Course in East Sussex - 30th March to 3rd April, 2015
Easter Children's Pottery Course.....with Mohamed Hamid and Elizabeth Jardine.

Irish Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition: 21 Sep 2012 – 11 Nov 2012

The Barony Centre will host the first showing in Scotland of the Irish Contemporary Ceramic Awards 2012 exhibition, which will be one of the largest exhibitions of Irish Ceramic Artists outside of Ireland.   We are delighted to continue the long tradition of cultural exchange between our two countries.

John Goode, a ceramic collector for over 30 years, inaugurated the Irish Contemporary Ceramic Awards (ICCA) in 2008. This annual adjudicated exhibition raises the profile and exposure to the wonderful diversity and skill in the medium. The ICCA has established a number of awards for innovation, decoration and distinction and more importantly a new and larger audience for this work. The ICCA are open to anyone working in clay. Mill Cove Gallery also provides awards at Sculpture in Context, national Botanic Gardens, Dublin and the Ceramics Ireland exhibitions.

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“The ceramics in this exhibition have two essential ingredients truth and passion that help to enhance our intellectual stimulation and pleasure. Today the busy pace of life may limit our exposure to art, or we may even be made to fear it by a perceived exclusiveness and elitism. There is nothing to fear, ceramics are just a communication of subjectivity with no social responsibility except to be first class.”  John Goode

The work of 34 ceramicists in this exhibition reflects the breadth of approaches evident in contemporary ceramics whilst referencing the rich tradition of mans’ use of clay as an integral facet of society for thousands of years. From transporting water to storing foods to its use in ceremonies and celebrations, humans have relied on potters and their craft.  Pottery, however, does n

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ot only reflect the function it was created for, but often is a work of art in its own right.  From very early times clay played an important part in the life of man and has been the medium that symbolic figures are modeled through.

List of Exhibitors:

Annika Berglund, Cormac Boydell, Frances Brosnan, Patrick Connor, Jodi Coyne, Gemma Dardis,Helen Doherty, Ana Duncan, Sinéad Fagan, Claire Finlay, Sinead Glynn, Etain Hickey, Alison Kay, Marianne Klopp, Christy Keaney, Fidelma Massey, Charlie Mahon, Sandra Mc Cowen, Diane McCormick, Mandy Parslow, Elizabeth Petcu, Helen Quill, John Rainey,  Neil Read, Clodagh Redden, Sara Roberts, Ann Marie Robinson, Fieda Rupp, Alex Scott, David Seeger, Eileen Singleton, Eleanor Swan, Jim Turner, Grainne Watts.

All work in the exhibition is for sale.

  • Venue: Happyhills Gallery
  • Address: The Barony Centre, 50 Main Street, West Kilbride, North Ayrshire, Scotland, KA23 9AR.
  • Telephone: +44 (0)1294 829179
  • Web-site: www.crafttownscotland.org/category/events

Posted on September 10 2012 under Event Previews.