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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Ceramics by John Calver at Studiopottery.co.uk

John Calver

Ceramics by Philip N Wilks at Studiopottery.co.uk

Philip N Wilks

Upcoming events

Gloucestershire Guild - summer show at Chipping Campden Town Hall 15th - 20th August 2014 With new work from Emily-Kriste Wilcox
AUGUST FOCUS - FEATURED POTTERS at Bevere Gallery 1st August to 2nd September, 2014 New work from- David Frith & Margaret Frith New Maker to the Gallery- Wendy Kershaw
James Campbell at Bluecoat Display Centre 1st - 31st August 2014 New work James Campbell
4th International Triennial of Silicate Arts at Kecskemet Cultural and Conference Centre 3rd August to 7th September, 2014 Ceramics Festival and exhibition

Recently added Courses

Doug Fitch and Hannah McAndrew workshop - 27th - 28th September 2014
Doug Fitch and Hannah McAndrew present a weekend workshop.
Brian Dickenson - throwing workshop - 21st June 2014 - 28th September 2014
Basic & intermediate throwing workshop: Also on July 19, August 16 and September 20 2014.
Brian Dickenson - throwing workshop - 19th July 2014 - 28th September 2014
Basic & intermediate throwing workshop: Also on August 16 and September 20 2014.
ONE-DAY THROWING WORKSHOP with Julie Ayton - 17th August 2014 - 28th September 2014
Throwing days are suitable for all students from absolute beginners to experienced potters who want to extend the scale or range of their throwing through guided practice.

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.