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 Patricia Shone at Studiopottery.co.uk

Patricia Shone

Ceramics by David Melville at Studiopottery.co.uk

David Melville

Upcoming events

Natural Living with Ceramics from Antonia Salmon at Artichoke Gallery 6th October to 22nd December, 2018 Antonia Salmon - new work (PV: 5 October - request invite)
Confluence - ceramics including Sarah Villeneau at Herrick Gallery 15th - 27th October 2018 PV 16th October 7 -10 pm. All welcome.
Between the Lines at Saul Hay Gallery 21st September to 7th October, 2018 An Exhibition of Paintings by Deborah Grice and featuring the ceramics of Adele HowittPreview Friday 21st September 6.00-8.30pm
Two Day Sale of Studio Ceramics and Modern Design at Adam Partridge Auctioneers 11th - 12th October 2018 Viewing: Wednesday 10th October 2018 10.00am - 8.00pmCatalogue: £10 inc p&p - check details with Alan Partridge before visiting. Sarah Villeneau will have work in the auction

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.

Maker in Focus: Clare Crouchman Ceramics, collographs and etchings: 5 January to 23 February 2013

Clare Crouchman draws upon the intricate shapes and textures in the landscape for inspiration. She is intrigued by rhythmical and repetitive patterns that repeat themselves naturally on both a large and small scale.

The artist’s choice of materials and working methods are crucial to the desired outcomes. Ceramic materials go through a series of transformational processes, paralleling those of the natural world, which bring a strong physical dimension to her work. An influence of cities, mapping, mazes and labyrinths is evident.

 

Clare says: Contemporary physics has redefined how we understand the world. The ‘implicate order’ as proposed by the physicist David Bohm states that all things have an underlying ‘interconnectedness’. This theory resonates with the way that I instinctively see the world around me to exist. I have been intrigued by rhythmical and repetitive patterns that repeat themselves naturally on both a large and small scale. This fascination connects with Bohm’s view and is in line with other quantum theories that each small piece may contain a microcosm of the whole. This further suggests that nature is an orderly process in the ‘chaos’ of the world. 

Working intuitively, I sense the underlying connections and systems that reflect notions in quantum physics and the idea of unity. The resulting patterns or rhythms of lines are interrelating but there is not necessarily a sequence of events, more an underlying network of integration.

New Ashgate Gallery Trust, Waggon Yard, Farnham GU9 7PS, +44 (0)1252 713208 www.newashgate.org.uk


Posted on January 3 2013 under Event Previews.