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Ceramics by Tiffany Scull at Studiopottery.co.uk

Tiffany Scull

Ceramics by Lesley Martin at Studiopottery.co.uk

Lesley Martin

Upcoming events

Vessel: SE group of the NPA at Cupola Contemporary Art Gallery 27th April to 1st June, 2019 Vessel is being held at the Cupola Contemporary Art Gallery in Sheffield.  It is a selected exhibition for the NPA. Details of participants will follow.
London Craft Week talk - Kate Malone at BELLENDEN ROAD STUDIO 10th May 2019 to 1st June, 2019 Kiln Rooms talk for London Craft Week by Kate Malone (ticketed event - must apply to Kiln Rooms for ticket)
Evening event - Chris Keenan and Vanguard Court Ceramicists at Vanguard Court Studios, Southwark, london 9th May 2019 to 1st June, 2019 the ceramicists on Vanguard Court will be holding an evening event as part of this year's London Craft Week. It'll be led by Corinne Julius and is a free, but ticketed, event and there are only 40 places
Bluecoat Display Centre presents New Makers at Bluecoat Display Centre 27th April to 8th June, 2019 New Makers' will celebrate the work of the UK's most exciting recent graduates and newly emerging designer makers, chosen for their innovative design qualities and making skills.

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.

Peter lane: 60 Years in Ceramics – 21 September – 28 October 2018

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A Riverside Gallery exhibition with a focus on this master potter’s sources of inspiration and practice.
’60 years’ is a retrospective show of Devon Guild Member Peter Lane’s approach to ceramics during a career spanning 60 years of potting, teaching and writing all over the world. The collection of individually-made earthenware, stoneware and mainly porcelain pieces will illustrate a wide range of inspiration, designs and techniques from this prolific maker and writer renowned for his pursuit of porcelain perfection.

Open daily, 7 days a week. 10am-5.30pm. Free entry.

Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF
01626 832223

Related event: Meet the Maker: Peter Lane
Saturday 22 September 2-4pm. Free drop-in event.

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Peter Lane’s work, especially in porcelain, is in many collections around the world and it has been widely exhibited in Britain, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Norway, Switzerland, Kuwait, Australia, Canada and the USA.
He is included in the highly selective Crafts Council INDEX “Craftsmen of Quality” in London. His ceramics have been illustrated and reviewed in numerous books, magazines and newspapers at home and abroad.

He describes himself as “basically a vessel-maker”, although he is interested more in form and surface than function in the work he produces. Much of his stimulus comes from his love of natural forms and landscape. He has become particularly well-known for his carved and/or pierced porcelain bowls, several of which are in important public collections.

His more recent work involves the use of brightly coloured ceramic stains on unglazed, polished porcelain exploring qualities of light and colour as experienced in “Skies” and landscape. In addition to the continuing influence of nature, some of his designs reflect his experience of modern architecture seen during his travels abroad. Peter is no longer making as his ceramic work is severely limited by arthritis but has been working more recently in photography and was recently selected as a Photography Member of the Devon Guid.

Peter Lane is well-known for his books (see more detail below), notably, STUDIO PORCELAIN (Pitman, London and Chilton, USA, 1980); STUDIO CERAMICS (Collins, London and Chilton, USA, 1983); CERAMIC FORM: Design and Decoration (Collins, London and Rizzoli, New York 1988 reprinted 1990) with an enlarged edition (A&C Black, London; Rizzoli, New York; Craftsman House, Australia) in 1998; CONTEMPORARY PORCELAIN: Materials, Techniques and Expressions (A&C Black, London and Chilton, USA 1995) and for his own creative work, especially in porcelain, which is included in many public and private collections around the world.

His ceramics have been widely exhibited and he has lectured and given numerous workshop demonstrations in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States of America as well as many more in Britain.

He is a Member of the International Academy of Ceramics; a Fellow of the Craft Potters’ Association of Great Britain; a Fellow of the Society of Designer-Craftsmen, and his work is included in the British Crafts Council’s selective Index, Craftsmen of Quality, in London.

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Posted on August 13 2018 under Event Previews, News about Makers, News for Makers.