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Ceramics by Brian Holland at Studiopottery.co.uk

Brian Holland

Ceramics by David Melville at Studiopottery.co.uk

David Melville

Upcoming events

Sheffield Ceramics Festival at Sheffield Ceramics Festival 22nd - 23rd September 2018 Forty leading and up and coming potter/ceramic artists
The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair at GNCCF 11th - 14th October 2018 mixed fair, plenty of ceramics
Handmade at Kew at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 4th - 7th October 2018 Over 150 extraordinary designer-makers will showcase work across all disciplines including ceramics.
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)

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.