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!

New Members

Work for Sale

Ceramics by Rachel Grimshaw at Studiopottery.co.uk

Rachel Grimshaw

Ceramics by Mary Kershaw at Studiopottery.co.uk

Mary Kershaw

Upcoming events

Things of Beauty Growing: British Studio Pottery at Fitzwilliam Museum 20th March to 17th June, 2018 Includes Adam Buick's work
Ceramic Art London 2018 at Central St. Martins 23rd - 25th March 2018 Unmissable for all interested in contemporary ceramic art. Ninety of the world's most talented ceramists show and sell their work.
Reunion: Potters From The Time Of Bernard Leach at Leach Pottery 24th March to 1st July, 2018 new pots from 9 potters who apprenticed, trained, and worked, during the time of Bernard Leach

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.

Potters Open Day 14th March 2015: Dacorum and Chiltern Potters Guild


This is an excellent day with first class speakers/demonstrators in Andy McInnes, Eddie Curtis and Mike Dodd

Held at Longdean School, Hemel Hempstead,Herts. HP38JD, from 9.00am to 4.00pm. The schedule is:

9:30-10:30 Guest Speaker: Andy McInnes
10:45-12:45 Demonstrator: Eddie Curtis – Handbuilding/throwing
13:45-15:45 Demonstrator: Mike Dodd- Throwing

Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided, but bring your own lunch.

The cost of this excellent day is: Members £15.00, none members £25.00. Family  £37:00, Student £19:00     (so consider joining DCPG! – they have some other great demos during the year – Peter Hayes in April, to mention just one)

For tickets, to join DCPG or for more info contact: John Higgins 01727 874299, email: johnhigginsceramics@gmail.com

Website: thedcpg.org.uk

Andy McInnes

The organiser for Art in Clay at Hatfield and Farnhan - Will be talking about how a newcomer to making applications to a ceramics market should go about preparing the work for  application, the application process and how best to present your work to the buying public should you be successful with your application.

Eddie Curtis

A Fellow of the Craft Potter Association says – “My current project, The Blast, was the result of one of the most strongly felt inspirations I have experienced in quite some time. The brutal yet beautiful landscape that now inspired me. What I saw was a combination of textures, an unlikely juxtaposition of the man-made and the natural, objects long bereft of their usefulness and worn and encroached upon by erosion and encrustation. I was looking at sand, clay, metal and stone in various combinations. The textures were cracked, crazed, bright, blunt, sharp, wet, slippy, slimy smooth hard. It has probably been my most rewarding project to date.”

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Mike Dodd

A Fellow of the Craft Potters Association – “Essential to his philosophy is an oriental view that the role of the individual in the creation of true art is unobtrusive. Mike’s work has maintained this philosophy in the making of unshowy pots with simply applied surface textures and subtle glazes sourced from naturally occurring materials. It is a rare approach that has required during his career an intense personal application. As a result his work enjoys the support of many serious collectors of English pottery, as well as that of some respected critics whose judgement of Mike’s work is unusually and openly generous, simply that it has beauty.” Paul Vincent, Founding Editor of ‘Ceramics in Society

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Posted on February 5 2015 under Event Previews, News about Makers, News for Makers.