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Ceramics by Rachel Grimshaw at Studiopottery.co.uk

Rachel Grimshaw

Ceramics by Liz Mathews at Studiopottery.co.uk

Liz Mathews

Upcoming events

Martin McWilliam at Galerie Terra Delft 29th August to 3rd October, 2015 Solo show Martin McWilliam new work
Argilla; pottery market in France at Argilla France 8th - 9th August 2015 Major biannual pottery market
Sussex Guild Craft Show - includes Ceramics at Pashley Manor Gardens 29th - 31st August 2015 This will be The Sussex Guild's 12th year at Pashley and the craft show will be situated in a large marquee in front of the Manor House. The show will feature about fifty exhibitors including ceramics
GGC Summer Exhibition - with ceramic art at Chipping Campden Town Hall 15th - 23rd August 2015 The annual summer exhibition from the Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen - Emily-Kriste Wilcox (PV: 14th)

Recently added Courses

The Art & Craft of Throwing - A Base to Build From' Jim Malone - 20th - 24th July 2015
 A 5 day throwing course led by world renowned potter, Jim Malone.
Jane and Dylan Bowen Slipware Course - 25th - 28th July 2015
A 4 day course exploring all aspects of making and decorating slipware,techniques old and new.
With John Stroomer - Taking it to the next level - 27th - 31st July 2015
A five day course run by John Stroomer for participants - beginner to advanced.
Clay sculpting weekend workshop with Julian Jardine - 18th - 19th July 2015
If you are looking for an alternative and relaxing weekend during the summer then clay sculpting might be for you.

Argilla 2012: 31 August to 2 September 2012 – Review

John Townsend attended this event at Faenza and was kind enough to give us a flavour of it. I do hope more members (and non-members) will consider it for 2014.

Faenza, Italy, hosted the third Argilla on 31 August to 2 September.

This biennial event in the city famous since the renaissance for it’s majolica ware (’faience’) has developed into a high energy phenomenon combining an international ceramic fair, multiple demonstrations and a whole city celebrating it’s passion for high quality ceramics.

170 ceramists from 15 countries were spread out in the gaily decorated streets of the historic centre which were thronged with many thousands of locals, visitors from other Italian cities and tourists from the rest of the world. There was a special display from this year’s invited country – Finland

Two kilns were built and fired in the main piazza and lectures, demonstrations and social events crowded the busy weekend. An excellent organizing team with many enthusiastic volunteers ensured the success of the event.

The organizers have worked hard since 2005 to create a network of common interest in the ceramic communities of Italy and the rest of Europe and are keen to widen the circle to include the UK.

I enjoyed being part of this major event and hope more British ceramists will be at the next edition in 2014!

John Townsend

1. Happy customer. 2. Outside the International Ceramic Museum. 3. More Happy Customers. 4.In the historic centre. 5. Enthusiastic Volunteer

 


Posted on September 5 2012 under Event Reviews.