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 Alvin F. Irving at Studiopottery.co.uk

Alvin F. Irving

Ceramics by John Calver at Studiopottery.co.uk

John Calver

Upcoming events

Ceramics by Louise Blois at POTTERS 1st March to 29th April, 2017 Louise Blois is the ninth maker to exhibit with Potters in what are bi-monthly exhibitions by established and emerging invited guest makers from across the United Kingdom
Made in the Middle (p.2) at Parkside Gallery 6th March to 29th April, 2017 Touring show - Contemporary craft from across the Midlands - with Emily-Kriste Wilcox
Spring exhibition SW group of Northern Potters association at Middleport Pottery 4th March to 23rd April, 2017 Includes new work by Janet Halligan
Artist Talk by Mari-Ruth Oda at Athenaeum (Liverpool), The 28th February 2017 to 23rd April, 2017 Ceramicist Mari-Ruth Oda. Mari will speak about her artistic career. A traditional afternoon tea will follow the talk. This event is open to current and new subscribing Members.

Recently added Courses

Personal 'Bespoke'Tuition - Bob and Mary Kershaw - 16th February to 28th February, 2018
Mary and Bob offer private tuition in clay modelling, sculpture AND the potter's wheel for complete beginners through to intermediate level.. (Gift Vouchers available for Christmas, Birthdays etc...)
Linda Styles Masterclass (3 days) - 28th February to 28th March, 2017
Starting Tuesday 28 February 2017 then Continues 14 & 28 March 2017
Wobage: 4 Day Jar making/slip decorated Earthenware - 13th - 16th July 2017
This jar making course will run over 4 days.  Patia makes jars in both porcelain and earthenware
Pottery Classes for Adults and Children: Suleyman Saba and Hannah Milsom - 20th February to 7th July, 2017
A wide range of pottery techniques are offered to adults and children at all levels.

Handmade at Kew : Review

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It was a good show and well worth visiting. Excellent work from a range of disciplines including ceramics. Ceramicists included: 

Handmade team comment:

Following on from last year’s successful inaugural event, we returned to the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew for the second edition of the four day craft spectacular, Handmade at Kew!

Housed in an elegant outdoor pavilion next to the picturesque Kew Palace, the spectacular Kew Gardens played host to this innovative, global craft fair in our most ambitious event to date. With innovative design alongside exceptional craftsmanship, visitors enjoyed an impressive variety of form, function and style from over 200 international makers.

Handmade at Kew grew this year with over 200 UK and international makers exhibiting an exceptional standard and variety of work from Columbia to Germany. Disciplines showcased included glass, ceramics, jewellery, furniture, fashion accessories, sculptures and home textiles.

A  number of groups and galleries took part in the event including Gallery Top and Inspired 2016 both of whom brought varied collections of beautiful contemporary pieces across all disciplines. Organisations Design Factory and Craft Central also showcased a smorgasbord of contemporary craft and design from a range of well-known names. Arts Thread returned to curate an Emerging Talents showcase of some of the brightest new graduate talent in contemporary craft and design and there were live demonstrations of contemporary craft practices from In The Window throughout the event.

We found some excellent work, the displays were well laid out, all in all a show worth a visit next time (Pity Kew Gardens made what appears to be a late change and made us walk ‘all round the houses’ to get in on the preview evening!)

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Posted on November 24 2016 under Event Reviews.