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 Emily-Kriste Wilcox at Studiopottery.co.uk

Emily-Kriste Wilcox

Ceramics by Tony Foard at Studiopottery.co.uk

Tony Foard

Upcoming events

Art in the Pens 2017 - Skipton at Art in the Pen (Skipton) 12th - 13th August 2017 Wide range of work with ceramics by Brian Holland, Paul Smith and others
Philip Eglin at Scottish Gallery 3rd August to 2nd September, 2017
AUGUST FOCUS 2017 at Bevere Gallery 4th - 30th August 2017 Featured Potters - Mark Smith Petra Bittl and Richard Miller
Time for Tea - ceramics for enjoying tea! at Royal Birmingham Society of Artists 14th August to 30th September, 2017 Includes a selection of teapots from Andrew Matheson (in the Craft Space)

Recently added Courses

Residential Pottery Courses in France with Sylph Baier - 14th May to 14th October, 2017
It is mainly throwing based and would suit students with some throwing experience but other techniques can also be covered as well as glazing and firing in electric and gas reduction kiln
Experimental Ceramic Workshop - Claire Ireland - 18th September to 20th November, 2017
This course will explore the use of clay in an experimental way 
Lindy Barletta weekday Courses in East Sheen - 13th April to 20th December, 2017
Studio Pottery Making techniques: A terms course covers a project in each - pinching, coiling, slab building and throwing.
LeachPottery: Workshop with Jenny Beavan - 10th - 11th June 2017
This is a great opportunity for a two day workshop with Jenny Beavan

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.