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Ceramics by Liz Mathews at Studiopottery.co.uk

Liz Mathews

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Upcoming events

Potfest in the Pens at Potfest in the Pens - Penrith 2nd - 4th August 2019 The only unselected show in the UK giving an opportunity to see the work of the well established alongside the next generation. Around 170 potters will be taking part in this, the oldest potters' market in the UK
Focus on August 2019 Featured Potter Peter Beard at Bevere Gallery 1st August to 2nd September, 2019 Maker's Lunch with Peter Beard on Saturday 3 August
Potfest in the Park 2019 at Potfest in the Park 26th - 28th July 2019 Over 100 exhibitors invited from all over Europe and beyond....all with very distinctive individual styles ....all passionate about working with clay. 
Art in the Pens 2019 - Skipton at Art in the Pen (Skipton) 10th - 11th August 2019 Wide range of work with ceramics by Dianne Cross and others

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.

Kate Malone at Waddesdon Manor: 8 June – 16 October 2016

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Kate Malone, one of the UK’s leading ceramic artists, has created a collection of new work inspired by

the gardens and collections at Waddesdon, the Rothschild property in Buckinghamshire.

Highly respected ceramic artist Kate Malone has created a collection of exciting and inspiring new work for an exhibition at Waddesdon until to 16 October 2016.

The exhibition features artwork inspired by the landscape, gardens, architecture and the people that have been a part of Waddesdon over the years. Particular reference will be made to the wonderful decorative details in the collections, including Waddesdon’s important collection of French eighteenth century Sèvres porcelain and intricate passementerie: elaborate tassels, braids and fringing.

The exhibition forms part of the Contemporary at Waddesdon initiative, commissioning artists to respond to the place and its collections whilst encouraging them to experiment and push the limits within their practice. Kate’s residency and preparation has included research in the collection, the gardens and in the Waddesdon archive. The colourful pieces inspired by nature and life at Waddesdon will have a wide appeal. In addition to those interested in contemporary ceramics, the show is likely to receive an increased audience due to Kate’s appearance as one of two expert judges on the BBC series The Great Pottery Throw Down, from the makers of the Great British Bake-Off.

Kate Malone said:  “I will cover new ground in this exhibition by working with new clay-types and creative techniques. The show will be a visual feast, bountiful ceramic sculptures that interpret many aspects of Waddesdon’s history. I aim to capture the very essence of Waddesdon through displaying a host of artworks which represent the land, farmers, builders, gardeners, and people who have worked and lived there.”

Adrian Sassoon: “Kate has been exceptionally busy creating her new collection of ceramic artwork for this landmark show.  She has taken a broad view of Waddesdon through time, reacting to the place and people who have inspired her. The range of work is astounding, from simple terracotta jugs embossed with agricultural symbolism to elaborate, heavily detailed porcelain sculptures referencing the grand architecture of Waddesdon, to magnificent pumpkins, glazed in wonderful autumnal tones – the show promises to impress and delight.”

Pippa Shirley Head of Collections at Waddesdon: “This is a really exciting collaboration for us, working with a major ceramic artist in a material for which the collections at the Manor are famous. Waddesdon is all about depth and detail, and in approaching this project, Kate has explored our collections and history from both perspectives to create something both new and rooted in the place. It also builds on a programme of creative responses to Waddesdon from contemporary artists in an innovative and rigorous way.”

Kate Malone at Waddesdon
8 June-16 October 2016
The Coach House, Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, Bucks HP18 0JH
www.waddesdon.org.uk

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Posted on May 10 2016 under Event Reviews, News about Makers.