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 Mark Titchiner at Studiopottery.co.uk

Mark Titchiner

Ceramics by Alvin F. Irving at Studiopottery.co.uk

Alvin F. Irving

Upcoming events

Sasha Wardell ceramics at Galerie Terra Viva 7th June to 30th July, 2015 With Jean-François Fouilhoux, Charlotte Jones, Sasha Wardelland Brigitte Long
Sussex Guild Craft Show - includes Ceramics at Parham House 6th - 7th June 2015 Craft fair at a splendid location with views over the Sussex Downs
Contemporary Craft Festival at Mill Marsh Park 5th - 7th June 2015 In Association with the Devon Guild of Craftsmen, three day fair of mixed crafts including ceramics
Open Exhibition - Love’s Philosophy at Quirky Art Studio Gallery 6th June to 5th July, 2015 Artists of all backgrounds and disciplines have been invited to exhibit their work. inspired by the poem of ‘Love's Philosophy' by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Recently added Courses

JAPANESE POTTERS : the next generation - 2 DAY JAPANESE WORKSHOP - 26th - 28th June 2015
Six young Japanese potters, who have all  served long apprenticeships with Masters, and are now making a name for themselves in their own right, are teaching a weekend workshop at Kigbeare.
Clay Figure Sculpture with Karin Hessenberg - 7th - 10th July 2015
A four day course modelling the nude figure from life.
Throwing Day Course for Beginners/Intermediates in Mid Wales - Alex Allpress - 7th June 2015 - 10th July 2015
Potter's Wheel Day Workshops Spend a relaxing day or making pots on the potter's wheel. - techniques based upon the potters wheel including: throwing, turning, attaching handles & motifs and decorating methods using under-glaze and coloured slip.
Weekend Throwing Pottery Course in Mid Wales - Alex Allpress - 16th - 17th May 2015
Potter's Wheel Day or Weekend Workshops - Spend a relaxing day or weekend making pots on the potter's wheel.

Maggie Barnes: Arts Council Research & Development Grant: 2010 – 2012

In the spring of 2010 Maggie Barnes was awarded an Arts Council Research & Development Grant. The intention was to mark 30 years of practice by re-visiting a technique she’d experimented with 20 years earlier whilst living and working in Germany.

Beyond the research period, a body of work is to be developed to complement her well-established white porcelain production, and move studio practice forward into a fourth decade of development.

The process is NERIKOMI, a Japanese technique involving the lamination of stained porcelain slabs to create intricately patterned blocks and sheets of clay which are then cut and re-assembled to form decorative vessels. Although the process is historic, the nature of assembly means that the maker is able to produce his/her unique interpretations.

It’s important to note that the emphasis of this experimental work is on process; with faults, failures, and downright disasters shown alongside early successes. Maggie believes that to fail is a necessary part of the learning experience, and that lasting skills are acquired through hard work, long hours, and many disappointments.

The various outcomes from this intensive period of exploration are to be showcased in September 2012 at the Mercer Art Gallery, Swan Road, Harrogate, where Maggie will give an illustrated talk later in the autumn. (see events listings)

Preview September 21st. A small publication recording this period of Research & Development can be ordered direct from Maggie priced £5 postage free or from the Gallery shop.

  


Posted on September 5 2012 under Event Reviews.