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Ceramics by Juliet Walters at Studiopottery.co.uk

Juliet Walters

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Kochevet Bendavid

Upcoming events

Emily-Kriste Wilcox in London at Contemporary Ceramics Centre 1st January to 1st April, 2018 New work from Emily-Kriste Wilcox for the show at Great Russell Street in London
Craft 2018 at Olympia London at Olympia 14th - 16th January 2018 A trade show with buyers from independent retailers, multiple retailers, internet, mail order and department stores plus interior designers, agents, wholesalers and press. 
Top Drawer at Olympia 14th - 16th January 2018

Recently added Courses

Experimental Ceramic Workshop - Claire Ireland - 18th September to 20th November, 2017
This course will explore the use of clay in an experimental way 
Adult Summer Pottery Course with Mohamed Hamid - 28th August to 1st September, 2017
Hand building, throwing and decorating techniques! (previous week Fully booked!)
Potters Wheel Courses and Workshops at Eastnor Pottery - 5th August to 2nd December, 2018
Escape to the country and spend a relaxing day or weekend learning how to make pottery on the potter's wheel.
Hand Building & Smoke Firing Course at the Moulin with Frances Marr - 11th - 17th June 2017
Over the the course of the week we will explore smoke-firing techniques resulting from the interaction of clay and fire. 

Crafts Council appoints five new Trustees to board

New members will join the Crafts Council board in July 2014 including Clare Twomey

The Crafts Council has appointed five new Trustees – Jo Bloxham, Professor Bruce Brown, Matt Durran, Dr Zoe Laughlin and Clare Twomey – who will all join the board in July 2014.

  • Jo Bloxham is a collector and curator of contemporary jewellery, regionally and internationally, and based in Manchester. She helped set up The Great Northern Contemporary Crafts Fair (GNNCCF), and is a Trustee of Manchester City Art Gallery.
  • Professor Bruce Brown is Pro-Vice-Chancellor Research at the University of Brighton where he is Professor of Design. He is currently Chair of one of the main panels for the UK Research Excellence Framework and editor of Design Issues Research Journal.
  • Dr Zoe Laughlin is the co-founder and Creative Director of the Institute of Making, University College London. She is also the co-founder and Curator of the Materials Library project and has lectured and published widely on making and materials.
  • Matt Durran is an artist and curator who works on large-scale installations and sculptural pieces and has run his own art practice for over 25 years. He studied glass at Sunderland and in Copenhagen and has represented the UK at over 30 international glass symposiums.
  • Clare Twomey is an artist, curator and Research Fellow at the University of Westminster. She studied Ceramics at Edinburgh College of Art completing an MA in Ceramics and Glass at the Royal College of Art, London. She uses performance, serial production and site-specific installations in her exploration of clay.

There are currently ten Crafts Council Trustees:

Professor Geoffrey Crossick, Chair, Director of the Arts & Humanities Research Council’s Cultural Value Project: Andrew Harrison, Deputy Chair, founder of Spaces that Work Ltd: Chris McIntyre, Dean of Cultural Affairs and Director of UHArts at the University of Hertfordshire: Jules Campbell, Managing Director, The Middle East Bureau: Michael Eden, ceramist: Andrea Nixon, Executive Director, Tate Liverpool: Elizabeth Ogilvie-Smith, Associate Fellow at Oxford University’s Said Business School (as Elizabeth Paris): Brigid Rentoul, Head of Legal at Winton Capital Management Limited: Beverley Rider, Architectural Interior Designer: and Peter Ting, ceramist.

http://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/articles/crafts-council-appoint-five-new-trustees

There are now 3 members with a background in ceramics which must help ceramic art to have a stronger voice. I hope they will make the case when possible for Education in the field of Ceramic art to be emphasised! 


Posted on June 24 2014 under News for Makers.