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!

New Members

Work for Sale

Ceramics by Lesley Martin at Studiopottery.co.uk

Lesley Martin

Ceramics by Emily-Kriste Wilcox at Studiopottery.co.uk

Emily-Kriste Wilcox

Upcoming events

Contemporary Studio Ceramics Exhibition at SCULPT GALLERY 2nd - 23rd December 2017 Includes new work from Antonia Salmon
Contemporary Craft & Design Fair - Wisley at Royal Horticultural Society Gardens 22nd - 26th November 2017 Around 160 exhibitors, including our own David Melville
Ruthanne Tudball - Christmas Open Studio at Temple Barn Pottery 1st - 3rd December 2017 See Ruthanne's work and studio and get the chance to buy her great work
Alan Birchall, Christmas Open Studio at Red Lion Pottery 25th - 26th November 2017 Alan Birchall - third Christmas Art Fair

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 
Celia Allen - Animal Sculpture at West Dean - 22nd - 25th September 2017
Animal Sculpture
CHILDREN'S SUMMER POTTERY WEEK in East Sussex - 7th - 10th August 2017
Have fun and get messy discovering a variety of hand building, throwing and decorating techniques!
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.

Cross Currents – NCECA 2018 Registration


2018 CONFERENCE REGISTRATION –  The 52nd Annual Conference of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts will take place March 14 – 17, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. CrossCurrents: Clay and Culture, our theme for NCECA’s 2018 conference reflects Pittsburgh as a city of rivers, bridges, complex immigrant history, gritty perseverance, and reinvention. Conference registration opens online Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at http://nceca.net/2018-pittsburgh-pennsylvania/.

Mark your calendars for March 27-30, 2019 to be part of NCECA’s return to the heartland where the Mingei-inspired studio pottery renaissance of the later 20th century took root. Visit NCECA’s new landing page for Claytopia, NCECA’s 2019 conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Autumn 2017 brings an outstanding harvest moon and a rich online cornucopia for those passionate about ceramic art. NCECA congratulates the organizers and presenters of National Clay Week for a rich array of online experiences running October 9-15. Visit the blog at https://www.nationalclayweek.org/our-progress to learn more about the scheduled presentations.

On November 8, 2017, 92Y and NCECA are sharing #GlobalDayofClay. This worldwide celebration of clay in all its forms will connect artists, academics, enthusiasts to share community projects, innovations, and ideas that are shaping the future of the art form. Powered by you, #GlobalDayofClay is an initiative that invites organizations and individuals throughout the world to share and participate. Download the #GlobalDayofClay toolkit to learn more about how you can be part of the experience by designing, and sharing a project or event in your own community. Learn more at https://www.92y.org/globaldayofclay.

Rare Chinese Ru-Ware bowl sets $38M auction record in Hong Kong. Produced during the Song Dynasty (960-1279) it is believed that fewer than 100 pieces of Ru Ware survive today. Most have a distinctive pale “duck-egg” blue glaze, “like the blue of the sky in a clearing amongst the clouds after rain.” Although many copies of this ware exist, authentic Ru ware is derived from one of the Five Great Kilns identified by later Chinese writers of the Ming and Qing dynasties. Learn more


Posted on October 7 2017 under News for Makers.