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 Prue Cooper at Studiopottery.co.uk

Prue Cooper

Ceramics by Laura De Benedetti at Studiopottery.co.uk

Laura De Benedetti

Upcoming events

The Other Art Fair at Passenger Shed, The, Bristol 26th - 29th July 2018 The Other Art Fair is a leading artist fair presented by Saatchi Art with work from Clare Crouchman
Art in Clay 2018 at Art in Clay - Hatfield House 17th - 19th August 2018 24years of Art in Clay at Hatfield House, this show has now become one of the most important ceramic events in Europe. 
HARLEQUIN GALLERY SUMMER EXHIBITION 2018 at Harlequin Gallery 27th - 29th July 2018 Up to John's usual high standard. worth a visit. Contact John for address.
Fractures: Texture and Fragility in Modern Ceramics at Swindon Museum and Art Gallery 25th July to 24th November, 2018

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.

DACORUM & CHILTERN POTTERS GUILD: Potter’s Open Day, Sat. 14th March 2015

The Potters Open Day at Long Dean School always has good speakers and demonstrators. I visited last year and watched a fascinating talk/demo by Geoff Swindell. contact the guild for tickets and more details – but book early if you want to go!

Potter’s Open Day, Sat. 14th March 2015:  Prices: £15 for members and £25 for non-members:  www.thedcpg.org.uk

9:30-10:30 Guest Speaker: Andy McInnes

10:45-12:45 Demonstrator: Eddie Curtis – Handbuilding/throwing

13:45-15:45 Demonstrator: Mike Dodd- Throwing

Andy McInnes

The organiser for Art in Clay at Hatfield and Farnham, will be talking about how a newcomer to a ceramics market should go about preparing their work, the application process and how best to present their work to the buying public’.

The shows are organised by Andy and Di Mcinnes. They have been interested in ceramics for many years , initially meeting potters on the craft circuit and at exhibitions, then searching them out in their workshops, always welcomed and usually leaving with a purchase. Andy then took on the challenge of organising these shows, which at the time were owned by an exhibition company. In 2005 they bought the shows and haven’t looked back. Di recently took early retirement from the Health Service to concentrate all her efforts on the show.

Eddie Curtis

A Fellow of the Craft Potter Association

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My current project, The Blast, was the result of one of the most strongly felt inspirations I have experienced in quite some time. The brutal yet beautiful landscape that now inspired me. What I saw was a combination of textures, an unlikely juxtaposition of the man-made and the natural, objects long bereft of their usefulness and worn and encroached upon by erosion and encrustation. I was looking at sand, clay, metal and stone in various combinations. The textures were cracked, crazed, bright, blunt, sharp, wet, slippy, slimey smooth hard. It has probably been my most rewarding project to date.

Mike Dodd

A Fellow of the Craft Potters Association

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“Essential to his philosophy is an oriental view that the role of the individual in the creation of true art is unobtrusive. Mike’s work has maintained this philosophy in the making of unshowy pots with simply applied surface textures and subtle glazes sourced from naturally occurring materials. It is a rare approach that has required during his career an intense personal application. As a result his work enjoys the support of many serious collectors of English pottery, as well as that of some respected critics whose judgement of Mike’s work is unusually and openly generous, simply that it has beauty.” Paul Vincent, Founding Editor of ‘Ceramics in Society


Posted on September 5 2014 under News for Makers.