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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Ceramics by Kochevet Bendavid at Studiopottery.co.uk

Kochevet Bendavid

Ceramics by Tony Foard at Studiopottery.co.uk

Tony Foard

Upcoming events

From where I'm standing at Quenington Sculpture Trust 16th June to 7th July, 2019 Emily-Kriste Wilcox will be showing in the Poolhouse Gallery at the Sculpture show in 2019
Diessen International Ceramics Market at Diessen Potters Market 30th May to 2nd June, 2019 With around 150 potters from Europe. ( Peter Beard, Chris Barnes, Eddie and Margaret Curtis and David Wright will be members showing from Britain)
Go Eco at Bluecoat Display Centre 15th June to 27th July, 2019 P. V: Friday 14.06.2019, 5.30pm - 7.30pm. An exhibition featuring designer-makers working with eco-friendly materials or with a focus on sustainability. 
Earth and Fire 2019 at Harley Gallery 21st - 23rd June 2019 More news later, but reserve the date!

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.

Mission Gallery Redevelopment: Exhibition and Artist’s Commission

Mission Gallery is applying for planning permission and listed building consent for the refurbishment, remodeling and extension of the existing Grade II listed Mission Gallery building with a new lift, staircase, retail and gallery areas and with the addition of an accessible disabled toilet. The work will enable Mission Gallery to make all of its facilities accessible to the disabled. The work will also extend the gallery to enable Mission Gallery to improve its exhibition and educational facilities. The designs by Peter Clash of Clash Associates, Architects will transform the interior of the gallery, and the extension to the building, and the new tower will make the building a distinctive cultural feature within the quayside complex.

Planning Application Exhibition 2nd – 7th  September 2015 Colonnade Gallery, National Waterfront Museum, Swansea
 Event: Meet the Staff & Board of Mission Gallery; Thursday 3rd September 2-4pm at the Ocean Room, National Waterfront Museum

In accordance with the requirements of the City and County of Swansea, formal applications are being made for Detailed Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent for alterations and the extension of Mission Gallery.

This exhibition shows the designs by Clash Associates, Architects. The full applications for planning permission and listed building consent can be seen at County Hall, Civic Centre, Oystermouth Road, Swansea SA1 3SN. Also through the City and County of Swansea website. The reference numbers for the applications are:

Planning Permission PP -0442 7051 and Listed Building Consent PP -0441 4911


Call for Proposals from Artists, Designers, Applied Artists and Makers, for the Interior Design of the Gallery

As part of the redevelopment of Mission Gallery, Swansea by Clash Associates Architects, Mission Gallery wish to appoint an artist/s to work on the design and implementation of artworks for the new gallery. In the first instance the artist/s will be appointed to develop their proposals. The focus of the work will be on the interior design of the gallery. Therefore this is an ideal opportunity for practitioners, who have an understanding of materials and a respect for craftsmanship.

Mission Gallery would like to receive proposals from individuals or teams in response to the brief. The brief is available on the Mission Gallery website.
The brief includes all the information required to make a submission including fees and a budget. This is an excellent opportunity for artists who can work at the highest level.  The development phase is fully funded.
Applications can be made by sending:

  • A proposal on one sheet of A4 in response to the brief
  • CV on two sheets of A4.

The application is to be submitted in a printed form and also on a CD or memory stick.

The application should be marked Mission Gallery Development and be sent to:

Mission Gallery, Gloucester Place, Swansea SA1 1TY 
The closing date for applications is Noon Thursday 8th October.  Applications will not be returned. Please do not send any other material, as this will not be considered. 

Mission Gallery is not able to respond to any enquiries related to the project.
Any enquiries must be by email to:
Michael Nixon development@missiongallery.co.uk

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 14th October in Swansea

Posted on September 1 2015 under News for Makers.