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 Lesley Martin at Studiopottery.co.uk

Lesley Martin

Ceramics by Margaret Curtis at Studiopottery.co.uk

Margaret Curtis

Upcoming events

Trelissick Christmas Craft Market at Trelissick Garden 15th - 17th December 2017
Janet Halligan - Christmas Sale at Old School, The (Nantwich) 16th - 17th December 2017 Janet Halligan - pre-Christmas clear out sale of old stock at greatly reduced prices
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

Recently added Courses

Slip Decorating With Richard Wilson - 23rd - 25th June 2017
Students will be throwing or press moulding forms to decorate with slips.
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. 
Classes in Portugal - Catherine Portal - 18th - 22nd September 2017
A 5 day intensive workshop: 5 days of  'potting' with no interruptions where each one can explore their creativity through hand-building, sculpting or wheelwork and then relax round the garden table over a home-cooked lunch enjoying conversations with fellow potters.
Celia Allen - Animal Sculpture at West Dean - 22nd - 25th September 2017
Animal Sculpture

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.