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Work for Sale

Ceramics by Ursula Waechter at Studiopottery.co.uk

Ursula Waechter

Ceramics by Prue Cooper at Studiopottery.co.uk

Prue Cooper

Upcoming events

Amy Cooper: Maker in Focus at New Ashgate Gallery 17th November to 6th January, 2018 Amy Cooper - organic slipcast and beautifully manipulated porcelain lighting. Private view: 17 November 2017, 6-8pm
Midlands Potters Association demonstration by Sue Dyer at Bannersgate Community Hall 29th October 2017 to 6th January, 2018 Demonstration of porcelain slip inlay work and talk by Sue Dyer.
Art and York - with Christine Pike ceramics at York Racecourse 27th - 29th October 2017 120 artists and designer-makers showing a wide range of high quality and innovative work from glass and ceramics to painting and...
Norman Yap at New Brewery Arts, The 1st November to 31st December, 2017 New work by Norman Yap as part of the Christmas show

Recently added Courses

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.
Celia Allen - Animal Sculpture at West Dean - 22nd - 25th September 2017
Animal Sculpture
Experimental Ceramic Workshop - Claire Ireland - 18th September to 20th November, 2017
This course will explore the use of clay in an experimental way 
Residential Pottery Courses in France with Sylph Baier - 14th May to 14th October, 2017
It is mainly throwing based and would suit students with some throwing experience but other techniques can also be covered as well as glazing and firing in electric and gas reduction kiln

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.