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 Margaret Curtis at Studiopottery.co.uk

Margaret Curtis

Ceramics by Mary Kershaw at Studiopottery.co.uk

Mary Kershaw

Upcoming events

Oxford Ceramics Fair 2017 at CPA Autumn Fair 28th - 29th October 2017 More than 60 of the UK's leading potters will be exhibiting and selling their ceramics at the Oxford Ceramics Fair 2017.
Shades of Clay at Kunsthius Gallery 3rd November to 24th December, 2017 New work from Janet Halligan
Midlands Potters Association demonstration by Sue Dyer at Bannersgate Community Hall 29th October 2017 to 24th December, 2017 Demonstration of porcelain slip inlay work and talk by Sue Dyer.
Art in Clay at Farnham 2017 at Art in Clay - Farnham 18th - 19th November 2017 The 21th Art in Clay Farnham takes place in November. There will be a range of work from newly qualified artists working in clay to potters with many years of creative work behind them.

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 
Slip Decorating With Richard Wilson - 23rd - 25th June 2017
Students will be throwing or press moulding forms to decorate with slips.
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.
Adult Summer Pottery Course with Mohamed Hamid - 28th August to 1st September, 2017
Hand building, throwing and decorating techniques! (previous week Fully booked!)

Black Swan Arts Young Open Competition – deadline 7 February 2013

Here is your chance to support budding young artists and Black Swan Arts in five easy steps …

1. Learn all about the Black Swan Arts Young Open Competition by visiting the website www.blackswan.org.uk/youngopen2013.

2. Tell all the young people you know between the ages of 8 and 19 about this unique competition.

3. Encourage them to enter their best art or craft work * – which can be either newly created or something they have already made.

4. Make sure they have the website address so they can submit their work online.

5. Forward this email to anyone you know who might be interested.


Amanda Sheridan – Curator

Black Swan Arts Young Open Competition 2013

*Painting, sculpture, jewellery, pottery, drawing, weaving, in fact any form of creative art and on any theme. This isn’t a photography competition, but if used as part of an art work then it is acceptable.

Black Swan Arts, 2 Bridge Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BB

Tel. 01373 473980 Email: info@blackswan.org.uk

Submissions close on 7th February 2013

(note – the deadline has been extended!)

It costs between £3 – £5 to enter,
depending on age.

Amazing prizes of half-day workshops
with professional artists.

Work will be curated and shown in the
main Black Swan Gallery from
23rd February to 9th March 2013

Posted on January 27 2013 under News about Makers.