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 Lesley Martin at Studiopottery.co.uk

Lesley Martin

Upcoming events

Ceramic Wales at North Wales School Of Art & Design (Glyndwr Uni.) 13th - 15th July 2018 Featuring a full programme of talks, demonstrations and hands on experiences for visitors, ceramic wales will feature the work of fifty ceramic makers.
South Wales Potters Ceramica 2018 at Cardiff Metropolitan University 6th - 8th July 2018 Demonstrators: duncan Ayscough and Marie Prett. Friday evening to Sunday late afternoon.
'Roelof Uys: Works Of Function, Works Of Art' at Leach Pottery 6th July to 7th October, 2018 This is Roelof's first solo show since joining the Leach Pottery 5 years ago, presenting an exclusive body of work comprising 200 new pots from our Lead Potter.
Clare Crouchman - Cambridge Open Studios (weekends only!) at Clare Crouchman 7th - 15th July 2018 See new work from Clare Crouchman in the framework of her own studio. NOTE: Only weekends 7/8 and 14/15 July or by appointment

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.

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.