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 Laura De Benedetti at Studiopottery.co.uk

Laura De Benedetti

Ceramics by Janet Halligan at Studiopottery.co.uk

Janet Halligan

Upcoming events

Yorkshire Artspace - Open studios at Yorkshire Artspace 18th - 20th November 2016 100 artists open their studios
Seve Booton - Solo Show at Sheffield Art House 11th - 25th November 2016 New work for this Solo show
The 16th Art Market at Holmfirth - Two Sundays - Different Artists at Holmfirth Art Market 13th - 27th November 2016 different artists each weekend 
Oxford Ceramics Fair 2016 at CPA Autumn Fair 29th - 30th October 2016 More than 60 of the UK's leading potters will be exhibiting and selling their ceramics at the Oxford Ceramics Fair 2016.

Recently added Courses

Jane & Dylan Bowen Slipware Course - 23rd - 26th July 2016
4 days making and decorating using techniques old and new
Wood and Ash - Steve Booton in France - 28th May to 4th June, 2016
This course is designed to appeal to makers who want to improve their throwing skills with intensive throwing sessions
Evening Classes at Wobage - Jeremy Steward and Patia Davis - 5th September to 15th December, 2016
Jeremy Steward and Patia Davis- These 10/11 week courses, predominantly in thrown ceramics are suitable for beginners, intermediate and advanced makers.
Adult Summer Pottery Course with Mohamed Hamid - 29th August to 2nd September, 2016
Hand building, throwing and decorating techniques! (previous week Fully booked!)

Jane Phillips Award – www.janephillipsaward.co.uk

The objective of this new award is: To mentor, nurture and support the professional artistic growth of young, emerging artists across the Visual and Applied Arts 

The Jane Phillips Award is being launched at Mission Gallery on Friday 5th August (7pm) as a memorial to Jane Phillips (1957 – 2011) Mission Gallery’s first director. The bi-annual award is a legacy to Jane’s passion for mentoring and nurturing talent, consistently supporting young, emerging artists across the Visual and Applied Arts in Wales and beyond.

The Jane Phillips Award seeks nominations for ambitious artists across the Visual and Applied Arts at the early stages of their career, who are producing work of high quality, have a clear vision and a strong commitment to career development. Candidates must be nominated for the Award by a tutor, employer or other professional and fulfill the criteria that includes; living in Wales, aged between 18-30 years and demonstrate an outstanding ability or potential in either the Visual or Applied Arts.   

Over the course of a year the Award will provide the candidate support in various combinations of the following:

 6 month studio space residency in Swansea Studios, Gloucester Place, Swansea

 £1,000 funding towards materials, equipment, studying, research and development

 Professional development support and advice inc. artistic, technical, fundraising and marketing

 Funding application support with testimony and feedback on applications and budgets

 Opportunity to have the outcome of the residency profiled with Mission Gallery

 Online publicity, marketing and features via Jane Phillips Award and Mission Gallery

 Professional advice from established individuals/organisations

The Jane Phillips Award has recruited a host of respected mentors and talent-spotters across the Visual and Applied Arts that will assist at both the assessment and development stage of each application.

Selection Committee 2011 

Jane Phillips Award: Claire Phillips

Jane Phillips Award Patrons:  Dr Russ Harris

Mission Gallery Board of Directors:  Hamish Gane

Mission Gallery Friends: Dr Russ Harris

Mission Gallery: Amanda Roderick, Director and Hannah Kelly, Gallery Development Officer

Guest Selector: Karen MacKinnon, Exhibition Curator – Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

Each year of the Award there will be a guest selector; a respected professional working within the arts. The 2011 guest selector will be Karen MacKinnon, Exhibition Curator at the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea where Jane Phillips worked for 16 years as Technician and Exhibition Assistant.

Application forms will be available from 5th August 2011 from mail@janephillipsaward.co.uk and further information can be found at www.janephillipsaward.co.uk  


The Jane Phillips Award is administered by Mission Gallery, Swansea.

Jane Phillips Award Patrons 2011: Dr Russ Harris on behalf of Phil Heard | Mary & Malcolm Ellis

Posted on July 19 2011 under News about Makers.