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 Mary Kershaw at Studiopottery.co.uk

Mary Kershaw

Ceramics by Jane Wheeler at Studiopottery.co.uk

Jane Wheeler

Upcoming events

Post-war Hungarian Ceramics from the Graham Cooley Collection at Kings Lynn Arts Centre 2nd May to 20th June, 2015 The exhibition, a world first in this area will feature over 400 objects from the Graham Cooley Collection.
Collect 2015 at Saatchi Gallery 8th - 11th May 2015 The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects brings together the world's finest galleries representing exceptional work of museum-quality from their portfolio of artists. 
Diessen International Ceramics Market at Diessen Potters Market 14th - 17th May 2015 With around 150 potters from Europe. (Peter Beard, Tony Laverick, Eddie Curtis,Rachel Wood and David Wright will be showing from Britain)
Emily-Kriste Wilcox Open studio at Custard Factory 16th May 2015 - 17th May 2015 See new work and meet the ceramicist, Emily-Kriste Wilcox

Recently added Courses

Throwing weekend - September - Matthew Blakely - 26th - 27th September 2015
A weekend course designed to teach you the basics or really help improve your throwing skills. 
Creative Clay - Junior Workshop at Easter in Hull - 28th March 2015 - 27th September 2015
Hand-building and model making for ages 8 - 12 years.
David Rogers, The Vinegar Hill Pottery - 9th May 2015 - 27th September 2015
This is the perfect course for people who have always wanted to try their hand at making pots on the potter's wheel. 
Easter Clay Workshops 2015 with Gary Wood - 30th March to 9th April, 2015
Gary wood is running four clay workshops for children during the Easter holiday at his studio in Bathford.

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.