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 Ed Bentley at Studiopottery.co.uk

Ed Bentley

Ceramics by Nici Ruggiero at Studiopottery.co.uk

Nici Ruggiero

Upcoming events

The collection Hans & Inge Fuchs at Loes & Reinier International Ceramics 26th June to 13th August, 2016
Pots in the Byre at Broadwood Hall 25th June to 10th July, 2016 Weekends only:
The Ceramic View Symposium in Bangkok at Ceramic View Symposium, The 16th June to 3rd July, 2016 Jenny Beavan will be attending
Handmade in Haddenham at Haddenham Galleries 11th - 12th June 2016 Action, Art and Craft - 30 Artists/Makers demonstrating and selling

Recently added Courses

Thrown forms with lids, lugs, handles and spouts - Julie Ayton - 14th - 17th July 2016
A four day course suitable for those that have moderate experience on the wheel, and are looking to broaden their experience and technique.   
CERAMICS MASTERCLASS - James Oughtibridge - 9th July 2016 - 17th July 2016
Masterclass with James Oughtibridge. 10.00am to 4.00pm on Saturday 9 July only
BEGINNER: INTERMEDIATE THROWING COURSES at Leach Pottery - 11th July to 24th August, 2016
We offer a 3 or 5 day practice-based throwing course
Throwing & hand building led by Sarah Purvey and Jo Taylor - 21st May 2016 to 24th August, 2016
One day - 21 may 2016 - The day will be a fun introduction to throwing on the wheel and to hand building techniques.

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.