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 Alvin F. Irving at Studiopottery.co.uk

Alvin F. Irving

Ceramics by David Melville at Studiopottery.co.uk

David Melville

Upcoming events

South East Open Studios at South East Open Studios 5th - 21st June 2015 Every year in June, artists and craftspeople across south east England open their doors to the public.
Bucks Open Studios at Obsidian Art at Obsidian Art 5th June to 5th July, 2015 Some of the best selected artists and makers from Bucks
Paul Burton Ceramics at Patchings Art Festival at Patchings Exhibition Centre 4th - 7th June 2015 New work from Paul Burton
Art in the Garden, includes ceramics and sculpture at Church House Designs 7th June to 27th May, 2015 Includes work by Nicola Richards

Recently added Courses

Throwing Day Course for Beginners/Intermediates in Mid Wales - Alex Allpress - 7th June 2015
Potter's Wheel Day Workshops Spend a relaxing day or making pots on the potter's wheel. - techniques based upon the potters wheel including: throwing, turning, attaching handles & motifs and decorating methods using under-glaze and coloured slip.
Clay Figure Sculpture with Karin Hessenberg - 7th - 10th July 2015
A four day course modelling the nude figure from life.
JAPANESE POTTERS : the next generation - 2 DAY JAPANESE WORKSHOP - 26th - 28th June 2015
Six young Japanese potters, who have all  served long apprenticeships with Masters, and are now making a name for themselves in their own right, are teaching a weekend workshop at Kigbeare.
With John Stroomer - Taking it to the next level - 27th - 31st July 2015
A five day course run by John Stroomer for participants - beginner to advanced.

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.