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 Alvin F. Irving at Studiopottery.co.uk

Alvin F. Irving

Ceramics by Margaret Curtis at Studiopottery.co.uk

Margaret Curtis

Upcoming events

Sarah Villeneau - Pop Up shop: 3-5 and 10-12 December at Exchange Place studios 3rd - 12th December 2015 We will be hosting a Pop-Up Shop at Exchange Place Studios  3rd to 5th and 10th to 12th December, open 11 - 3pm
Christmas Show - Stoneware Pots by Chris Lewis at South Heighton Pottery 5th - 6th December 2015 One weekend - 5-6.12.2014. Chris Lewis's Annual Christmas Exhibition of pottery and ceramics. 
Alan Birchall - Christmas Gift Exhibition at Red Lion Pottery 28th - 29th November 2015 Open studio all weekend 11am to 4.00pm. see some of Alan's latest work.
Mimesis/Nemesis with ceramic art at MadeinBritaly 29th November to 6th December, 2015 British/Italian Contemporary Art and Craft. PV: 17.00-21.00 Sunday 29.11.15 (TWO Sundays ONLY) Invitation required

Recently added Courses

Pottery (all abilities) - Alison Graham - 18th November to 20th July, 2016
Course I am running at Llanover Hall Art Centre, Romilly Road, Canton, Cardiff. Wednesdays 7-9pm:
Saturday beginners' Workshop led by Sarah Purvey, Claire Loder or Amanda Duggan - 5th December 2015 to 20th July, 2016
Why not come along for the morning and have a play with clay? Saturday morning course Special Free session
Linda Bloomfield - Glaze Making Introduction at Morley College - 19th February to 18th March, 2016
Porcelain Lanterns, Alison Graham - 22nd November 2015 to 18th March, 2016
This full day workshop Ł60, limited spaces. 11am - 5pm (with 1 hr lunch break 1.30-2.30pm)

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:

ď‚· 6 month studio space residency in Swansea Studios, Gloucester Place, Swansea

ď‚· ÂŁ1,000 funding towards materials, equipment, studying, research and development

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

ď‚· Funding application support with testimony and feedback on applications and budgets

ď‚· Opportunity to have the outcome of the residency profiled with Mission Gallery

ď‚· Online publicity, marketing and features via Jane Phillips Award and Mission Gallery

ď‚· 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.