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 Eddie Curtis at Studiopottery.co.uk

Eddie Curtis

Ceramics by David Melville at Studiopottery.co.uk

David Melville

Upcoming events

Demonstration by John and Jude Jelfs at Portchester Community Centre 28th February 2016 Demonstration - Thrown and Built Ceramics by well known potters Jude and John Jelfs
Rising Stars 2016 at New Ashgate Gallery 4th March to 16th April, 2016 New crafts by emerging makers from crafts and applied arts programmes across the UK
Artist Talk with Alan Whittaker at Athenaeum (Liverpool), The 23rd February 2016 to 16th April, 2016 Local ceramic artist Alan Whittaker will speak abouthow he creates elegant Bone China vessels and his career in design and education.(at Liverpool Athenaeum)
Emily Gardiner: Rising Stars Winner 2015: one year on at New Ashgate Gallery 5th March to 16th April, 2016 A new collection of work by Emily Gardiner, a year on from winning Rising Stars 2015.

Recently added Courses

Lesley McShea - 7th December to 12th December, 2016
Monday evenings from 6.30-8.30pm @ Ł25 per session. A regular series of Pottery Courses in Stoke Newington, London N16 by Lesley McShea.
Wobage: 2-day - Wheel-Throwing Stoneware, Beginners - 7th - 8th July 2016
This intensive 2 day course is aimed specifically at beginners who have done little or no wheel-throwing before.
Wobage: 5 day Slip Decorated Earthenware: Patia Davis - 20th - 24th July 2016
This course, now in it's 7th year, continues to inspire a spirited and imaginative group of student dishes and bakers.
Wobage: 5 Day Earthenware throwing and slip decorating: Patia Davis and guest James Burnett-Stuart - 29th June to 3rd July, 2016
Alongside guest demonstrator James Burnett-Stuart, Patia will lead an exploration of throwing and slip-decoration using earthenware clay.

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.