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Ceramics by Mary Kershaw at Studiopottery.co.uk

Mary Kershaw

Ceramics by Laura De Benedetti at Studiopottery.co.uk

Laura De Benedetti

Upcoming events

Joanna Still 'hinterland' at Messums, Wiltshire 7th April to 13th May, 2018 PREVIEW: Friday 6 April, 6pm  Invite required - RSVP
Meditations - Ashley Howard at Guildford Cathedral 5th April to 18th May, 2018 New work from Ashley Howard in Guildford Cathedral
CLAY FESTIVAL at Messums, Wiltshire 30th - 31st March 2018 Messums Wiltshire is pleased to announce its second annual Clay Festival 30-31st of March this Easter bank holiday weekend
Jitka Palmer at Hay on Wye at Brook Street Pottery and Gallery 24th March to 28th April, 2018 Jitka Palmer - small scale stone sculptures - private view on Saturday 24th March from 11am - 3pm

Recently added Courses

Regular Pottery Courses by Suleyman Saba - 29th January to 31st December, 2018
Students will learn about preparing clay and different techniques of ceramics from pinch pots and coiled pottery, to slab building and throwing. Students are also guided on aspects of decoration and glazing. 
Lindy Barletta weekday Courses in East Sheen - 1st January to 31st December, 2018
Studio Pottery Making techniques: A terms course covers a project in each - pinching, coiling, slab building and throwing.

Rafael Pérez: Looking: until 19 July 2014


This exciting exhibition, showing at The Contemporary Ceramics Centreis sponsored by the Hargreaves and Ball Trust and shows some of the makers newest work.

Rafael Pérez comments:

‘The driving force behind my work has always been surprise and curiosity. Bearing in mind that ceramics as an art form offers a labyrinth of possibilities with infinite variables, making your way in it, if you love searching, proves a good reason for living…’

‘…In recent years, my work has been focused on this desire to distance myself from the final object, on leaving the “authorship” as a matter somehow shared between the fire and myself. In line with this ambition, my current work is based on what I have called “expanding clays”.
I have developed various clays at a medium temperature (around 1150 degrees) that have the quality of expanding upon firing. By combining these with other inert clays (sometimes red Spanish clay but generally porcelain with a low melting point and a melting agent in their composition) I make my sculptures.

Rafael Pérez, My way of seeing things, Looking at the Contemporary Ceramics Centre, 63, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London, UK, WC1B 3BF., +44 (0)20 7242 9644. Open: Monday to Saturday 10.30 to 6.00pm

Ceramic Forms plus a ceramic drawing by Rafael Pérez

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Posted on July 1 2014 under News about Makers.