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 John Calver at Studiopottery.co.uk

John Calver

Ceramics by Charlotte Storrs at Studiopottery.co.uk

Charlotte Storrs

Upcoming events

Wardlow Mires Pottery and Food Festival at Three Stags' Heads 8th - 9th September 2018 With pots from John Masterton and around 50 others - this should be a great weekend if you can get there.
Ceramic Boxes: Roger Lewis at Loes & Reinier International Ceramics 9th September to 3rd November, 2018 Roger lewis will be showing new work in Holland
FORMS ASSEMBLED IN THE LIGHT: THE KPP PRIZE FOR ART, ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN at Sunny Bank Mills 1st September to 28th October, 2018 Jo Taylor has 3 wall works form the Composition series (pictured above) have been selected as part of this event.
Angela Mellor in Cambridge at Byard Art 6th - 30th September 2018 Angela Mellor - major show of new work

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.

Auction of Pots for Adopt a Potter Charity – CLAY COLLEGE, STOKE-ON-TRENT

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Following the success of the ‘Potters for Aleppo’ auction, we would like to give potters and collectors another opportunity to acquire some great pots and support a very worthy cause. We are inviting you to join us in an auction of pots for the:   ADOPT A POTTER CHARITY – CLAY COLLEGE, STOKE-ON-TRENT

The Adopt a Potter Charity, established since 2009, is working to set up Clay College Stoke, which will help safeguard the future of studio pottery in the UK by offering 14 students a skills-based, full-time 2 year ceramics course. They will be taught by potters who make a living through ceramics, the first of its kind in the UK. To date, Adopt a Potter has raised over £82,000, but needs much more to achieve its goal and currently has a Crowdfunding appeal to support its fundraising.

Our intention is to run a 4 week auction to further support this wonderful cause.

With a magnificent donation from Lisa Hammond the founder of Adopt a Potter and the force behind the Clay College project to start us off, the auction will run from Monday 13 March 2017 – Monday 10th April 2017, closing at 15:00 (GMT)

More detailed information regarding the auction, how to donate, bid and make payment can all be found in the group file Clay College Auction Guidelines

This is a vital project if the next generation of studio potters is to emerge and succeed. Please be generous.

Alan Birchall, Lisa Hammond
For further information on Clay College see
www.adoptapotter.org.uk/clay-college.htm
and
https://www.facebook.com/claycollegestoke/?fref=ts

To make a Paypal donation at anytime go to Adopt a Potter Fund Raising page

www.adoptapotter.org.uk/fundraising.htm

Facebook page for the Auction:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1196380770476090/

Editor: I am convinced that this project – launching “CLAY COLLEGE” will be of huge value to the coming generations of ceramicists/potters and fully support their fund-raising for the new College.  

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Posted on March 17 2017 under News, News about Makers, News for Makers, Pottery and Ceramic Course News.