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Ceramics by Paul Smith at Studiopottery.co.uk

Paul Smith

Ceramics by Ed Bentley at Studiopottery.co.uk

Ed Bentley

Upcoming events

Craft Open Exhibition 2014 at Platform Gallery 3rd May to 12th July, 2014 Featuring works by over 40 artists from the north of England, the selected exhibition features a stunning selection of textiles, ceramics, jewellery and glass in a wealth of materials. All items are for sale, with prices from 18 upwards. 
Annual Yunomi Invitational at Akar Gallery 25th April to 16th May, 2014 Includes work by Hannah McAndrew
Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden at Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden 1st May to 31st October, 2014 A must if you enjoy sculpture - with some ceramic artists showing. Must check exact open dates before visiting
Northern Potters - Selected exhibition at Turnstone Gallery 26th April to 8th June, 2014 Preview: 26 April 2.00pm to 6.00pm

Recently added Courses

Jill Ford - Ceramic Workshops - Owl, kitchen herbs planter - 24th July 2014
Learn to throw pots under the expert guidance of professional potter Jill Ford. Jill will carefully guide you through all the stages needed to throw a vase or bowl, also hand build Valentine Hearts in this session.
Inventive Ceramic Projects for the Garden - Claire Ireland - 4th June to 9th July, 2014
A comprehensive introduction into the methods and creative potential of sculptural ceramics. (6 weeks)
Tim Andrews - 1st - 30th April 2015
Tim will be teaching in April 2015 - exact dates nearer the time or contact Coombe farm studios for more information.
Ceramics for Beginners: Wheel Throwing - 30th April to 2nd July, 2014
Open to complete beginners and improvers this course will introduce you to the basic skills of working with the clay on the potters' wheel.

BBC 4 – Handmade In Britain – Ceramics: A Fragile History. 10 October 2011 at 9.00pm

Ceramics: A Fragile History

There are three episodes to this one hour BBC4 programme: on Mondays 10, 17 and 24 October 2011.

Episode 1 is looking at domestic pottery from the Tudor period onwards. It traces the evolution of different techniques and styles involved in the art of pottery and examines in intimate detail what British pots can tell us about how generations before us lived and how they saw themselves.

Episode 2. Focuses on Stoke on Trent including those responsible for the dominance of British Ceramics from Josiah Wedgwood and Josiah Spode to Clarice Cliff and Susie Cooper.

Episode 3. From the mass produced pots of the industrial revolution to the Arts and Crafts Movement to the rebirth of handmade pots by Bernard Leach to the imaginative and exciting ceramics of the current period.

See more detail on the BBC site:

www.bbc.co.uk/pressoffice/pressreleases/stories/2011/09_september/30/handmade2.shtml

If you are interested in the story of British Ceramics this is a series not to be missed. 10/10/11 – the first episode was excellent, the next two promise to be just as good! Ed.

 

 


Posted on October 5 2011 under News.