CERAMIC ART LONDON: 8-10 April 2016
This will be a great show with many top ceramicists showing new and exciting work! Not to be missed, in our view. The show is in a new location at Central St. Martins new home at¬†1 Granary Square, London, N1C 4AA.
Peter Beard, Chair of the Ceramic Art London Organising Committee comments “2016 marks an especially exciting year for Ceramic Art London,¬†and we‚Äôre delighted to announce our new collaboration with Central Saint¬†Martins. As a world leading centre for art and design, CSM is the perfect¬†venue for Ceramic Art London‚Äôs ceramic artists to showcase their latest work.¬†The rise in popularity of ceramics over the past year has been perceptible¬†across the mainstream media as much as in public and commercial¬†contemporary art spheres, and we‚Äôre hoping this will encourage an even¬†more diverse audience to experience the fair this year”
- Over eighty of the world‚Äôs most talented ceramicists to¬†exhibit and sell work at this year‚Äôs fair, incorporating both¬†noted stars and emerging talent
- ¬†Central Saint Martins relationship further reinforced¬†through special Guest Exhibition of current students‚Äô work¬†and curated programme of events comprising workshops,¬†talks and film screenings
Ceramic Art London provides a unique platform for 88 emerging and¬†established ceramicists from across the world to present and sell their latest¬†work. The 2016 edition of the fair will see internationally recognised ceramic¬†artists exhibit alongside dynamic, up-and-coming makers representing¬†countries including Germany, France, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Australia,¬†Denmark and Spain.
Artists will showcase items ranging from functional everyday home ware, to¬†figurative sculpture, presenting pieces of unparalleled breadth and quality,¬†rigorously selected by an independent committee. Exhibited works will¬†encompass the full range of ceramic-making techniques, from traditional¬†methods to cutting-edge contemporary processes.
An artist-led fair, Ceramic Art London facilitates the unique chance to buy¬†pieces directly from the makers. With prices ranging from ¬£30 to ¬£10,000, the¬†event provides a personalised experience catering to all collecting budgets¬†and interests.
A lively programme of free events will also be staged on each day of¬†the fair, curated by Central Saint Martins. The renowned series, entitled¬†CLAYTALKS@CAL, will comprise talks, demonstrations, film screenings, debates¬†and panel discussions designed to afford visitors an insight into current issues,¬†working practices and techniques involved in the creation of ceramic art.
See a list of artists taking part and full programme. or go to the CAL website:¬†www.ceramics.org.uk
4. Myung Nam An, Beetle Series – Yellow Beetle,¬†Slip casting and hand building, 60 x 35 x 13 cm.
3. Jin Eui Kim, OPject ‚Äď Reversal no.18, D:39.7cm x H:¬†7.5cm, Earthenware, Wheel-thrown, painted 18¬†different tones of engobe
2. Emily Gardiner, That Monday Feeling (group¬†shot) – large 23 x 15cm, small 16 x 11cm -¬†variable glaze protrusions max height 30cm.
1. ¬†Rebecca Appleby, A Response to, and re-Imagination of the City Exploring Architecture,¬†Urban Fabric, Decay and Industrial¬†Archaeology, 30 x 28 x 26 cm.
Opening Hours: Friday 8 April, 10am – 6pm; Saturday 9 April, 10am – 6pm; Sunday 10¬†April, 10am – 5pm
Venue: Central Saint Martins, 1 Granary Square, London, N1C 4AA
Tickets: Single Visit – ¬£15; Concessions – ¬£12 (Children 12 – 16 years; Full time students;¬†Senior Citizens; Unemployed; Wheelchair Users; CPA Members); Three Day Pass – ¬£35¬†(Valid for re-admission throughout CAL 2016); All tickets include a free exhibition guide¬†and catalogue