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 Alan Birchall at Studiopottery.co.uk

Alan Birchall

Ceramics by David Melville at Studiopottery.co.uk

David Melville

Upcoming events

The Witherslack Group of Artists and Makers at Barwick Hall 16th September to 15th October, 2017 Annual show with new work. This is one of the main shows in the South Lakes area.
Affordable Art Fair with ceramics at Affordable Art Fair Bristol, The 8th - 10th September 2017 Members include Clare Crouchman who is with Bristol Contemporary Art
Wirksworth Festival Art Trail at Wirksworth Festival 9th - 10th September 2017 The fantastic opening weekend (9and 10 September) when the whole town becomes a gallery with over 170 artists. Paul Smith hopes to be there.
Good Nature - Antonia Salmon at Candida Stevens Gallery 16th September to 28th October, 2017 New work - Antonia Salmon

Recently added Courses

Animal Sculpting With Celia Allen - 8th - 10th September 2017
Learn how to sculpt animals of various forms, with a possible Raku firing day to finish
Celia Allen - Animal Sculpture at West Dean - 22nd - 25th September 2017
Animal Sculpture
Slip Decorating With Richard Wilson - 23rd - 25th June 2017
Students will be throwing or press moulding forms to decorate with slips.
Classes in Portugal - Catherine Portal - 18th - 22nd September 2017
A 5 day intensive workshop: 5 days of  'potting' with no interruptions where each one can explore their creativity through hand-building, sculpting or wheelwork and then relax round the garden table over a home-cooked lunch enjoying conversations with fellow potters.

Ceramics – Art and Perception – Ownership Changes

I have just read that ownership of Ceramics – Art and Perception and Ceramics Technical has changed hands from Janet Mansfield to Elaine O Henry.

Both great publications which Janet has built up over the last 19 years. The quality, depth and interest of the Articles is excellent and I am sure many will join with me in thanking Janet for so much dedication and hard work over the last 19 years.

Janet says “I wanted to give ceramic artists and everyone associated with ceramics a magazine that would be relevant, positive about the future, a serious resource for International Ceramics and to be uncompromising in its quality ” – it has been all of that. Thank you Janet and your whole team…

The good news is that I am quite sure that Elaine Henry will carry on the good work and that both magazines will continue to educate and delight all those with an interest in Contemporary Ceramics.


Posted on October 3 2008 under News.