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Ceramics by Regina Heinz at Studiopottery.co.uk

Regina Heinz

Ceramics by Rachel Grimshaw at Studiopottery.co.uk

Rachel Grimshaw

Upcoming events

Natural Living with Ceramics from Antonia Salmon at Artichoke Gallery 6th October to 22nd December, 2018 Antonia Salmon - new work (PV: 5 October - request invite)
York Ceramics Fair 2018 at Yorkshire Museum Gardens 6th - 7th October 2018 In the hospitium, a recently restored two storey medieval hall, in the Museum gardens.
Terrŕnia — Montblanc Medieval at Terrania 28th - 30th September 2018 Janet Halligan will be showing
20-21 Open Exhibition of Art and Sculpture 2018 at 20-21 Visual Arts Centre - Scunthorpe 29th September to 5th January, 2019 Both amateur and professional artists over the age of 16 living within the Humber and Lincolnshire region (DN, LN or HU postcode areas) are invited to submit artworks for the exhibition.

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.

Fausto Salvi ‘IDRAULICA’ at CAL 2016 – 8-10 April 2016


The IDRAULICA series of vessels especially created for Ceramic Art London 2016 has its roots in a workshop held in Gmunden, in Austria, some ten years ago. From that experience, which went under the general title of Water, the new group of ceramics, Connection, was born.
Sometimes, the inspiration and ideas behind a work of art need time to germinate in my mind and in my imagination before they evolve into something new and different.
In the case of IDRAULICA, I have grafted pipes and pipe fittings onto capacious round shapes, a process which was new to my practice and which produced surprising results. The objects have been cooked in a furnace several times, with successive layers of glaze which create a “skin” that is strikingly colourful, sharp in contrast and with strong tactile effects.

La serie di vasi IDRAULICA è appositamente creata per l’edizione 2016 di Ceramic Art London, ma le sue radici partono da un workshop tenutosi a Gmunden, in Austria, una decina di anni fa. Da quell’esperienza, che aveva come titolo Acqua, nacque il gruppo di ceramiche Connection.
Come talvolta accade, i risultati di un lavoro hanno bisogno di tempo per sedimentare nella nostra mente e nel nostro immaginario per poter essere riconsiderati ed evolvere in qualcosa di diverso.
Nel caso di IDRAULICA, condutture e raccordi tubolari si innestano su capienti forme tondeggianti, superfici che si prestano perfettamente alla sperimentazione con smalti colorati, pratica che raramente ho approfondito nella mia produzione. Cotture multiple e sovrapposizioni di smalti, che indagano le potenzialità della maiolica alla ricerca di una “pelle” vetrosa colorata e contrastante nei toni come negli effetti tattili.
Fausto Salvi / Brescia, 31 March 2016

Note: Hydraulics is a branch of applied science that deals with liquids. Inspired by the aesthetics of pipes and pipe fittings, Fausto Salvi has created a series of ceramic objects that look like a mixture of futuristic industrial creatures and ancient archaeological discoveries. His imagination has coloured them in an appealing range of tones, each one evoking the warmth of the earth as well as winter memories of summery days.
Aleks Sierz , London 2016


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

Posted on April 7 2016 under Event Previews, News, News about Makers.