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 Lesley Martin at Studiopottery.co.uk

Lesley Martin

Ceramics by Mark Titchiner at Studiopottery.co.uk

Mark Titchiner

Upcoming events

Christmas Show in Leeds at Craft Centre & Design Gallery 1st October to 24th December, 2014 Mixed show includes ceramics by Carolyn Genders (check exact dates)
Jonathan Garratt - The Garden Exhibition Craft Show at Barn at Bury Court, The 3rd - 5th October 2014 Jonathan Garratt will be showing at this Craft show
Vivace with ceramic art at Gravelly Barn Gallery 19th - 21st September 2014 Art inspired by music - includes new ceramic art from Carolyn Genders
Decorex International 2014 at Syon Park 21st - 24th September 2014 Claire Ireland  will be exhibiting her larger sculptures at this event and Regina Heinz will be showing her new Flow 2 collection of architectural ceramics. Trade only - EXCEPT Wednesday

Recently added Courses

Exploring porcelain - throwing and hand-building:Jack Doherty - 20th - 23rd November 2014
Develop dynamic porcelain forms or containers by learning how to understand and exploit the intrinsic plastic quality of porcelain. 
Seymour Road Studios - Weekly Pottery courses - Fran Tristram - 8th September to 3rd December, 2014
Master all the hand-building techniques making pots by pinching, coiling and slab-building, together with introduction to decoration techniques using texture, slips, oxides and glazes.
Advanced Raku Workshop with John Evans - 5th - 8th June 2015
The Advanced' workshop for those familiar with burnishing and the use of Terra Sig incorporates a wide range of  fuming and smoking techniques (including a pit-fire)  and will be over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend. Book early Fills up very quickly! 
David Melville and Bev Burt - ceramics workshop - 31st December to 1st January, 2015
Workshop open to all ages, making cylinders inspired by Edmund de Waal which will be displayed along with Edmund de Waal's at the exhibition.

International Ceramics Festival – Ticket reminder etc…

Tickets for the International Ceramics Festival at Aberystwyth, taking place from 28 – 30 June 2013 are now available. They sell fast so early application – either from the website

www.internationalceramicsfestival.org/tickets or by phoning (+44 01970 623232) or emailing sob@aber.ac.uk

Ticket prices for 2013 are Full Price £130 / SWP. NWP £120 / Students £90 (see full details on website)

Demonstrators at this prestigious event include: Takeshi Yasuda, Sung-Jae Choi, Mick Morgan, Beth Cavener Stichter, Virginia Scotchie, Rafael Perez, Jeremy Steward, Richard Notkin, Doug Fitch, Monica Patuszynska, Joe Finch and Camarthen School of Creative Art Students.

Festival Assistants:

It is also possible to apply to be a festival assistant (deadline 1 March 2013) – see details on website: www.internationalceramicsfestival.org/information/student_information

Background Information: 

The International Ceramics Festival is the UK’s leading international ceramics event, attracting over 800 participants to a series of lectures, practical demonstrations and exhibitions over three days. The focus is both practical and inspirational – kilns are built and fired, pots made and demonstrations given. Guest artists also have their own workspace enabling more in depth discussions and exchange of ideas. Over the years the Festival has built up a reputation for featuring some of the world’s best known ceramic artists and potters.

 


Posted on November 10 2012 under Event Previews, News.