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 Jasmin Rowlandson at Studiopottery.co.uk

Jasmin Rowlandson

Ceramics by Janette Fry at Studiopottery.co.uk

Janette Fry

Upcoming events

Affordable Art Fair with ceramics at Affordable Art Fair Bristol, The 19th - 21st September 2014 Ruty Benjamini  will be there, showing with the Skylark Galleries. Other members include Clare Crouchman and Emily Kriste-Wilcox who is with Hadfield Fine Art (stand A2)
Merton Arts Trail - Deana Lee at Cannizaro Open Studios 20th - 28th September 2014 At Cannizaro Studios seven other renowned painters, sculptors, potters and I look forward to welcoming you and chatting about our art. Note: weekends only 20/21 and 27/28 September 2014.
Timeless & Contemporary with ceramics at Quarr Abbey Art Gallery 18th - 23rd September 2014 Andrew Dowden will be showing a collection of handmade, hand-carved ceramics and complementary textured wall art.
Trees and Fauna - Eeles Family Pottery Exhibition at Westonbirt Arboretum 14th - 19th October 2014 The Eeles Family show 300 new items in the Great Oak Hall. PV: Tuesday 14 October 4.00pm to 6.00pm

Recently added Courses

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.
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.
Tanimoto Yoh Shu Ha Ri - 20th June 2014 to 1st January, 2015
Book Now for our 'workshop' with Japanese master potter Tanimoto Yoh who will present and demonstrate Iga yaki pottery
John Evans - Original Alternative Raku Workshop - Sussex - 22nd - 25th May 2015
The 'Original' workshop course will include the use of burnishing and terra sigillata to provide the smooth and polished surface ideal for these 'naked clay' techniques. There will be tips on how to make work for successful firing, how to achieve those solid blacks and whites and the use of colour in naked raku.

Issue 13 Interpreting Ceramics

Issue 13 of Interpreting Ceramics is now published online and it contains two articles that focus on aspects of ceramics in Wales.

The first of these is entitled ‘Llanelly Pottery – A Welsh Metonym’. The author, Kathy Talbot, discusses the ways that the pottery manufactured in this South Wales town during the nineteenth and early twentieth century came to stand not just for the town itself, but also for a particular kind of Welsh identity which drew on a strong sense of nostalgia for its past.

The second article by Jennifer Lewis on ‘Gaudy Welsh China’, draws on textual and visual evidence to explore aspects of the history, technology, design, decoration and interpretation of a ware that is also known as ‘Swansea Cottage’. Lewis’ account makes a major contribution to an understanding of a distinctive type of ceramics that is still better known and more widely collected in the USA than in the UK.

The third article in Issue 13 is by Laura Gray and is an exploration of the ways that contemporary ceramicists have made and displayed work in response to what the author calls ‘the distinctive hybrid domestic-museum environment offered by former homes such as Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge, High Cross House in Devon and Blackwell Arts and Craft House in the Lake District’. Martina Margetts and Moira Vincentelli have provided book reviews for this issue.

www.interpretingceramics.com


Posted on January 10 2012 under News.