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!

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Work for Sale

Ceramics by Margaret Curtis at Studiopottery.co.uk

Margaret Curtis

Ceramics by Brian Holland at Studiopottery.co.uk

Brian Holland

Upcoming events

Sussex Guild Craft Show - includes Ceramics at Michelham Priory 3rd - 6th August 2017 The Sussex Guild has held a show at historic Michelham Priory for forty five years. Mixed show with the best of Sussex Art and craft.
AUGUST FOCUS 2017 at Bevere Gallery 4th - 30th August 2017 Featured Potters - Mark Smith Petra Bittl and Richard Miller
Summer Show - Celia Allen ceramics at Rye Art Gallery 1st - 31st August 2017 Mixed summer show with ceramics from Celia Allen
Master Awakened - Rupert Spira at Spineto Abbey 19th - 26th August 2017

Recently added Courses

CHILDREN'S SUMMER POTTERY WEEK in East Sussex - 7th - 10th August 2017
Have fun and get messy discovering a variety of hand building, throwing and decorating techniques!
LeachPottery: Workshop with Jenny Beavan - 10th - 11th June 2017
This is a great opportunity for a two day workshop with Jenny Beavan
Slip Decorating With Richard Wilson - 23rd - 25th June 2017
Students will be throwing or press moulding forms to decorate with slips.
Celia Allen - Animal Sculpture at West Dean - 22nd - 25th September 2017
Animal Sculpture

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.