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 Eddie Curtis at Studiopottery.co.uk

Eddie Curtis

Ceramics by Patricia Shone at Studiopottery.co.uk

Patricia Shone

Upcoming events

Keramisto Ceramics Fair in Holland at Keramisto 17th - 18th September 2016 Major Pottery Fair in Holland about a 100 leading ceramists from Europe show new work.
Wardlow Mires Pottery and Food Festival at Three Stags' Heads 10th - 11th September 2016 With pots from Jim Simpson and around 50 others - this should be a great weekend if you can get there.
Transformed in Fire - ceramic art at Gallerytop 3rd - 30th September 2016 New work from Ruthanne Tudball
British Craft Trade Fair (London) at Old Truman Brewery, The 11th - 13th September 2016 trade Fair representing British Designer Makers

Recently added Courses

Wobage: WHEEL-THROWING Taster, Beginners Jeremy Steward - 18th September 2016
Taster course: Sunday 18th September 2016 from 10.30am - 1.30pm
Wood and Ash - Steve Booton in France - 28th May to 4th June, 2016
This course is designed to appeal to makers who want to improve their throwing skills with intensive throwing sessions
Jane & Dylan Bowen Slipware Course - 23rd - 26th July 2016
4 days making and decorating using techniques old and new
CERAMICS MASTERCLASS - James Oughtibridge - 9th July 2016 - 26th July 2016
Masterclass with James Oughtibridge. 10.00am to 4.00pm on Saturday 9 July only

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.