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 Philomena Pretsell at Studiopottery.co.uk

Philomena Pretsell

Ceramics by Mark Titchiner at Studiopottery.co.uk

Mark Titchiner

Upcoming events

Out of the Earth - Rachel wood at Sam Scorer Gallery 20th June to 2nd July, 2017 New work from Rachel wood
Open Studio - Josie Warsaw and other makers at Kingsgate Workshop 25th - 26th June 2017 New work from Josie Warshaw. Opportunity to meet her and the other makers at these studios. 
Vessels - Stephen Murfitt at Duke’s Auctioneers 20th June to 7th July, 2017 New work from Stephen Murfitt
Open Studio - John Calver at John Calver studio 23rd - 25th June 2017 Open Studio as part of the 'Silverdale and Arnside Art and Craft Trail'

Recently added Courses

Hand Building & Smoke Firing Course at the Moulin with Frances Marr - 11th - 17th June 2017
Over the the course of the week we will explore smoke-firing techniques resulting from the interaction of clay and fire. 
Residential Pottery Courses in France with Sylph Baier - 14th May to 14th October, 2017
It is mainly throwing based and would suit students with some throwing experience but other techniques can also be covered as well as glazing and firing in electric and gas reduction kiln
Celia Allen - Animal Sculpture at West Dean - 22nd - 25th September 2017
Animal Sculpture
Naked Raku With John Evans - 14th - 16th July 2017
Learn all there is to know about Naked Raku. Students are required to bring biscuit fired burnished pots to fire.

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.