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Celia Allen at Biscuit Factory, The 15th - 30th November 2017 Celia allen - new sculpture - must check exact dates
Gareth Edwards RWA with ceramics by Gabriele Koch: After the Rain at David Simon Contemporary 3rd - 27th November 2017 New work by Gabriele Koch
Winter Draws Nigh at Brook Street Pottery and Gallery 18th November to 6th January, 2018 Includes work by Jitka Palmer. private view on Saturday 18th November 11 am - 4 pm
Anglian Potters Christmas Exhibition at All Saints Church 11th November to 11th December, 2017 A selling exhibition of the work of  60+ members of Anglian Potters.

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Adult Summer Pottery Course with Mohamed Hamid - 28th August to 1st September, 2017
Hand building, throwing and decorating techniques! (previous week Fully booked!)
Classes in Portugal - Catherine Portal - 18th - 22nd September 2017
A 5 day intensive workshop: 5 days of  'potting' with no interruptions where each one can explore their creativity through hand-building, sculpting or wheelwork and then relax round the garden table over a home-cooked lunch enjoying conversations with fellow potters.
Potters Wheel Courses and Workshops at Eastnor Pottery - 5th August to 2nd December, 2018
Escape to the country and spend a relaxing day or weekend learning how to make pottery on the potter's wheel.
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

Jeff Oestreich & Pat Burns at Leach Pottery: 1.11 – 31.12 2014


Marking the end of their month long international residency, Leach Pottery St Ives presents

an exhibition of work by American potters Jeff Oestreich and Pat Burns.

Jeff Oestreich trained with celebrated American potter Warren MacKenzie, who previously studied in St Ives with Bernard Leach. In 1969 Oestreich himself took up a two year apprenticeship at the Leach Pottery, and in 1971 returned home to set up a pottery in rural Wisconsin before relocating to Minnesota. Oestreich has since become a prolific and internationally recognized artist and teacher of studio ceramics. Strongly influenced by Leach and the principals of eastern ceramics, his works also demonstrate a passion for the playful, geometric forms of Art Deco. Oestreich has used clay specially imported from La Borne, France, combined with local clays to create more than 30 new works for this exhibition.

Friend and fellow potter Pat Burns grew up in central Minnesota. She studied ceramics at Berea, Kentucky before training in England with respected British potter Bryan Newman. In 1974 she began working alongside Jeff Oestreich, developing her own practice and becoming strongly influenced by the Leach philosophy. The two have remained firm friends and colleagues for the past 40 years. During her residency Burns has been working with local porcelain clays on the kick-wheel once owned and donated to the Pottery by Marianne de Trey. Works in this exhibition have been faceted, inlaid and decorated with Leach studio slips.

Pat Burns and Jeff Oestreich continue to work full time at their respective studios, Burns in Portland, Oregon and Oestreich at Taylors Falls, Minnesota.

There will be a Private View on Saturday 1 November, at which visitors will also be able to see and enjoy the warmth of the newly lit Leach fireplace. The Pottery’s historic old workshop fireplace was relit at a special ceremony on Friday 24 October after a successful appeal to raise the £4,500 needed to restore it.

To request a Private View invite: Tel: 01736 799703 or email: office@leachpottery.com  Website: www.leachpottery.com

Address:  The Leach Pottery, Higher Stennack, St Ives, Cornwall. TR26 2HE   – Open: Monday – Saturday 10.00-17.00

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Jeff Oestreich – Pat Burns

Posted on October 24 2014 under Event Previews, News, News about Makers.