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 Mary Kershaw at Studiopottery.co.uk

Mary Kershaw

Ceramics by Liz Mathews at Studiopottery.co.uk

Liz Mathews

Upcoming events

Rising Stars 2016 at New Ashgate Gallery 4th March to 16th April, 2016 New crafts by emerging makers from crafts and applied arts programmes across the UK
Unconventional Clay: Engaged in Change at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, The 26th February to 12th June, 2016 co-curated by Catherine Futter and Leigh Taylor Mickelson, will explore diverse, creative and extraordinary ways that contemporary artists approach one of earth's most common materials.
Peter Cosentino - Ceramic Art at Community Arts Centre (Pershore) 18th February to 31st March, 2016 Solo Exhibition, No. 8. Peter Cosentino
Potters Open Day, Dacorum and Chiltern Potters Guild at Sandpit Theatre, The 5th March 2016 to 31st March, 2016 Speakers and Demonstrators: Prof. Magdalene Odundo, Jitka Palmer and Lisa Hammond

Recently added Courses

Advanced Raku Workshop with John Evans - 10th - 13th June 2016
The ĎAdvanced' workshop for those familiar with burnishing and the use of Terra Sig incorporates a wide range of  fuming and smoking techniques (including a pit-fire)  and will be over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend. Book early Fills up very quickly! (3 Spaces now Left at 28/11/15)
Animal sculpting in paper clay - Susan Halls at West Dean - 14th - 19th February 2016
Learn a fast and exciting approach to animal sculpting using a variety of pottery techniques.
Wobage: 3-day Wheel-throwing Stoneware, Improvers, Jeremy Steward - 13th - 15th July 2016
This intensive 3 day course is aimed specifically at intermediates who already have some experience in wheel-throwing.
John Evans - Original Alternative Raku Workshop - Sussex - 27th - 30th May 2016
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. FULL

MASHIKO EARTHQUAKE APPEAL

The trustees and staff of the Leach Pottery would like to express our great sadness at the recent catastrophe that has beset Japan. The Leach Pottery’s historic and current links to Japan are of great importance to us and the friendship we have received from the Japanese people over the years has been unwavering.

In 2008 the people of Mashiko pottery village and the Mingei Association collectively donated over £40,000 towards rebuilding the Leach Pottery.
We are launching an appeal now to raise funds for Mashiko which has been badly hit by the earthquake. Mashiko has over 400 studios and kilns, providing the main livelihood of the village, and the recent quake has caused considerable damage to kilns, homes and buildings. Mashiko’s two main museums, the Mashiko Ceramics Museum and the Hamada Reference Museum have also been badly hit. To donate to this appeal visit the Leach Pottery website
Link to the Leach Pottery, St.Ives website for appeal information and how to donate. http://www.leachpottery.com/What-s-On/News-Feed.aspx

Here are some images sent via Euan Craig from Mashiko and from his own pottery. for more information see his blog


Posted on March 14 2011 under News, News about Makers.