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 David Melville at Studiopottery.co.uk

David Melville

Ceramics by David Wright at Studiopottery.co.uk

David Wright

Upcoming events

York Open Studios - Ruth King at Open Studio - Ruth King 25th - 26th April 2015 Ruth King - vessels forming abstract shapes and capturing the essentials of a form with economy.
The 8th Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale 2015 (GICB2015) at Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale 24th April to 31st May, 2015 International Symposium and Exhibitions, with many top exhibitors (more detail later)
British Craft Trade Fair at Great Yorkshire Showground, The 12th - 14th April 2015 The fair is strictly trade-only and showcases work from exclusively British and Irish makers. 38th Year. 
Earth and Rock: includes Robin Welch ceramics at Sladers Yard 18th April to 31st May, 2015

Recently added Courses

Julian Jardine - Adult Clay Sculpture courses - 3rd March to 28th April, 2015
Adult Clay Classes - A course of classes allowing individuals to have a go at sculpting in clay.  £77 - for 7 weeks
English Slipware Decoration and Wheel Work with Daniel Johnston - 11th - 12th July 2015
During the workshop Daniel will demonstrate his signature Slipware decoration and wheel working techniques
Beginner Pottery Weekend Course - with Kim Langley - 23rd May to 17th October, 2015
Learn to hand build and to throw on a potters wheel at this series of Potters Workshops (various weekends)
Master Class - Ceramic Decoration with Lithium - Regina Heinz - 31st October to 1st November, 2015
Ceramic Decoration Techniques with lithium glaze

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.