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Ceramics by Paul Smith at Studiopottery.co.uk

Paul Smith

Ceramics by Patricia Shone at Studiopottery.co.uk

Patricia Shone

Upcoming events

International Ceramics Festival 2017 at Aberystwyth Arts Centre 30th June to 2nd July, 2017 Celebrate 30 years of the ICF 
GLEBE ROAD SUMMER OPEN STUDIOS 2017 - Ceramics at GLEBE ROAD STUDIOS 15th - 16th July 2017 12 artists and designers will be showcasing and selling their work throughout the event!
Dish of the Day at Bluecoat Display Centre 22nd July to 26th August, 2017 Highlighting the contemporary ranges of beautiful handmade functional tableware being produced by potters across the UK.
EXETER CRAFT FESTIVAL with Amy Cooper at Exeter cathedral 6th - 8th July 2017 Over 100 stalls in a unique tented village give the visitor the opportunity to see the work of the West Country's best artists and makers.

Recently added Courses

SVEND BAYER - 3 DAY THROWING LARGE WORKSHOP - 19th - 21st May 2017
ONLY THREE PLACES LEFT........Svend Bayer, one of the leading potters in Britain today (2.04.2017)
LeachPottery: Workshop with Jenny Beavan - 10th - 11th June 2017
This is a great opportunity for a two day workshop with Jenny Beavan
Lindy Barletta weekday Courses in East Sheen - 13th April to 20th December, 2017
Studio Pottery Making techniques: A terms course covers a project in each - pinching, coiling, slab building and throwing.
Celia Allen - Animal Sculpture at West Dean - 22nd - 25th September 2017
Animal Sculpture

Place of Seven – Seven Pots adrift in the Irish Sea

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This is a piece about the human relationship to landscape and seascape, the movement of people and the mingling of societies. It also builds on current themes in my work about movement and change within the environment.

I was asked to create an exhibition centred around a film for Aberystwyth University Ceramics Collection
and it is in part based on the Legend of Tresaith.

“When a King of Ireland had seven troublesome daughters, he decided to cast them away in a boat without sails. The currents carried them east and they came ashore upon a Welsh beach. They were rescued shortly afterwards by seven local farmers, with whom they fell in love, and married. The place was named Tresaith, the ‘Place of Seven’, for each of the troublesome daughters who made it their home.”

Seven ceramic vessels were set adrift at 8:15pm on Sunday the 5th of June 2017 from Wicklow on the East coast of Ireland. The hope is that they reach the west coast of Wales.

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You can follow the vessels’ progress live on this link…

Some explanation of the tracking page. Each vessel is represented by the different colours (Orange, blue, green, turquoise, yellow and purple) unfortunately only 6 seem to be working hence only six colours. The pins and numbers show the most recent “messages” from the tracking devices. I was advised that the pots would move north and south with each tide and that the wind would be the main factor in moving them eastward towards Wales. This seems to be correct as the vessels are indeed zig zagging their way across.

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Posted on June 7 2017 under News, News about Makers, News for Makers.