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!

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Work for Sale

Ceramics by Kochevet Bendavid at Studiopottery.co.uk

Kochevet Bendavid

Ceramics by Philip N Wilks at Studiopottery.co.uk

Philip N Wilks

Upcoming events

Ceramics in the City 2014 at Geffrye Museum, The 18th - 21st September 2014 An excellent show where you will see real talent. (Launch evening open to all Thursday 18 September, 6 - 8.30pm.)
Turner Retrospective at Tate Britain 30th September to 4th January, 2015 Norman Yap's ceramics will be available at Tate Britain over this period
David & Margaret Frith Ceramics at Thoresby Gallery 4th - 11th October 2014 Oakwood Gallery present David and Margaret Frith. OPENING RECEPTION Saturday 4th October 12.00pm - 4.00pm
PAPER WINGS - Liz Mathews at Enitharmon Press 22nd September to 17th October, 2014 Not exactly ceramics, but by one of our members: An artist's book installation by Liz Mathews setting a new song cycle by Maureen Duffy. PV: with reading by Maureen Duffy  22 September 6.30 - 8.30pm  (for invitation/RSVP info@enitharmon.co.uk)

Recently added Courses

Ceramic Workshop with Claire Ireland - 8th October to 12th November, 2014
6 week course starting Wednesday 8th October 201410.00 - 1.00 180 for 6 weeks   + 5 firing charge
Tanimoto Yoh Shu Ha Ri - 20th June 2014 to 12th November, 2014
Book Now for our 'workshop' with Japanese master potter Tanimoto Yoh who will present and demonstrate Iga yaki pottery
Seymour Road Studios - Weekly Pottery courses - Fran Tristram - 8th September to 3rd December, 2014
Master all the hand-building techniques making pots by pinching, coiling and slab-building, together with introduction to decoration techniques using texture, slips, oxides and glazes.
David Melville and Bev Burt - ceramics workshop - 31st December to 1st January, 2015
Workshop open to all ages, making cylinders inspired by Edmund de Waal which will be displayed along with Edmund de Waal's at the exhibition.

Pot-Easel: Display Stand

I recently tried out a ‘Pot-Easel’ and must say I was quite impressed. It is a sturdy quality construction – simple to assemble – made from solid oak and very effective for displaying plates and chargers without damage. It would be equally useful for the private collector or for Gallery and Museum use.

  

I set out below the makers Press Release which covers a lot of background and detail:

Pot-Easel  is a unique display stand developed primarily for studio pottery and ceramics. Made from solid oak, the product was invented by Paul Sansom and Freda Wade, who obtained a design registration in 2010 prior to the launch at Earth and Fire in the same year.

This simple design took several months to perfect in terms of display, support, material choice and function. The traditional oak construction compliments the potters work and the unique sliding bridge gives a versatility to allow 3 size settings.  The central pole ensures a low centre of gravity and excellent support. Since the launch the product has received many good reviews from Potters and collectors alike encouraging the makers to add new lines to the range. Customers have also found many other uses for Pot Easel ranging from supporting menus and books to pictures and icons.

Further developments now include a small size for use on shelves and a large version that takes the wide circumference platters, bowls and heaviest chargers. Two colour variations are available- natural oak and black [burnt oak].

Pot Easel can be purchased at some of the ceramic shows in the UK, galleries or direct from the makers www.poteasel.co.uk .

 For further information contact Paul Sansom on 07773817513 or email paul.sansom@poteasel.co.uk


Posted on December 7 2011 under News.