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 Eddie Curtis at Studiopottery.co.uk

Eddie Curtis

Ceramics by Emma Johnstone at Studiopottery.co.uk

Emma Johnstone

Upcoming events

Art for Youth North at Queen Mary's School 18th - 21st October 2016 exhibition of paintings, etchings, photographs, ceramics and sculpture - with a special focus on artists living and working in the North. 
Northern Colours at Gallery Oldham 1st October to 3rd December, 2016 A Northern Potters exhibition including work by Janet Halligan Dianne Cross, Steve Booton, Eric Moss, Isabel Denyer and others
Richard Bawden and Richard Batterham at 80 at Bircham Gallery 8th October to 2nd November, 2016 Paintings, Prints and Pots to celebrate the 80th birthdays of artist Richard Bawden and potter Richard Batterham
Biennale Internationale de la Ceramique Saint Cergue at 1re Biennale Internationale de la Céramique 8th - 23rd October 2016 A major event worth exploring

Recently added Courses

NIEK HOOGLAND at Kigbeare - 26th - 28th August 2016
slipware making and decorating workshop run by the wonderful Niek Hoogland from the Netherlands. 2 places left
Wood and Ash - Steve Booton in France - 28th May to 4th June, 2016
This course is designed to appeal to makers who want to improve their throwing skills with intensive throwing sessions
Ceramic Courses at Welbeck run by Rachel Wood - 20th September to 29th November, 2016
All the ceramic courses are suitable for the beginner and more experienced student. (when fully booked consider next block of courses)
CERAMICS MASTERCLASS - James Oughtibridge - 9th July 2016 to 29th November, 2016
Masterclass with James Oughtibridge. 10.00am to 4.00pm on Saturday 9 July only

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.