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 Tiffany Scull at Studiopottery.co.uk

Tiffany Scull

Ceramics by Emma Johnstone at Studiopottery.co.uk

Emma Johnstone

Upcoming events

Open Studios Cornwall - Jenny Beavan at Haresfield, Penpont 27th May to 4th June, 2017 Good opportunity to meet Jenny Beavan, see her work and maybe buy - it is fairly irresistible! 
Potfest Scotland - 19th year at Scone Palace, Scotland 9th - 11th June 2017 Marquee event at Scone Palace, Perth with many well known and some yet to be well known potters showing.
Out of the Earth - Rachel wood at Sam Scorer Gallery 20th June to 2nd July, 2017 New work from Rachel wood
Anglian Potters at RHS Hyde Hall at Royal Horticultural Society - Hyde Hall 27th - 29th May 2017 Includes work by John Masterton

Recently added Courses

Slip Decorating With Richard Wilson - 23rd - 25th June 2017
Students will be throwing or press moulding forms to decorate with slips.
LeachPottery: Workshop with Jenny Beavan - 10th - 11th June 2017
This is a great opportunity for a two day workshop with Jenny Beavan
Jim Malone - 3 Day Throwing Course - 11th - 13th September 2017
Designed for throwers who can throw a bowl and a basic cylinder and would like to get to the next level, revisit already familiar forms and develop them to a higher level.
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.

Shaping Ceramics: From Lucie Rie to Edmund de Waal – 10 Nov 2016 to 26 Feb 2017

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Discover the story of how Jewish ceramicists transformed British studio pottery and influenced successive generations of ceramic artists. In the mid 20th century Jewish émigré ceramicists revolutionised British studio pottery, importing modernist ideas from central Europe and creating work that was sleek, sophisticated and cosmopolitan. Lucie Rie, Hans Coper, Ruth Duckworth and Grete Marks produced simple and imaginative designs that were avant-garde for their time.

 Shaping Ceramics explores the work of these pioneering ceramicists and traces their influence on subsequent generations of ceramic artists whose Jewish heritage has shaped their work. Don’t miss this opportunity to discover the work of 13 ceramicists in an exhibition spanning over 80 years of ceramic art.
The exhibition is accompanied by a series of live pottery demonstrations, talks, and events including ‘Potters in Residence’ and ‘Pop-up Potters’

Featured Artists:
Janet Haig, Grete Marks, Lucie Rie, Antonia Salmon, Ray Silverman, Jenny Stolzenberg, Dan Arbeid, David Breuer-Weil, David Cohen, Hans Coper, Edmund de Waal, Ruth Duckworth, David Jones.

 

Exhibition Events

Discover more about the exhibition with our programme of talks, workshops and live pottery demonstrations.

Talks, Workshops and Late Opening Days:

Curator’s Talks:  Wednesday 16 November, 14 December 2016, 18 January and 15 February 2017, 2 – 2.30pm - Discover more about the themes, stories and objects in the exhibition with the curator. - Free with museum entry

Ray Silverman in Conversation: Wednesday 7 December 2016, 6.30 – 7.30pm. Ray Silverman talks about his life in ceramics, including learning from Lucie Rie and Hans Coper. - Free with museum entry

Ceramics Workshop for Beginners:  Sunday 29 January 2017, 11am – 4pm - Learn how to throw and use the wheel to make a pot. Your pot will be fired and returned to the museum for you to collect. The teacher of the class is Nam Tran, one of our Potters-in- Residence. He is a Raku specialist and his work has appeared in a number of exhibitions. £40

Late Opening: Thursday 2 February 2017, 6 – 9pm - Unwind with a drink and explore the museum after hours in this event programmed by students from UCL’s MA in Museum Studies. Enjoy live music, clay workshops, fun activities and more. £10/£5 for students

Live Pottery: Watch ceramicists working live at a potter’s wheel in the exhibition. Free with museum entry

Artist Demonstrations: Ceramicists featured in the exhibition demonstrate their process.

Antonia Salmon, Monday 14 November 2016, 10.30am – 12pm Enjoy an introductory talk followed by a brief demonstration.

David Jones Sunday 11 December 2016, 2 – 4pm David will be demonstrating and discussing ‘A Language of Ceramics to Express Jewish Identity’.

Janet Haig: Hand Building Monday 23 January 2017, 11.30am – 12.30pm Watch Janet demonstrate this ancient pottery making technique.

Potters-in-Residence: Visit on a Tuesday or Saturday and watch one of our Potters-in-Residence in action.

Nam Tran - Tuesdays and Saturdays, 12 November  and 3 December 2016, 10.30am – 12.30pm Born in Vietnam and raised in London since the age of three, Nam uses his surroundings to influence his work; he is a Raku specialist.

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Posted on November 2 2016 under Event Previews, News, News about Makers.