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 Janet Halligan at Studiopottery.co.uk

Janet Halligan

Ceramics by Kochevet Bendavid at Studiopottery.co.uk

Kochevet Bendavid

Upcoming events

Winter Market at Turning Earth Ceramics Market 2nd - 3rd December 2017 120 makers will peddle their wares over the course of the weekend
Jitka Palmer, part of North Bristol Art Trail at Open Studio in Bristol - Jitka Palmer 25th - 26th November 2017 Jitka Palmer -  My new work in stone, clay and on paperwill be on show during the open studio weekend. 
Kate Malone, Open Studio at Balls Pond Studio 2nd - 3rd December 2017 Kate Malones' Christmas open Studio. Don't miss it if you can get there!
Made Brighton with ceramic art at St Bartholomewís 25th November 2017 - 3rd December 2017 One day contemporary craft and design fair

Recently added Courses

Hand Building & Smoke Firing Course at the Moulin with Frances Marr - 11th - 17th June 2017
Over the the course of the week we will explore smoke-firing techniques resulting from the interaction of clay and fire. 
CHILDREN'S SUMMER POTTERY WEEK in East Sussex - 7th - 10th August 2017
Have fun and get messy discovering a variety of hand building, throwing and decorating techniques!
Animal Sculpting With Celia Allen - 8th - 10th September 2017
Learn how to sculpt animals of various forms, with a possible Raku firing day to finish
Potters Wheel Courses and Workshops at Eastnor Pottery - 5th August to 2nd December, 2018
Escape to the country and spend a relaxing day or weekend learning how to make pottery on the potter's wheel.

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‚Äôs Talks: ¬†Wednesday 16 November, 14 December 2016,¬†18 January and 15 February 2017, 2 ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 9pm -¬†Unwind with a drink and explore the museum¬†after hours in this event programmed by¬†students from UCL‚Äôs 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 ‚Äď 12pm¬†Enjoy an introductory talk followed by a brief¬†demonstration.

David Jones¬†Sunday 11 December 2016, 2 ‚Äď 4pm¬†David will be demonstrating and discussing¬†‚ÄėA Language of Ceramics to Express¬†Jewish Identity‚Äô.

Janet Haig: Hand Building¬†Monday 23 January 2017, 11.30am ‚Äď 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 ‚Äď 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.