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!

New Members

Work for Sale

Ceramics by John Calver at Studiopottery.co.uk

John Calver

Ceramics by Jane Wheeler at Studiopottery.co.uk

Jane Wheeler

Upcoming events

Little Northern Contemporary Craft Fair at Altringham Town Hall 7th May 2017 Mixed show: 40 selected designer-makers and artists
Functional Beauty at Jointure Studio, The 30th April to 28th May, 2017 PV with Chris Keenan on April 30th from 12.00 - 4.00pm - request invitation. (Weekends ONLY)
MAKING A MARK - Garden Gallery summer Exhibition at Garden Gallery 13th May to 8th July, 2017 Includes work by Patricia Volk and Antonia Salmon (PV: 13 May - invite only)
Tessa Wolfe_Murray open House/Brighton Festival at Open House - Tessa Wolfe Murray 6th - 29th May 2017 See Tessa Wolfe Murray and her new work (Note: weekends and bank holiday only)

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. 
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.
Rachel Wood - The infinite vessel - Rachel Wood - 16th - 22nd July 2017
A lively approach to coiling, pinching and surface decoration.Handbuilding. For all
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)

The De Morgan Centre has re-opened (from 16 September 2011)

Refurbished, re-configured restored and re-hung, visitors will once again be able to experience the stunning collection of William De Morgan’s ceramics and Evelyn De Morgan’s paintings – the largest collection of each anywhere in the world.

While William De Morgan was the most important ceramicist of the Arts and Crafts Movement and a close friend and collaborator of William Morris, his wife Evelyn was a talented and acclaimed artist and symbolist painter.

Together they were actively involved in a number of social movements of their day; including prison reform and women’s suffrage and so the Centre is also a rich resource for students of late 19th Century art, social and political history.

Once again the Centre will host a lively and wide ranging programme of temporary exhibitions, many featuring the work of contemporary crafts-people thus promoting craft education and the best craft practices of today. Our aim is to ensure that the Arts and Crafts Movement goes on into the future and that the Centre remains a focus of relevance and interest.

For the re-opening, they will present an exhibition of Fine Cell’s work in the re-designed temporary exhibition space.  The charity trains prisoners in highly skilled and paid needlework, using William De Morgan’s tile designs for many of their cushion ranges. The De Morgan Centre has had a long-standing relationship with Fine Cell Work and now once again visitors will have a chance to see and purchase from a range of cushions, bags and small items. The De Morgan Centre is re-opening alongside Wandsworth Museum which launched in 2010. The two small independent museums will support each other by sharing expertise and resources such as a fabulous cafe.  Co-existing in the same building, we aim to provide an exciting and varied visitor destination in the heart of Wandsworth.

The De Morgan Centre, 38 West Hill, London, SW18 1RX

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 8871 1144    www.demorgan.org.uk

 


Posted on October 27 2011 under News.