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Work for Sale

Ceramics by Juliet Walters at Studiopottery.co.uk

Juliet Walters

Ceramics by Eddie Curtis at Studiopottery.co.uk

Eddie Curtis

Upcoming events

JQ open studios with Emily-Kriste Wilcox (POSTPONED) at JQ Open Studios 21st - 22nd July 2018 Emily-Kriste Wilcox will be a Guest Exhibitor at JQ open studios (POSTPONED UNTIL ADVISED OF NEW DATES)
South Wales Potters Ceramica 2018 at Cardiff Metropolitan University 6th - 8th July 2018 Demonstrators: duncan Ayscough and Marie Prett. Friday evening to Sunday late afternoon.
Art in the Pen 2018 (Thirsk) at Art in the Pen (Thirsk) 21st - 22nd July 2018 Mark Smith will be showing new work
Clare Crouchman - Cambridge Open Studios (weekends only!) at Clare Crouchman 7th - 15th July 2018 See new work from Clare Crouchman in the framework of her own studio. NOTE: Only weekends 7/8 and 14/15 July or by appointment

Recently added Courses

Regular Pottery Courses by Suleyman Saba - 29th January to 31st December, 2018
Students will learn about preparing clay and different techniques of ceramics from pinch pots and coiled pottery, to slab building and throwing. Students are also guided on aspects of decoration and glazing. 
Lindy Barletta weekday Courses in East Sheen - 1st January to 31st December, 2018
Studio Pottery Making techniques: A terms course covers a project in each - pinching, coiling, slab building and throwing.

Tours to Tajikistan and China with Christine-Ann Richards in 2017

Art & Adventure are two of the strands that Christine-Ann Richards has successfully used over the years in planning her travels in China and central Asia. Her first visit with other members of the Craft Potters Association in 1978 has led to an on-going affair with the culture, the country and the peoples of China. This interest in the art, archaeology and philosophy that make up the history of the area have led to many a detour ‘off the beaten track’, which in her travels she seeks to share with others.

THE SILK ROUTE IN CENTRAL ASIA - Tajikistan

7th – 21st June 2017

Dushanbe, Shahr-i-tuz, Khorog, High Pamirs, Wakhan Valley, Murgab, Osh, Uzgen & Bishkek

Visit Shahr-i-tuz, part of the elusive Graeco-Bactrian kingdom of Alexander the Great which over the centuries thrived in an intense, material, spiritual and artistic melange much influenced by Turkic and Buddhist Indian worlds. Follow the Pandzh River (upper Amu Darya) to Kalaikhum before joining the Pamir Highway to Khorog, which has the second highest botanical garden in the world and where we will spend a couple of nights visiting the gardens and museum before heading south to hot springs, ancient caravanserai, castles and petroglyphs in the Wakhan Valley. Turning northwards at Lyanger we rejoin the Pamir Highway to Alichur and have the opportunity to explore the lakes, mountain and the local flora and fauna as Spring unfolds.

Landprice:  £2,725 inclusive

Turkish Airlines Flights:   London via Istanbul to Dushanbe, Bishkek/Frunze via Istanbul to London: approx. £600

CHINA TOUR, Sichuan Province & the Tibetan Border

 11th – 25th October 2017

Chongqing, Anyue County, Chengdu, Qionglai & Yinjing with a pottery tradition dating back to the 8th century, Songpan & Jiuzhai Gou

In the Autumn we will be travelling to Chengdu the capital of Sichuan Province, which lies in the hugely fertile Red Basin, surrounded by chequer-board fields and well irrigated plains.  The wealth generated by this fertile land helped sponsor the temples on forested slopes and the mélange of Buddhist, Confucian and Daoist sculptures of the temples which we will visit.  In contrast, northern and western Sichuan are covered by the snow capped foothills of the Himalayan range, rising well over 5,000 metres, a thinly settled region whose culture is predominantly Tibetan.   While in the far north is the beautiful alpine scenery around Songpan and Jiuzhai Gou.

Landprice:  approx. £2,350 inclusive

Flight London to Chongqing return – Tianjin Airlines: approx. £400

Enquiries for both tours: 

mail@christineannrichards.co.uk

www.christineannrichards.co.uk 


Posted on February 8 2017 under News, News for Makers, Pottery and Ceramic Course News.