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Ceramics by Emily-Kriste Wilcox at Studiopottery.co.uk

Emily-Kriste Wilcox

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Upcoming events

Handmade at Kew at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 12th - 15th October 2017 Over 150 extraordinary designer-makers will showcase work across all disciplines including ceramics.
Contemporary Craft & Design Show at Sevenoaks at Sevenoaks School 20th - 22nd October 2017 Mixed show with ceramics from David Melville and others
In the Forest - Exhibition with Paul Smith at Cambridge Contemporary Art 7th - 29th October 2017  Flora McLachlan (etchings )and Paul Smith (ceramic sculpture)
Water's Edge - in Bath at David Simon Contemporary 30th September to 28th October, 2017 Neil Pinkett & Emily-Kriste Wilcox

Recently added Courses

Adult Summer Pottery Course with Mohamed Hamid - 28th August to 1st September, 2017
Hand building, throwing and decorating techniques! (previous week Fully booked!)
Residential Pottery Courses in France with Sylph Baier - 14th May to 14th October, 2017
It is mainly throwing based and would suit students with some throwing experience but other techniques can also be covered as well as glazing and firing in electric and gas reduction kiln
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
Experimental Ceramic Workshop - Claire Ireland - 18th September to 20th November, 2017
This course will explore the use of clay in an experimental way 

Yale Books: ‘Things of Beauty Growing’ – British Studio Pottery: Major catalogue release 5 September 2017

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Things of Beauty Growing: British Studio Pottery – contributors: Glenn Adamson, Martina Droth, Simon Olding, Glenn Adamson, Alison Britton, Kimberley Chandler, Edward Cooke, Penelope Curtis, Tanya Harrod, Imogen Hart, Sequoia Miller, Simon Olding, Julian Stair.

For nearly a century British potters have invigorated traditional ceramic forms by developing or reinventing techniques, materials, and means of display. Things of Beauty Growing explores major typologies of the vessel—such as bowl, vase, and charger—that have defined studio ceramics since the early 20th century. It places British studio pottery within the context of objects from Europe, Japan, and Korea and presents essays by an international team of scholars and experts. The book highlights the objects themselves, including new works by Adam Buick, Halima Cassell, and Nao Matsunago, featured alongside works by William Staite Murray, Lucie Rie, Edmund de Waal, and others, many published here for the first time. Rounding out the beautifully illustrated volume is an interview with renowned collector John Driscoll and approximately fifty illustrated short biographies of significant makers.

The book accompanies an exhibition at the Yale Center for British Art. which travels to the UK in spring 2018, opening at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, in March.

Format:Hardback

Publication date:05 Sep 2017

ISBN:9780300227468

Imprint:Yale University Press

Dimensions:472 pages: 279 x 229mm Illustrations:316 color illus.

Available from 5 September it can be pre ordered below:

The book has insightful essays from many experts, both academics and makers. Many images seen for the first time with accompanying text. The exhibition will be a must to see and this book is a very good foretaste of the exhibition.

"Things of Beauty Growing" by Glenn Adamson


Posted on September 1 2017 under News, News about Makers.