Aberystwyth Arts Centre : International Ceramics Festival 2015
In 2015 the International Ceramics Festival will play host to demonstrators from all over the world.
Guest ceramicists including Christie Brown (UK), Thiébaut Chagué (France), Naidee Changmoh (Thailand), Tony Clennell (Canada), Joe Finch (UK), Rita Gudino (Philippines) Lisa Hammond (UK), John Higgins (UK), Vineet Kacker (India), Jonathan Keep (UK), Gas Kimishina (UK), Gareth Mason (UK), Steve Mills (UK), Sergi Pahissa (Spain), Jo Taylor (UK), Tip Toland (USA), and Velimir Vukicevic (Serbia.) The Master of Ceremonies throughout the weekend will be the much-loved ceramic artist Jim Robison, who has been part of the Festival since 1987 and whose expertise and knowledgeable commentary enhances the experience for both demonstrators and audiences. His co-presenter is lively ceramicist and educator Ingrid Murphy who is Subject Leader in Ceramics at Cardiff School of Art. Honorary President Lars Tharp, who joined the last festival will open the programme on Friday
The 2015 International Ceramics Festival, the UK's leading festival of ceramics, will take place at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre on the mid-Wales coast over the weekend of Friday 3 - Sunday 5 July 2015. The well-established festival has become a highlight on the crafts calendar since its launch in 1987 and offers both hobbyists, leading potters and ceramic artists the opportunity to meet distinguished international practitioners.
The line-up for the 15th International Ceramics Festival, one of the world's greatest ceramic events, has been secured by organisers North and South Wales Potters and Aberystwyth Arts Centre and features guest artists from Thailand, India, Spain, France, Philippines, Serbia, Canada and the USA - it is truly an international event! The event features live demonstrations of techniques, outdoor kiln building talks and talks from distinguished international practitioners from a variety of ceramic practices.
Makers at this event include (Members in Bold)