James SteadImage Gallery

Contact Details

Studio: 85 Queens Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire, UK, OX16 0ED. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44(0)1295 278919
Mobile: 07968 135938
Email:
Joined on: 2007-08-31
Last Updated: 2017-11-03

Current Work

Current Work

Domestic stoneware pottery for everyday use. Plates, bowls, mugs, garlic pots, lemon squeezers, beakers etc. Glazes are mixed in the studio.

Technical Information

Technical Information

All pieces are hand-thrown. Decorating slip is applied to give each piece two colours while dip glazing with one colour. Fired to cone 8 oxidation.

HISTORY
Studied Design Crafts at Cumbria College of Art and Design (now University of Cumbria). Mainly worked in education, as a technician at Weston College, and teaching GCSE and A level art. I have worked for short periods at Guernsey Pottery and Gwili pottery.

Previous Events

Previous Events

Art in Clay – Hatfield House (August 2007)
Producing thrown, carved and burnished ceramics (August 2004 - present)
Art in Clay – Hatfield House (August 2006)
Art in Clay – Farnham (November 2005)
Part-time ceramics lecturer - Weston College (September 2005- present)
Potfest, South West (2004) – Annual ceramic fair
Ceramica Cymru, Llandeilo (2004) – Annual ceramic fair
Weston College (August 2004- present)
Ceramic technician - Producing own range of domestic ware and small sculptures for craft fairs and galleries (September 2003-August 2004)
Guernsey Pottery (May-September 2003)
Production throwing, slip-casting, handbuilding, maiolica decoration, kiln firing, stock management, designing ware, producing red earthenware
Private commissions and sales (2000-2004)
Rented space at Overdale Pottery, Sheffield (2000-2002)
Potfest, Penrith (2000-2002) – Annual ceramic fair
Sheffield’s Open Up (2001) – Joint studio open weekend
Art and Potters Market, York (2001) – Art fair in the city centre

Future events:
Art in Clay – Hatfield House (August 2008)

Previous Galleries

Previous Galleries

Church House Designs, Congresbury (April-June 2005)
Heritage Centre, Cardigan (March-November 2005)
(March-November 2004)
Rtbiz.com, Faversham, Kent (November 2003-June 2004)
Oriel Ynys Mon, Llangefni, Anglesey (December 2003-May 2004)
Heritage Centre, Cardigan (March-November 2003)
Cupola Gallery, Sheffield (2001-2002)
Nexus Gallery, Edinburgh (2001)
Harris Library and Museum, Preston (2001)
Wensley Gallery, Ramsbottom, Nr Manchester (2001)
Ruhm Gallery, Penrith (2000)

Work Styles

Work Styles

Stoneware
Thrown
Kitchen & Tableware