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.

Current / Future Events

Current / Future Events

Potfest in the Pens - Penrith : Potfest in the Pens
August 02, 2019 to August 04, 2019

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