Selected for the I Edition Ceramic & Colours Award “Crawling – The Amusing Skin”

“Jug for Tree Sap” has been selected for the I Edition Ceramic & Colours Award “Crawling – The Amusing Skin” by the Cultural Association Passepartout Faenza. The exhibition and award ceremony would take place in September 2016, more info and images of the ceremony to come soon!

Glebe Rd Ceramic Winter Open Studio 2015

A good opportunity to come and see some of my recent works as well as the studio where the work takes place!

Come and meet acclaimed and emerging ceramicists, enjoy their original handmade pieces, buy original gifts this Christmas, and support Hackney artists!

Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th from 12-6pm

Tableware and sculptural ceramics, lighting, jewellery, Xmas decorations, all accompanied by a great atmosphere and pies and spicy winter drinks to warm you up!

Surface – Exhibition at Aspex Gallery

Ceramic exhibition in Aspex craft and design Gallery, Portsmouth, Uk from the 4th of March until the 19th April 2015.

Surface showcases the work of two ceramicists exploring their differing approaches to producing colourful ceramic pieces. Both artists have focused on final outcomes while considering the processes, influences and material techniques used to create their work.

The exhibition runs from March 4 until April 19, and features the work of Maria Alvarez Echenique and Martin Snelling.

 

Visit the gallery Wednesday-Sunday and see these beautiful examples of two very different approaches towards ceramics.

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Stoke-on-Trent Part III: Ceramic Museum & Gallery highlights

The Pottery Museum was an incredible insight into manufactured British ceramics and its history through a wide ranging collection. In contrast the gallery had a selection of the finest contemporary studio ceramics assembled for a Biennial award.

Stoke-on-Trent Part II: Museums and the City

Walking around the city of Stoke, the empty factories and  bricked houses where the factory workers used to live let me a feeling of sadness and a sentimental view of what this place used to be. In some ways it seems a bit lost, a stagnant pond but there is possible change in the air with the Biennial, the Princes Trust support for Burleigh Pottery and the skilled work of the local artists potters .

The people were friendly and helpful,  the working class of the North with their traditional industry taken away putting a brave face on things.