Interbeing: where sound and ceramic unfold together

Interbeing is the culmination of several months of research, an exploration of collaborative ceramics and sound art in both the United Kingdom and China. Artists and Curators Kay Aplin and Joseph Young have been working on projects together for several years now. Interbeing looks into the possibilities of making work connecting two very distinct cultures... Continue Reading →

Pastels. A French touch in Dubai

The works of young French artist & ceramist Héloïse Bariol From 29 March to 29 April, Comptoir 102 will showcase the works of young French artist & ceramist Héloïse Bariol. Comptoir 102, the UAE’s popular lifestyle concept store that has been acclaimed by many international guides and magazines, is back this year for another edition of the... Continue Reading →

A Coffee & a Donut with Pia Chevalier

I receive newsletters and media releases every day, my inbox is a pandora box ... an explosion of information and while I am searching for relevant news and interesting topics to explore and to share, I came across this French ceramicist and her work: Pia Chevalier . A delightful rainbow feast for the eyes. Cup... Continue Reading →

Collect 2021 in full swing

Just attended the press view of Collect 2021, the International art fair for contemporary craft and design. This year because of the global pandemic, COLLECT the amazing event in the craft, maker, and the ceramic world is restricted online, with the benefit that people outside London and the UK can experience it. So, me too... Continue Reading →

Unique Pieces by Rosanna Bianchi Piccoli

10 Corso Como presents "Unique Pieces" an exhibition by Rosanna Bianchi Piccoli, from Thursday 24th October 2019 to Monday 6th January 2020. Rosanna Bianchi Piccoli is an artist known for her research into ceramics from its origins to the present day. On display, a selection of faience: Cosmopiatti and Vasi Sacri, rigorously unique works, the... Continue Reading →

Craft Central at The Forge. A Winter Market

Craft Central is holding a designer- maker winter market in its east London home, The Forge, on the 16 & 17 November. This brings together a selection of talented craftspeople to sell handmade products ranging from home accessories, fashion and jewellery to ceramics, stationery, prints and more. This is the perfect opportunity to buy special... Continue Reading →

Ancient and Modern by Renee So

An exhibition of new ceramic and textile works by Renee So, created during a residency at West Dean College. From Saturday 28 September until Sunday 12 January 2020 at De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea, Sussex. Just a week ago today, I was on my way to Sussex for work and pleasure. I hadn't... Continue Reading →

Art, Form & Function

This 25th Anniversary exhibition is to celebrate Joanna Bird’s life as a Gallery owner exploring decorative objects and fine art over the last 30 years. The show seeks to capture an enlightened world where beautiful objects appeal and amuse – some charmingly suggest whilst others demand attention – to be handled, utilised, arranged, hung high, touched... Continue Reading →

Picasso. The challenge of ceramics

50 unique works of art from the collections of the Musée National Picasso in Paris, on display at MIC Faenza from November 1st 2019 to April 13th 2020 in dialogue with the sources that inspired the artist 50 unique pieces from the collections of the Musée National Picasso-Paris will be on display at the MIC in Faenza,... Continue Reading →

Re.Use, Re.Think, Re.Imagine.

‘Re-Use, Re-Think, Re-Imagine’ presents the work of seven UK-based experimental artists and makers, whose practice explores unique responses to materials and process. The group exhibition will feature new and existing works, spanning glass, ceramics, found objects, textiles and furniture. Whether repurposing, recycling or innovating, each of the makers are challenging traditional conceptions of craft and... Continue Reading →

Magdalene Odundo: The Journey of Things

Magdalene Odundo OBE is one of the world’s most esteemed artists working in the field of ceramics. This major exhibition - from 3 August to 15 December 2019 - at the Sainsbury Centre, will bring together more than 50 of Odundo’s works. They will be shown alongside a large selection of objects chosen by Odundo... Continue Reading →

BiennaleArte. 2019: Zhanna Kadyrova

My dear friend Adriana is in Venice these days. She is celebrating her birthday in the cute and inspiring Laguna and visiting the Biennale di Venezia. Yesterday she spotted this amazing Ukrainian artist. So I asked her to let us know more. Here's her visual reporting. One of the most striking aspects of Zhanna Kadyrova’s... Continue Reading →

Lucie Rie. Ceramics & Buttons: an exhibition

CoCA Lucie Rie ceramics collection - Photo by Phil Sayer As one of the most respected potters of the 20th century, Dame Lucie Rie (1902-1995) was known for her finely thrown and beautifully decorated functional domestic ceramics.I am falling in love with her work more and more. And since I started my pottery journey I... Continue Reading →

Materials Matter: an exhibition

Bjork Haraldsdottir - stoneware Jacy Wall – ‘Big Stripes’ woven tapestry in wool, silk & linen Bringing an exciting collaboration to the Select A rt Trail in 2019 will be ceramicist Björk Haraldsdóttir and textile artist and printer Jacy Wall in 'Materials Matter' Two artists collaborate to bring a dazzling show of pattern and colour... Continue Reading →

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