Ruth King trained at Camberwell in the mid 1970s and has been hand-building pots for over 40 years.
Sandy Brown’s internationally recognised, joyful and celebratory, work brings together form, colour and decoration to create playful paintings upon her ceramic pieces.
This exhibition features the work of six of the ceramicists featured in Stephen Murfitt’s book, Contemporary Raku.
Our New Members Exhibition is filled with both converging and diverging aesthetic approaches. As our most diverse collection of the year, it features a variety of works from the vibrant colours and clean lines of Graham Williamson, to the looser organic forms of Kirsty Macrae. From the subtle shaped salt glazed tableware of Ian Morrison to the hand-formed unglazed sculptural pieces of Mitch Pilkington.
Clive Bowen is one of Britain’s finest studio potters. He is internationally known and respected for his powerful yet intimate pieces, with his works widely exhibited in the UK and throughout Europe, North America and Japan.
Award-winning artist, Ashraf Hanna works with the vessel to explore relations between profile, line, and space. Using a process of handbuilding, and working with colour and texture, Hanna examines the juxtaposition of sharp lines and soft curves. Lines in Motion brings together a collection of new work with an emphasis on the bowl-form.
This group show features raw and tactile work by two accomplished makers who both use clay to express their responses to the land.
Anna Lambert presents a new collection of handbuilt earthenware ceramics evoking the power of place. Her works are three-dimensional paintings, in which considered forms merge with surface scenes of trees, field edges and orchards.
Ruthanne Tudball and Jeremy Steward each have longstanding careers in ceramics creating work that feels organic and holds an earthy authenticity. Jeremy wood fires and salt glazes his work while Ruthanne is renowned for her soda glaze firing, both resulting in rich, layered surfaces.
Bringing together the joy of colour with bold and creative shapes, this exhibition celebrates the versatility of clay as seen in expressive statement ceramics. The show features recent work by three high-profile makers.
Sue Hanna and Antonia Salmon are renowned for their sculptural abstract ceramics, both creating strong forms with dynamic smoke-fired surfaces. These works are displayed in high-profile collections across the UK and internationally.
Matthew Chambers is an internationally recognised ceramic artist creating mesmerising sculptures that draw the eye into the deepest depth of each piece.
Ashley Howard is an award winning ceramic artist and dedicated teacher creating porcelain vessels informed by Far-Eastern and homespun pottery traditions.
Our Christmas Gift Collection will change weekly, bringing together carefully chosen pieces by many of our most collectable artists each time, to highlight our broad range of handcrafted pieces perfect for presents.
This solo exhibition celebrates the work of Akiko Hirai featuring her practical and decorative ceramic ware. Her Japanese cultural background and aesthetics strongly influence this collection while each piece is also perfectly rooted in contemporary designs.
This solo exhibition features the work of Adam Frew, a potter based in rural Northern Ireland. Working in porcelain Adam creates thrown functional and large one-off pots with intricate, colourful, markings.
Sophie MacCarthy and Richard Phethean’s established careers have embraced bold decoration and a joyous approach to colour through the use of slip on their earthenware pieces. In this exhibition Sophie’s classic forms and intricate stencil decoration sit well together with Richard’s meticulous abstract designs on curious constructed shapes.
Lisa Hammond MBE, a pioneer of soda-glaze firing, combines strong uncomplicated forms with tactile surfaces.
Paul Philp unites refined classic forms with highly tactile surfaces to create pieces of strong individual identity.