Visual Arts Ceramics in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Visual Arts Ceramics

1265° North

Studio in the heart of Northumberland, making ceramics for all sorts of environments from home to Michelin Star restaurants. https://www.facebook.com/1265degreesnorth 1265degreenorth

Ali Tomlin Ceramics

Works in porcelain, creating individual, contemporary pieces using scored lines and texture, bold colour and spontaneous marks. https://www.facebook.com/alitomlin.ceramics

Angela Mellor

Gallery of Angela Mellor’s contemporary bone china, with biography and contacts.

Anglian Potters

Features information about this group's events and exhibitions, together with a newsletter archive and gallery.

Anja Lubach

Creates imprinted porcelain often creating beautifully haunting effects.

Annette Bugansky

Creates knitted and crochet textured ceramics.

BLH Ceramics

Lynne Hutchinson produces decorative and functional ceramics, using a range of techniques.

Bridget Drakeford

Bridget works in porcelain and makes a speciality of teapots, incorporating silver and wood in the detailed fittings.

British Ceramics Biennial

Held every two years in Stoke-on-Trent, centre of the British ceramics industry; provides information about exhibitions and events, with news and practical resources for visitors.

Ceramic Art London

Fair for contemporary studio ceramics at the Royal College of Art in London. Provides a list of exhibitors with an example of work and the artist's statement, plus information for exhibitors and visitors.

The Ceramic Artist

One stop resource for contemporary ceramic artists run by the Rufford Craft Centre in Nottinghamshire. Contains lists of artists with statements, exhibitions and examples of their work plus forums.

Ceramic History for Potters

A developing collection of tutorials for potters covering the history and development of pottery from earliest times.

Ceramic Review

UK magazine for potters and ceramics enthusiasts around the world. Describes the current issue and provides online purchase of subscriptions.

Ceramics Ireland

Formerly The Craft Potters Society of Ireland; features galley and magazine information, plus news and details of pottery and ceramics courses across Ireland.

Ceramike

An enthusiast for functional studio pottery following the influence of Bernard Leach provides photo galleries; also includes listings of potteries, museums, exhibitions, and festivals.

Charlotte Storrs Stoneware

Dutch potter, working from her garden studio in Oxfordshire making functional stoneware.

Cornwall Ceramics and Glass Group

Works to raise the profile of ceramics and glass in Cornwall through events and activities. Includes a listing of members, events diary, and photo galleries of their works.

Craft Potters Association of Great Britain

Formed in 1958 to promote the work of its members and to increase public awareness of contemporary studio pottery.

Dacorum and Chiltern Potters Guild

Details the regular Kings Langley meetings of this pottery guild, with library list, gallery and newsletter information.

David Marques

A ceramic artist who creates beautifully intricate work for both large-scale art installations as well as collectable objets d’arts.

Deana Lee

Deana uses the ancient smoke firing processes in a more contemporary way to create unique effects.

Debbie Barber Ceramics

A ceramic artist who specialises in Raku and smoke fired ceramics.

Deiniol Williams Ceramics

Creates primarily earthenware tiles and geometric designs, but sometimes wood-fired stoneware.

The Digital Museum of Cornish Ceramics

Providing information about the many Cornish potteries and the potters, decorators and ceramic designers who work or have worked in Cornwall.

Elaine Bolt

Ceramic artist based in East Sussex, her current work includes hand-built objects and thrown vessels in porcelain, terracotta and mixed-media.

Fiona Thompson

Handbuilt sculptural ceramic vessels, with layered surface imagery.

Gabriele Koch

Ceramic artist creating individual handbuilt ceramics.

Hazel Feeney Ceramics and Bronzes

Creates ceramic sculptures, vessels and bowls and inspired by the human form and explores the spaces, shapes and curves in her sculptures. https://www.facebook.com/HazelCeramics

International Ceramics Festival

Held bi-annuallly in Aberystwyth, Wales. Provides the festival programme and booking information, as well as archives and reviews of previous events. https://www.facebook.com/ICFAberystwyth ICFAberystwyth

Jasmine Simpson

Illustrator, painter, ceramic artist and 3D designer, creates figures and prints based on the animal kingdom and fables. https://www.facebook.com/Jas.simpsondesigns JasmineASimpson

Jessica Thorn

Designs and makes ceramic pieces inspired by the characteristics and forms of metal tins through vitrified porcelain.

Jo Heckett

Creates porcelain gifts, wedding favours and Christmas decorations, and commissioned mosaic.

Jo Keogh Ceramics

Working primarily in ceramics Jo Keogh has an interest in found objects and specialises in experimental glazes that incorporate everyday materials.

Jo Taylor

Ceramic sculpture which celebrates the ornamental. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jo-Taylor-MRBS/124418224305811 JoTaylorceramic

Karen Elizabeth Vaughan

Creates hand built and raku fired ceramic figures inspired by dance and movement.

Karen Thompson

Creates ceramic work, often taking the form of social comment and frequently using historical models as reference or mixed with contemporary influences, subverting familiar forms to represent something other than their intended design and function.

Katharina King Ceramics

Ceramic artist inspired by the elemental colour and shape of ancient Korean pottery.

Katharine Morling

Creates black and white ceramic sculptures described as three dimensional drawings.

Katherine Lees Ceramics

Katherine’s porcelain vessels are individually made by hand applying print directly to the raw clay surface through a screen.

Kent Potters' Association

Organises a programme of workshops, visits and meetings for anyone with an interest in pottery; with details of membership and events, contacts, and resources.

Kim Norton

Ceramicist exploring sensory/experiential objects and spaces, materiality, large scale works and gardens.

Kirsty Adams Ceramics

Kirsty Adams has created a unique collection of studio porcelain and tableware.

Leah Jensen

Hand carved porcelain is joined together with turned, burnt wood to create a series of vessels.

Linda Caswell

Potter and ceramic artist creating porcelain agateware.

Linda Southwell

Hand built ceramics using methods such as coiling, pinching and slab building.

Lisa Pettibone

Makes kiln-formed glass wall pieces, sculptural objects and vessels.

Loli Cardeñoso

Creates minimal but expressive studio ceramic pieces mostly executed in porcelain.

London Potters

Formed to provide a forum for all involved with or interested in ceramics, both professional and non-professional; with an events calendar, details of membership, galleries, and contacts.

Lorraine Robson

Scottish ceramicist Lorraine Robson makes thought-provoking works that pay homage to ancient and primitive skills, while embracing contemporary influences.

Luca Ceramics

Wheel thrown ceramics by Luisa Cacciotti.

Lucy Foakes

Ceramic artist inspired by historical subjects, processes and artefacts to create conceptual pieces with a modern edge.

Maria Wojdat

Contemporary ceramacist based in Somerset. https://www.facebook.com/mariawojdatceramics

Midlands Potters Association

Offers information about this potters association, its member and its work, including photo galleries and virtual exhibition.

Neil Spalding's Ceramics

Neil makes models of buildings in clay, which are are all hand made and hand decorated.

North Wales Potters Association

Details this association's newsletter and membership and offers pottery related reviews.

Northern Ceramic Society

Holds monthly meetings in the North of England for enthusiasts for the history of pottery and porcelain; with details of membership and benefits, events, publications, and a gallery.

Olivia Brown

Makes ceramic sculptures depicting dogs.

Oxford Ceramics Fair

Presents details of this annual ceramics and pottery exhibition, including programme of events and list of exhibitors.

Potfest

Organisers of pottery shows in the UK. Provides details of shows, including photo galleries, plus archives and links to exhibiting British and potters.

Rachel Grimshaw

Ceramic Sculptor working in both porcelain and (separately) heavily grogged stoneware.

Ralph Jandrell

Makes a unique range of highly decorated ceramics including platters, vases and lamp bases.

Reptile Tiles

Design and produce original hand painted tiles and undertake tile commissions worldwide for both private and commercial clients.

Rose Dickinson Ceramics

Makes two collections of work, which include domestic ware, buttons, brooches, clocks and large seashore bowls.

Rufford Craft Centre

Displays history and essays about the ceramic centre, with artists links and collection.

Scottish Potters Association

Formed to support and promote the art and craft of pottery; open to anybody with an interest in ceramics, including professional or amateur makers, collectors, or commercial interests.

Scottish Pottery Society

Encourages research into the history and products of the Scottish pottery industry; includes their programme of meetings, publications, and membership, with maps, photos, and resources.

Sian Jones Ceramics

London-based ceramicist making functional and decorative ware.

Simon Wilks Ceramics

Ceramicist and tableware designer.

Sotis Studio Ceramics

Sotis Filippides is a studio ceramicist, creating bespoke hand thrown ceramic lighting.

South Wales Potters Association

Offers information about membership of this association, with links to member websites and details of how to join.

Southern Ceramic Group

Offers pottery and ceramics information for artists in Hampshire and the surrounding counties; also includes a newsletter, gallery, details of exhibitions, and contacts.

StudioPottery.co.uk

Linking potters, galleries and collectors and everyone with a shared enthusiasm for studio ceramics. Includes courses, museums, degree shows, and lists of artists by name and style.

Sudio Sian Patterson

A Glasgow-based ceramicist designing and making functional and decorative thrown stoneware.

Timea Sido

An award-winning designer who handcrafts intricate ceramic objects.

UK Potters

An online community for UK based studio potters and to those interested in pottery, with a forum and classified adverts.

Westcountry Potters Association

Potters association in South West England provides details of its activities, events and members.

Wey Ceramics

Enthusiasts group meeting for pottery workshops and demonstrations in the Guildford, Surrey area. Includes events list and gallery.

Woodsetton Art Pottery

Lorraine Bates’s work is rooted in the traditional Black Country techniques of hand metal working with echoes from the ceramics of the arts and crafts era.

Yellow Shed Pottery

Debbie Page's work is sculptural in nature and handbuilt; coiling and pinching sometimes using purpose-made moulds, using predominantly white earthenware clay.

Zoe Lloyd

Artist primarily working with clay.

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