David Wright 11 Sept 2019

Wednesday 11 Sept 2019, 7:45pm at Polehampton Junior School David Wright (11 Sept 2019)     David Wright has been working with clay for over forty years All his work is handbuilt, mainly with coils or ropes of clay, using a coarse textural body either Grogged Pink or a lighter clay Pot Clays David Wright 153-2152… Continue reading David Wright 11 Sept 2019

Kirsteen Holouj 12 June 2019

Wednesday 12 June 2019, 7:45pm at Polehampton Junior School Kirsteen Holuj (12 June 2019) Kirsteen Holuj 12 6 2019 Kirtseen describes herself as a maker of ceramic, but this title does not really cover everything that she does. She uses electric , soda and raku kilns from  Westbury Arts Centre south of Milton Keynes. www.kirsteenholuj.co.uk/ … Continue reading Kirsteen Holouj 12 June 2019

Richard Ballantyne & Carol Read (13 Feb 2019)

Wednesday 13 February 2019, 7:45pm at Polehampton Junior School Richard Ballantyne and Carol Read have been working together and collaborating for around 8-9 years. Richard from a background of a degree in Interior Design and many years of teaching followed by completing a BA in Glass and Ceramics. Carol worked as a nurse while completing… Continue reading Richard Ballantyne & Carol Read (13 Feb 2019)

Robyn Cove (14 November 2018)

Wednesday 14 November 2018, 7:45pm at Polehampton Junior School Robyn makes functional wheel thrown stoneware from her home studio in Cardiff.  She received a BA(hons) Ceramics from Cardiff Metropolitan University in 2008 and has been actively working within the field of ceramics since. Her pottery captures a rustic warmth with full forms and contemporary surface designs.… Continue reading Robyn Cove (14 November 2018)

Clover Lee (11 April 2018)

Clover was born and raised in Guangdong, China. She found her passion in art during her youth and started practising pottery making 2011 in London. After watching the first series of The Great Pottery Throw Down TV show, she was inspired to become a craft potter, and participated in the second series of the show, where she… Continue reading Clover Lee (11 April 2018)

Jacob Bodilly (11 October 2017)

Jacob studied for a ceramics degree at Cardiff University and has worked for the Leach Pottery and the Boscean Pottery. He now has his own business based in Devon. Jacob is familiar with the pottery techniques of European slipware, salt glaze and reduction stoneware. He personally produces functional pottery for the kitchen table, ovenware and… Continue reading Jacob Bodilly (11 October 2017)

Mary Kembery (14 June 2017)

Somerset Countryware is a range of stoneware pottery made and decorated by Mary Kembery in her studio at Drayton, where she has lived since 1985. Apart from the Somerset landscape, she also draws inspiration from fish, fruit and flowers. Coloured slips and underglaze colours with a combination of decorating techniques, including waxing, stencilling and scraffitto, may… Continue reading Mary Kembery (14 June 2017)

Sue Mundy (Feb 2017)

Sue draws inspiration from visits to Cornwall, the moon and “everything in between”. Artists who have particularly influenced her are Naum Garbo, Martin Creed and Agnes Martin. Inspiration for her shapes comes from lots of found objects from the fields surrounding her studios; skeletons, bone fragments, stones, and from the seaside, shells. Even though she… Continue reading Sue Mundy (Feb 2017)

Previous Speakers (2000-2016)

2000-2001 Gareth Mason. West Marshall. Marcia Mattos. Potters’day 28 April Daphne Carnegy. Marc Daly. October Potters’ Day Gabrielle Koch. February 2002. Susan Nemeth. Anne Kari Ramberg Marshall. Potters’day Paul Jackson. Fran Tristram. Emily Myers. Jack Doherty. Chris Keenan. Ruthanne Tudball. Ruthanne was one of the founder members of West Forest Potters. The Guild was founded… Continue reading Previous Speakers (2000-2016)