Southern Ceramic Group

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Southern Ceramic Group

Annual Exhibition in Chichester 

The Southern Ceramic Group consists of over 170 enthusiastic ceramicists who live and work in the south of England and share a passion for creating in clay. 

Cabby Luxford, smoke-fired jar

The members are as diverse as the objects they create. Some have spent a lifetime perfecting their craft while others have come to it only recently, after careers ranging from engineering to medicine to dance and teaching. What they all share is intense creativity. During a year in which they have all been struggling to show their work, they have been locked in their studios busy creating and experimenting.

Heather Muir, blue bowl

Gillian Waller, three porcelain slab pots

Now there is an opportunity to see – and buy – the fruits of these labours as they bring their work to the group’s annual exhibition in the beautiful Old Kitchen in the Bishop’s Palace in Chichester: a real, live and in-person exhibition-cum-sale! The work to be exhibited includes both traditional and experimental functional ware as well as sculptural and decorative pieces. You will find brightly coloured tableware, subtle ash glazed vases, stoneware bottles, carved sculptures, painted tiles and framed ceramic art for hanging on walls. The most striking thing about this exhibition is the enormous range of artefacts created from the same materials.

Lesley Dixon, Gemini

 

Lynn Nicholls, orange striped bowl

The exhibition will feature over 600 works from 60 potters who live and work locally. Don’t miss your opportunity to purchase work from some  exceptional local artists. Open 10.00 – 5.00, 31st July to 15th August.
Visit www.southernceramicgroup.org.uk for full details

 

Mick Dixon, stoneware vessel

Helen Scribbans, blue hanging

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