Artists

Alex McErlain

Freelance Studio Pottery Consultancy. Areas of specialist interest: Studio pottery, history, theory and practice. Writing about potters and studio pottery. Academic HE examination and research supervision. Exhibition curation. Film making. Collaborative practice. Tableware, salt glazing, kiln building and wood firing. Profile: Trained as a production studio potter with Ray Finch at Winchcombe pottery. Senior Lecturer…

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Anthony Shaw

Founder trustee of The Anthony Shaw Collection. Area of special interest:  Mainly sculptural ceramics. Profile:  Collecting ceramics and other related art since 1973. Skills:  Knowledge of the artists in The Anthony Shaw collection.

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Ashley Howard

Areas of specialist interest: Ceramics Porcelain Print Decal Transfer Enamel Onglaze Sacred Ritual Ceremony Setting Music Placement Profile: Ashley Howard studied at Medway College of Art and Design, now University for the Creative Arts, Rochester. He built a career combining teaching with making. In 2001 Howard studied for his Masters at the Royal College of…

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Ben Williams

Art Advisory Areas of specialist interest: Contemporary Ceramic Art Advisory service with particular expertise in Modern and Contemporary British, Japanese and American Studio ceramics. Authorised to sign off image reproduction rights for the estates of Hans Coper and Lucie Rie, authority in this field. Company offers curatorial services, valuations for a variety of purposes and…

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David Jones

Studio Potter Exhibitions Coordinator of the Midlands Potters Association Areas of special interest: Exhibitions Studio Pottery Reduction Stoneware Porcelain Collecting Education Art and Design Profile: David Jones: Cert. Ed; MA (Education); MA (Design, Ceramics); FRSA; FNSEAD. Currently owner operator at DJCeramics, previously Deputy General Secretary to the National Society for Education in Art and Design…

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David Whiting

Art critic and curator. Areas of specialist interest: Studio ceramics. Contemporary art/ craft. Profile: Art critic and writer, many publications produced including books and exhibition catalogues, many focusing on 20th century ceramics. Past Arts Council awards selector. Selector for many group exhibitions. External examiner for ceramics to several leading university courses. Member of the International…

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Fiona Green

Collections Facilitator for Art. Areas of specialist interest: York Museums Trust’s collections of decorative art. Curating. Collecting. Displaying collections in domestic spaces. Handling collections. Wellbeing through contemporary ceramics. Profile: My background work is in historic ceramics, particularly Burmantofts and Leeds Creamware, and the display of these objects in domestic settings alongside other decorative arts. Since…

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Helen Birnbaum

Director of Treehouse Gallery, Skelmersdale, Lancashire and Ceramic artist Areas of specialist interest:  Sculptural ceramics Ceramic sculpture with scientific and social emphasis Profile: “What I love about clay is that it makes my ideas concrete. By exploring scientific ideas and mythologies I explore different aspects of our modern lives, and challenge our perception of the…

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Helen Brown

Independent curator/ museum consultant. Areas of specialist interest: British Studio ceramics Winchcombe pottery (Michael Cardew, Ray Finch and others who worked at the pottery) and other Gloucestershire/Wiltshire potteries (Taena, Prinknash, Crickade). Curated exhibitions including: – First retrospective of Winchcombe Pottery, Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum, 1998. – Michael Cardew, the Winchcombe Years, Court Barn, Chipping…

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Helen Walsh

Curator of ceramics. Areas of specialist interest: British studio ceramics of the 20th and 21st centuries. Collectors and collecting. York Museums Trust’s collections of British studio ceramics. WA Ismay. Dean Eric Milner-White. Curating British studio ceramics. Profile: I have a background in crafts and have worked in the museums sector since 2001. I’ve been the…

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