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Janet Barnes CBE

Consultant Areas of specialist interest: Public Galleries and Museums Profile: I am an experienced gallery and museum professional having worked in both the public and charity sectors for 39 years. Although I have worked in Sheffield, London and York I have always lived in Sheffield where I was born and educated. From 2002 to 2015…

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Jennifer Zwilling

Curator of Artistic Programs at The Clay Studio, Philadelphia. Areas of specialist interest: Contemporary American ceramics. Arts and Crafts movement in the US. The Clay Studio Collection. History of modern craft. WWII and The Craft movement in the US. Profile: Jennifer Zwilling is currently the Curator of Artistic Programs at The Clay Studio in Philadelphia.…

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John Rastall

Gallery Owner Areas of specialist interest: British and Japanese Studio Pottery and Ceramics Profile: I have been exhibiting and dealing in studio ceramics for over 20 years and since 1999 have run the Harlequin Gallery. Skills: Identification of studio ceramics Curating Lecturing and writing on the subject

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Julia Davis-Nosko

Artist and Writer. Areas of specialist interest: Ceramics, specifically working in greenware and with natural dyes. Integrates textiles and clay words to create powerful synergies questioning how we form narratives.  There are several strands to my practice; the first is an idea developed through collaborative exploration with a group of other artists participating in DIY…

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June Raby (Dr)

Independent artist/writer. Areas of specialist interest: Cultural/ social/ ritual philosophy of making in clay. Education and importance of using our hands. The intelligence and thought generated through making. Technical skill – especially hand building. International connections through ceramics. Integrated relationships of skill, research and creativity. Encouraging connections between disciplines. Profile: 1st class Honours in 3D…

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