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What's on this Summer

Events & Exhibition to see this summer | 12-7-22

Recommended Events and Exhibitions | Summer 2022

We've put together a list of current and upcoming exhibitions and events featuring contemporary ceramics this summer. Be sure to get them in the diary!

 

Merete Rasmussen: Expansion 

Merete Rasmussen: Expansion

Pangolin Gallery, London 

On until 16 July 2022

Just days left to catch Merete Rasmussen's work at Pangolin Gallery. Her work is bold and uses joyful colours on flowing twisted forms which posses an incredible lightness and sense of movement. 

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Celebrating Ceramics

Celebrating Ceramics

Waterperry Gardens, Oxfordshire

15 - 19 July 2022

Coming up this weekend...Celebrating Ceramics is an artist led event, showcasing 140 markers against the backdrop of Waterperry House and Gardens. 

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John Ward

John Ward 

Oxford Ceramics Gallery, Oxford 

Opens 16 July 2022

Celebrating one of the most distinctive voices in modern ceramics, Oxford Ceramics Gallery host a show of works spanning the career of leading UK potter John Ward. 

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Matthew Chambers | Jack Doherty

Matthew Chambers | Jack Doherty 

New Craftsman Gallery, St Ives 

Matthew Chambers on until 29 July 2022 & Jack Doherty opens 10 September 2022

Matthew Chambers distinctive concentric sculptural ceramics are shown alongside paintings by Neil Davies.

Later in the summer Irish artist, Jack Doherty explores 'vessels and the ancient layers of cultural resonance embedded within archetypal forms' in a solo show. 

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Born from Earth: Women in Ceramics

Born from Earth: Women in Ceramics

Richard Saltoun Gallery, London

On until 13 August 2022

This exhibition features 11 female ceramic artists, from pioneers of modern forms, to young artists breaking barriers and forging new ways of thinking about ceramics. Artists include Jacqueline Poncelet, Ruth Duckworth and Carol McNicoll.

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Akiko Hirai

'Prose Poetry' | Akiko Hirai 

Flow Gallery, London

on until 9 September 2022

A solo show of work by Akiko Hirai, a renowned Japanese Potter living and working in London. Her pieces are fired multiple times in her hand-built gas kiln to create raw textured surfaces.

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Ceramics Now

Ceramics Now

Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool 

On until 10 September 2022

Bluecoat present a selling display of new, mainly sculptural, ceramic work from emerging and established makers who have either not shown work previously or not shown for a number of years.

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Body Vessel Clay: Black Women, Ceramics & Contemporary Art

Body Vessel Clay: Black Women, Ceramics & Contemporary Art 

York Art Gallery, COCA 

On until 18 September 2022

If you missed the show at Temple Place, now is your chance to catch it at it's new location in York. Body Vessel Clay spans 70 years of ceramics exploring artworks by three generations of Black women artists working with clay. 

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Alice Walton | Three Potters | Ashraf Hanna

Alice Walton: New Ceramics

Three Potters Featuring: Tom Kemp, Lara Scobie, and Mizuyo Yamashita

Ashraf Hannah: New Ceramics

Beaux Arts, Bath

All showing until 27 August 2022

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Richard Batterham: Studio Potter

Richard Batterham: Studio Potter 

Victoria & Albert Museum, London

On until 26 September 2022

From Batterham's personal collection, 144 pots were selected for the current V&A Museum retrospective exhibition. This unique collection of pots traces his exploration of form and uncompromising dedication to pottery.

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Living With Art We Love

Living With Art We Love

Chatsworth House, Derbyshire 

On until 9 October 2022

For the first time, the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire share some of their favourite pieces from their collection. Major works by Edmund de Waal, Natasha Daintry, Pippin Drysdale and Felicity Aylieff are all on display

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Pippin Drysdale at Chatsworth House

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