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Reader's letters

Your views, news, pictures and comments

A potter's potter
- Sebastian Blackie

SB muses on the connections and stories summoned when viewing Jean-Nicholas Gerard's pots…

Our round-up of current ceramic stories

From mudlarked pottery finds, to the making of a dazzling new installation for York

Johnny Vegas: standing up for pottery
- Sue Herdman

Don't let ceramics education become something only the privileged can afford, says the man who brought…

Three of a kind?
- Harriet Baker

When the Jerwood Makers Open award 2015 was announced, of the five artists chosen, three were ceramists…

Visit and view

CR's selection of ceramic-led shows to see this July and August

Gathering shape
- Eleanor Flegg

Deirdre McLoughlin's powerful ceramic pieces saw her win last year's Westerwald Prize. Eleanor Flegg hears…

The collector, the maker and one 'hot' project
- Moira Vincentelli

How a key collection of Michael Cardew - and his students' - work led Aberystwyth University to create…

The potter's blog
- Elinor Cantrill

James and Tilla Waters reveal the ideas behind their blog page

Auction eye
- Dominic Simpson and Mary O'Connell

Experts from Christie's advise on provenance, and bring news on recent 'unforgettable' sales and figures…

The mysterious case of the Trenton vases
- Nicholas Ciotola

A 1904 World's Fair led to some spectacular pottery one-upmanship; but what happened to the four giant…

Heading to Wales

We look forward to the opening of the 2015 International Ceramics Festival, at Aberystwyth in Wales

One man's way
- Lily Crowther

Over 40 years Nicholas Pope's art has taken in mediums as diverse as knitting, carvings and ceramics…


Our choice of four ceramic-led publications, and John Mathieson's review on a film and catalouge of potter Clive Bowen's work

In the studio:
Less is more
- Sue Herdman

Her work may sell in colourful, fashionable outlets such as Liberty's, but for potter Charlotte Storrs the focus…


Chris Keenan has been making pots for almost twenty years. In this issue he takes us through the processes…

Young makers:
Ones to watch

CR meets four young ceramists, each in their first year as a maker, as they prepare their work to feature in this…

CPA News:
- Kathy Niblett - CPA

The cut-out newsletter for Craft Potters Association members

From our archive

We look at a 1980s photo shoot with Katherine Pleydell-Bouverie, recently rediscovered in our CR files