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Ceramic Review is the magazine for contemporary and historical ceramics, ceramic art and pottery.


Ceramic Review Issue 300

November/December 2019

Ceramic Review Issue 289

January / February 2018

Contents...
Profile:
Of pots and partnership
- Sue Herdman

Sue Herdman visits potters David and Margaret Frith in their workshop in Wales to discuss changing times and the secrets to their success

Review:
Moulding futures
- Colin Martin

Colin Martin visits Cerámica, a show of cutting-edge architectural ceramics at RIBA North

Education:
Maker spaces – the future of ceramics?
- Tallie Maughan

Turning Earth founder Tallie Maughan advocates the importance of open access pottery studios and discusses changing craft careers

Inspiration:
Potters on pots
- Jonathan Chiswell Jones

Jonathan Chiswell Jones describes the influence of 19th-century potter William De Morgan on his lustreware

Profile:
Statements in clay
- Emma Crichton-Miller

Emma Crichton-Miller meets artist Clare Twomey during Clare's latest project FACTORY at Tate Modern to learn more about her clay installations

Collecting:
Auction eye
- Rhea Miner / David Rago

Rhea Miner and David Rago on idiosyncratic potter George Ohr's life, work and auction results

Prize:
Craft in the spotlight
- Rachael Chambers

Rachael Chambers explores the ceramic art finalists of the inaugural Woman's Hour Craft Prize at the Victoria & Albert Museum

Selling:
Handmade on the high street

As more department stores start to stock studio pottery, we hear from ceramists making the leap from ceramic fairs into mainstream shops As more department stores start to stock studio pottery, we hear from ceramists making the leap from ceramic fairs into mainstream shops

Profile:
Son of the earth
- Stuart Dickens

Stuart Dickens explores the story of Chris Carter: a studio potter who has been working close to the land in Warwickshire for more than 50 years

Residencies:
Elemental journeys
- Amanda Chambers

Artist Amanda Chambers considers the profound effects that Japanese residencies have had on her work and that of Jennifer Lee, Christopher McHugh and Anne Mette Hjortshoj

Emerging maker:
Emerging maker
- Alice Couttoupes

We discover Australian ceramic artist Alice Couttoupes, who is inspired by native flora

Technical:
A material of many colours
- Linda Bloomfield

Scientist-turned-potter Linda Bloomfield shares her rutile glaze recipes and recent research

Advice:
Ask the experts
- Sue Herdman

Sue Herdman discusses how to glean press and commercial attention as an emerging ceramist

Masterclass:
Masterclass
- Katharina Klug

Katharina Klug takes us step-by-step through the processes behind her wheel-thrown porcelain vessels, decorated with wax-resist pastels

Clays and glazes:
Clay recipe
- Chris Campbell

Potter Chris Campbell shares the techniques she's developed for creating coloured patterns in clay

Profile:
In the spotlight

We put work by ceramic artist Daiva Kojelyte-Marrow in focus on the back page