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


Ceramic Review Issue 297

May/June 2019

Ceramic Review Issue 292

July / August 2018

Contents...
Profile:
Folklore fantasies
- Emma Crichton-Miller

Cover star Malene Hartmann Rasmussen creates ceramic sculptures inspired by science fiction and folklore. Emma Crichton-Miller finds out more

Review:
Surreal ceramics
- Ellen Bell

Ellen Bell visits a retrospective at the Ruthin Craft Centre in Wales that puts irreverent ceramics by the late potter Angus Suttie in the spotlight

Profile:
Seeking the light
- Sue Herdman

Sue Herdman meets ceramic artist Fenella Elms to learn more about her sinuous, flowing porcelain sculptures and discuss her latest design challenges

Inspiration:
Potters on pots
- Paul Young

Paul Young explains how his own whimsical slipware figurines pay tribute to those potters of the past who crafted traditional Staffordshire wares Paul Young explains how his own whimsical slipware figurines pay tribute to those potters of the past who crafted traditional Staffordshire wares

Collecting:
The Zulu storytellers
- Sue Herdman

As the art collective Ardmore Ceramics gains increasing momentum, Sue Herdman visits KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa to discover why

Education:
Ceramic qualifications – the choices

What are the higher education options available for those wishing to further their career as a maker? We explore a range of the courses on offer

Profile:
Sculpting humanity
- Joanna Bird

Joanna Bird profiles ceramic artist Halima Cassell, whose ambitious project Virtues of Unity involves collecting clay from every country in the world

People:
English ceramics advocate in Europe
- Sandy Brown

As German gallerist and lover of British ceramics Marianne Heller celebrates Galerie Heller's 40th anniversary, artist Sandy Brown tells her story

Review:
Cabinets of curiosity
- Colin Martin

More Brothers Grimm than Disney: Colin Martin reports on Dutch ceramic artist Carolein Smit's solo show of fairy tale-inspired sculptures at the V&A

Emerging maker:
One to watch
- Rhian Jones

We discover Welsh potter Rhian Jones, who combines the prehistoric art of pit firing and Japanese kintsugi to create her soulful vessels

Advice:
Ask the experts
- Anna Barlow

How do you make sure your tableware is food-safe – and doesn't break the law? Glaze technology tutor Anna Barlow answers a question from a reader

Clays and glazes:
Clay and glaze recipe
- Peter Wills

Potter Peter Wills shares the recipes behind his soft white textured bowls, created by mixing natural shale sourced from a local river with porcelain

History:
CPA 60th celebration

As part of the Craft Potters Association's anniversary year, we put potter Rosemary Wren in the spotlight