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Ceramic Review Issue 293


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Balance and poise
- Isabella Smith

We visit the south London studio of Scottish potter Jennifer Lee – our cover star for this issue – to learn more about her techniques, approach and creative journey

Marrying art and maths
- Colin Martin

Colin Martin discusses a William De Morgan show at the Guildhall Art Gallery in London that explores the mathematical awareness behind his geometric pottery

A potter's life…
- Tony Laverick

Veteran maker Tony Laverick discusses his experiences across the ceramics industry and considers how to build a career selling the work you love

Auction eye
- Will Farmer

BBC Antiques Roadshow expert and director of Fieldings Auctioneers, Will Farmer discusses what's in and what's out in the changeable world of collecting pottery

Objects of containment
- Frances McDonald

Frances McDonald visits Contained | Contenu at the Musée Ariana, Switzerland: an exhibition exploring ideas of interior space through work in ceramic and glass

CPA 60th anniversary

We look back at the Craft Potters Association's history and achievements – from fairs, ‘Potters Camps' and founding CR, to major exhibitions and grants for makers

Clay ménagerie
- André Hess

French artist Sophie Favre's sculptures of animals have an uncanny human quality; André Hess discovers the ideas behind the work and learns about her making process

Potters on pots
- Agalis Manessi

Agalis Manessi explains how her tin-glazed earthenware portrait plates developed after discovering colourful Renaissance maiolica dishes in the V&A's collection

From West to East
- Florian Gadsby

Potter and Instagram star Florian Gadsby discusses two apprenticeships – one in England and one in Japan – to consider the merits of different approaches to learning

Ask the experts
- Claire Dixon

How do you pack your pottery easily, safely and economically? The Contemporary Ceramics Centre's Claire Dixon answers a question from a reader

Clays and glazes:
Glaze recipe
- James and Tilla Waters

Potters James and Tilla Waters share how they make an unusual lilac glaze using a rare earth oxide, which they developed for their porcelain and stoneware tableware

CPA 60th celebration

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