Category: Ceramics

Mothering Sunday

For Mother’s Day chose a card, some wrappings, ribbon or twine. Make something special for the one who always loves you. Take a Clementina Van Der Walt handled bowl, personalise with some very early spring flowers out of your garden or hedgerow e.g. a primula, celandine or fritillary (snake’s head). Ribbon and label.

Abergavenny Food Festival 2014

To celebrate the food festival again this year we have stunning collections of ceramics by some of the best contemporary ceramic makers. Just arrived …the bold, distinctive patterned bowls of Andrew Ludick. Having originally studied illustration at Columbus College of Art, Andrew changed his focus away from painting and drawing to working with clay after moving to Ireland in 2003. He… Read more »

A Late Summer Show

  Now open! A Late Summer Show… Collections of artworks – paintings, drawings, printworks, ceramics and jewellery. Visit our current exhibition page and see a wonderful show of work. Something for everyone…  

New maker Barry Stedman

We are showcasing a new maker, Barry Stedman, alongside our current exhibition with painter Kumar Saraff. Barry makes slab-built or hand thrown and altered pieces using stunning, vibrant colours and strong mark making. ‘My ceramics are influenced by the drawings that I make in places that I find interesting and inspiring. I like to explore… Read more »

Exhibition currently showing… ‘As bright as a spring sun’

Our spring show has opened, here are a few highlights… New artists include Daniel Wright with a cupboard full of decorated white slipped earthenware in the kitchen (see image). Alongside Daniel is a familiar maker, Dylan Bowen. A firm favourite of ours over many years, Dylan is now a well known, established figure in the world of… Read more »

Christmas Food & Drink Fair Sunday 8th December

We are open on Sunday 8th December from 10am-4pm to celebrate the Abergavenny Christmas Food & Drink Fair. Stock up on all your Christmas foods – fresh and cured meats, cheeses and chocolates, cakes and desserts, wines, liqueurs and more… from over 90 producers. Come and visit our festive display in the market hall. A table decked with… Read more »

Artist in the Garden – Mixed Summer Show – a gallery full of colour

Summer is here and so is our annual garden inspired mixed show. Painters, printmakers, sculptors, jewellers and ceramic artists have all contributed to make this year’s  ‘Artist in the Garden’ a colourful, lush and verdant mix of art. Ceramics by Clementina van der Walt – Newly arrived from Cape Town, piles of cream plates and earthy bowls interspersed… Read more »

A roomful of new Kumar Saraff paintings…

Come and see a roomful of glorious local landscapes by Kumar Saraff. Kumar studied painting at the Royal Academy Schools, where he won several awards and prizes, including the David Murray travel scholarship for landscape painting and a silver medal for excellence in painting. You can also see new displays by some of our regular… Read more »

Everything Familiar Up Close

Our next exhibition has just opened… Everything Familiar Up Close A chance to see work by Australian illustrator, printmaker and textile artist, Elizabeth Barnett. Showing alongside are decorative handbuilt ceramics by Kilkenny Workshop maker, Andrew Ludick …& coming very soon, a brand new collection of hand-made jewellery by one of our regular artists, Amanda Caines…. Read more »