Ceramic Makers’ Market

Abergavenny Food Festival

Upstairs at the Chapel

Saturday 16th - Sunday 17th September 2017, 9.30am - 5pm

An abundance of functional, decorative, handmade ceramics for all occasions. Everything is for sale, come and meet some of the best contemporary makers working today –

Dylan Bowen  wheel-thrown and hand-built gestural slipware. Trained at Camberwell College of Arts, exhibited at the Besson Gallery and Contemporary Ceramics, London.  Jane Bowen – hand-thrown, decorated slipware. Trained at Camberwell College of Arts, apprentice to Clive Bowen.  James & Tilla Waters – hand-thrown porcelain & stoneware. Purity of form. Both taught by Rupert Spira who was taught by Michael Cardew and he in turn by Bernard Leach.  James Burnett Stuart – hand-thrown earthenware. Trained at Harrow College, has made tableware for The Conran Shop, Designer’s Guild and Egg. Featured in World of Interiors, Elle Decoration and Country Living. Artist-in-Residence at Charleston.  Dan Hides – wheel-thrown domestic ware in English slipware tradition. Apprenticed at Dartington Pottery, trained at Falmouth School of Art.  Tim Lake – hand-thrown stoneware. Trained at Falmouth School of Art.  Louise Brosnan MA RCA – hand-built, decorated vessels. Trained at Royal College of Art after Printmaking and Fine Art at Camberwell College of Arts. Has worked in textiles, film/animation as well as ceramics, referencing childhood memories, toys, wallpaper, fabric etc.  Cornelia O’Donovan MA RCA – hand decorated ceramics. Trained at Royal College of Art. Plays with folklore, poetry, myth and especially tales native to the British Isles.  Chloe Charrington – new comer and emerging maker of hand-thrown stoneware. Elegant, fine shapes.

Cornelia O’Donovan’s solo exhibition ‘Dream Paintings’ will be showing at The Art Shop on Cross Street, continuing until 14th October (just 2 mins away).

Free event.