Barry Stedman – Potter of the Week

Barry Stedman produces beautiful painterly vessels using earthenware clay and coloured slips. The decoration on all of Barry’s work has been generated using his sketches of the English countryside surrounding his home in Bedfordshire. Barry’s work is always evolving; when he first joined Online Ceramics his pots were a lot freer, the slips he applied […]

Jane Cairns ceramic sculptor joins Online Ceramics

Jane Cairns

Jane Cairns‘ ceramics ooze a post-industrial aesthetic. When people picture the Thames, they think of Parliament or maybe the Oxford and Cambridge boat race. East London Thames couldn’t be more different with decay and rebirth in equal measures. This is where Jane’s studio is based, a stretch of the Thames that was once a powerhouse […]

Margaret Curtis at Contemporary Ceramics

Margaret Curtis at Contemporary Ceramics

Margaret Curtis, a potter who has created an art out of making the imperfect perfect. Like all Online Ceramics artists Margaret regularly exhibits both nationally and internationally. From 22 August to 14 September Margaret’s pots will feature in a solo exhibition at the Contemporary Ceramics Centre. Contemporary Ceramics is the most prestigious studio pottery gallery […]

Richard Heeley joins Online Ceramics

Richard Heeley set of cups

Online Ceramics continues to represent some of the UK’s greatest studio potters making today. The latest artist to join is Shropshire based maker, Richard Heeley, who produces beautifully thrown porcelain pots that he decorates using blue cobalt Gosu pigment. The influences for Richard’s pots are drawn from the Orient, particularly Korea. However, when it comes […]

Matt Horne joins Online Ceramics

Matt Horne holding his lilac vase

A talented thrower, Matt Horne’s work introduces crystalline ceramics to a new generation. His pots are unashamedly decorative, deliberately moving counter to current trends. What makes Horne’s work distinctive is how he has developed the shapes of his vessels and the palate of colours he uses to such great effect.   Peter Ward, Owner of […]

Burnished smoke-fired ceramic sculptures

Antonia Salmon

At Online Ceramics we like to visit our artists in their studios where we select the pieces we want for the gallery. Sometimes, due to a combination of timetabling and geography, this is not always possible (our artists are located from Edinburgh in Scotland right down to Mousehole at the tip of Cornwall). Last weekend […]