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Barry’s Pottery Workshop “It’s not the thing but how…”

Driving Creek Railway and Potteries in partnership with Ceramics NZ are running a series of one-day pottery workshops celebrating the hand-built techniques and approach of the incredible Barry Brickell.

This small, intimate and relaxed workshop will focus on unravelling the hand-building sculptural techniques of Barry Brickell (with a close up look at some of his most iconic works held by the Driving Creek Railway, Arts and Conservation Trust Collection).

Your tutor will be Laurie Steer. Laurie is an artist and potter. He is also an occasional educator and human. With 27 years practical experience and a Master’s degree in Art & Design, Laurie has collaborated with and studied under some of New Zealand’s leading artists and designers. From ceramics to design Laurie leads a richly diverse life, comfortably merging art and craft sensibilities with contemporary education for endlessly interesting outcomes.

You can find out more and book here: https://dcrail.nz/events/


Clear As Mud!

Pottery Show October 25, 26, 27,28 - 2019

Call For Entries

The Clear As Mud Pottery Show’s aim is to promote potters from throughout New Zealand, attract visitors to Waihi and further showcase the visual arts in the area. All proceeds from the sale of the artwork will go back to the artist. All levels of potters will be included from novice to professional.

Clear As Mud will be held at the Waihi Art Center & Museum, 54 Kenny Street, Waihi October 25-28th, 2019.

Submissions are invited from emerging and established ceramic artists. Delivery and pick-up of all work is encouraged but arrangements can be made for shipment at the artists expense.

Key Dates:
Deadline for applications: Friday, September 13, 2019
Works Delivered: Wednesday, October 23rd - 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Opening Reception: Thursday, October 24th - 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Exhibition Dates: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, October 25th-28th
Pick Up of Unsold Work: Monday, October 28th - 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Entry Costs: $45.00 for up to 3 pieces/ $5 each additional (up to 5 pieces)
*As this in our inaugural show, we will place a minimum of 3 pieces and if space allows, place all 5 pieces.

Click here for further information and an entry form


Ceramics Association of New Zealand


Registered as an incorporated society in 1965 by an enthusiastic group of potters in Wellington, New Zealand, Ceramics NZ has grown to become a significant international voice in New Zealand ceramics. The affiliation of about three dozen independent pottery clubs throughout New Zealand together with a number of corporate businesses greatly increases its effective membership. We are a national, not-for-profit organisation representing the interests of practising potters and ceramicists, students of ceramics and all those interested in New Zealand ceramics. We actively support and promote quality, and we encourage and support specialist ceramics education nationally.
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