Exhibition | A Language of Clay | Porcelain & Pottery at New Brewery Arts | Cirencester | Art Week

A Language of Clay

Share this

Categories:

Exhibition Type:

How many artists: 
6

How many exhibition works:

Date: 
Saturday, 28 March 2020 to Sunday, 31 May 2020

A Language of Clay is a group show presenting the work of ceramic artists Justine Allison, Anne Gibbs, Kate Haywood, Lisa Krigel, Ingrid Murphy and Zoe Preece. Each of the artists approach the qualities of clay from varying perspectives and with differing intentions. That the practices of these six artists are richly diverse is intentional. United by a tenacious and considered approach, their works illustrate a rich spectrum of contemporary ceramic practice.

Whether motivated by function, form, social interaction or abstract concept, all the artists undertake their practices with a keen sense of materiality. There are many familiar objects and references in the show, some repurposed or reinterpreted. Commonplace objects that we might use all the time are celebrated, everyday moments are tenderly captured in ceramic form, and there are pieces that make connections across time. The exhibition includes bowls for daily use, spoons fixed in motion and streetwise dogs with a sense of home. We hope there will be aspects to engage everyone.

This exhibition develops a popular, touring initiative known as The Language of Clay; managed by Mission Gallery and in partnership with Ruthin Craft Centre, supported by Arts Council of Wales and curated by Ceri Jones.

Curator ( Name ):

Telephone: 
01285657181

Venue ( Name ):

Venue ( Address ): 

Brewery Court

Cirencester

Gloucestershire

Other shows from New Brewery Arts

view
Misshapes: The Making of Tatty Divine An exhibition celebrating 20 years of a personality-packed jewellery brand.
06/26/2021 to 09/05/2021
view
A Language of Clay
03/28/2020 to 05/31/2020
view
Traces
01/11/2020 to 03/15/2020
view
Banner!
08/11/2018 to 10/21/2018

Pages

_____________________________________________

Related Shows This Week in UK

view
Susan Hefuna: LANDSCAPES
10/12/2021 to 11/13/2021
view
Jim Naughten: Eremozoic
10/07/2021 to 11/18/2021
view
"Unbridled Desires" by Camilla Hanney & Leo Morey
10/15/2021 to 10/21/2021
view
Yulia Iosilzon & Anna Skladmann: Paradise Is Not Just a Place
09/17/2021 to 11/06/2021
view
The Void of Desire: Minju Kim X Eugene Wood
10/12/2021 to 10/18/2021
view
IN YOUR HANDS
07/24/2021 to 10/16/2021
view
Kasama Potters Project: Bringing together thirty-four free-spirited Japanese Ceramicists
10/05/2021 to 11/08/2021
view
KATIE VAN SCHERPENBERG: OVERLOOKING THE AMAZON
10/01/2021 to 11/30/2021

Pages