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 […]

Potters seem to seek out weird and wonderful places for their studios. Paul Young is no different – his studio is in a Victorian railway station in Shenton, Warwickshire, at the heart of England. The station has long since ceased to be used commercially thanks to the Beeching railway cuts in the early 1960s and […]

Art in the Heart is a Peterborough Community Interest Company with a gallery in the City centre featuring original work by local artists. For the past three years Online Ceramics has had a showcase in the gallery. Work by Ashley Howard, a Royal College of Art graduate who produces beautiful porcelain vessels decorated in enamels […]

Online Ceramics has sponsored five stands for emerging artists at this year’s Innovations in Ceramic Art. A panel consisting of Stephen Dee founder of studiopottery.co.uk, the largest studio pottery site on the net, Sue Herdman, Editor of Ceramic Review and Peter Ward, founder of Online Ceramics selected Rebecca Appleby, Anne Butler, Adam Ross, Erika Tari […]

What makes Tony Laverick’s work so successful are his strong forms combined with layers of decorating. The smooth black porcelain body provides the surface glazes and lustres with a greater depth of richness than traditional white porcelain. Peter Ward, owner of Online Ceramics said; ‘On my most recent visit to Tony Laverick’s studio I was pleased to […]

Applications are open to ceramic artists wishing to show their work at Innovations in Ceramic Art 2016. The event this year will be taking place on 5 & 6 November, in the Guildhall, Cambridge. We are offering five half-price stands to emerging artists who produce particularly innovative work. We have an information pack that can […]

The much-anticipated Great British Pottery Throw Down is now showing on BBC2. Kate Malone, one of the expert judges, was a guest speaker at Innovations in Ceramic Art back in October. Sadly Kate didn’t give away any inside information. Our favourite raku artists (and one of the UKs greatest raku potters), Tim Andrews, was interviewed […]