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Ceramics Ireland One Day Workshops
2 workshops on offer – Throwing with Hilary Jenkinson and Glaze & Fire with Gus Mabelson
Saturday 22nd November 2014, 10.00am – 5pm
Island Mill, Thomastown, Co Kilkenny
Registration from 9.30am
Cost: €75 Members €95 non members
Includes: tuition, materials, lunch, tea/coffee
These courses will be suitable for beginners and those wishing to refresh their existing skills
For more information and booking form go to workshop page click here
Ceramics Ireland annual selected members exhibition
at Pearse Museum, St Enda’s Park, Grange Road, Rathfarnham
Opening 18th October – 29th November 2014
We are delighted to be back at the Pearse Museum, we had great feedback last year on the venue and are looking forward to installing this years exhibition.
The exhibition was opened by Minister Simon Harris on Saturday 18th October
We presented 3 awards this year
The Peter Brennan Pioneering Award – Mark Campden
The Irish Ceramic Award for a work of Distinction, Mill Cove Galleries - Grainne Watts
Gallery Zozimus Award for Visual Impact – Mark Campden
Invigilation timetable here
CERAMICS IRELAND INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL 2014
Demonstrators at this years festival included
Ray Chen – Taiwan/ USA, Shozo Michikawa – Japan, Grainne Watts – Ireland, Sergei Isupov – Russia/USA, Lisa Hammond – UK, Neil Read – Ireland.
Check out the festival page for more details and images of the weekend
8th AUGUST – 5th OCTOBER 2014 – Farmleigh Gallery, Phoenix Park
Following on from the success of the Ceramics Ireland initiative transFORM for the Year of Craft 2011 we have committed to running an exhibition of this high calibre every three years. This exhibition ‘Centred’ (working title) is being organised to coincide with the International Academy of Ceramics 46th General Assembly, taking place in Dublin Castle 9th – 12th September 2014.
Ceramics Ireland invited all ceramic makers living here and Irish makers abroad to submit to a juried exhibition, which will be launched at Farmleigh Gallery, Phoenix Park at the end of July 2014
We are delighted to announce that from 120 applications, the following 35 makers were selected for the exhibition.
Centred Catalogue €15
FUNDING OUR VISION RAFFLE
We are delighted to anounce the latest in our raffle series a beautiful large plate by Mark Campden was won by Noreen Ramsey ay the festival weekend
The new issue of Ceramics Ireland is now available – Issue 33 - magazines
Cover image – Marcus O’Mahony
Donate to Ceramics Ireland
Ceramics Ireland are a voluntary organisation and as such are always searching for ways to fund projects. If you feel you would like to help support our vision and invest in the energy of clay by donating to Ceramics Ireland please click the link to see options
We have a Paypal facility and you can now purchase the following on line
- Purchase dvd’s from The Ceramics Ireland International Festival 2010 / 2008 / 2006
- Magazine back issues
- Exhibition catalogues
- International magazine subscription
- Library magazine subscription – coming soon!