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Wanted:
Internship with professional potter near Dublin. I graduated with a BA in ceramics and wanted to gain more experience of life in clay.  I have just moved from America and want to get connected to potters here in Ireland. I have general knowledge of making, glazing, firing, showing,  and selling.  Open to learning more skills. Please contact me if you would like to be a mentor and need a hand around your studio. Catherinedaze@gmail.com Artist website: http://www.catdaze.weebly.com
Available: immediately

Posted Nov 2013

Pottery Assistant Required 
(9 month JobBridge Internship)
The intern will gain practical experience in the production of hand thrown stoneware pottery including clay preparation, handling, fetteling, kiln packing, glazing, decoration, throwing and turning. Also retail duties and assisting with school tours.
The intern will receive formal/informal training in the following: all aspects of the day to day running of a pottery business, general workshop duties, customer service, retail duties and merchandising. Also in the use of all pottery workshop equipment.
On completion the intern will have attained skills in customer service, pottery production, manual dexterity, attention to detail, interpersonal relationships with colleagues and customers, time management and multi-tasking.

Ability to work independently on own initiative and also to contribute as part of a team. Willingness and ability to be flexible. Ability to get on well with others. Good communication skills. Good hand and eye co-ordination. Knowledge of the ceramics sector desirable.

Apply by emailing a cover letter and c.v. to Lowry Wasson, Moville Pottery, Co. Donegal: Email: moville@eircom.net

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Travel Bursary

The Travel bursary was awarded to Evelina Wojtowicz who features in Issue 30 of the magazine

 

ICMEA – International Ceramic Magazine Editors Association

Conference theme: Challenge & Innovation of Ceramics                                                    8th – 13th September, Fuping, China                                                                                     Full details here   ICMEA 2013 AD EN

 

Richard Notkin

Work with a Master: Plaster Moldmaking / Ceramic Casting Session #1: June 18-29 / Session #2: July 30-August 10 (Limited to nine participants each session)

- Basic plaster technology and optimum mixing techniques – Multiple piece molds / complex multi-part mold mechanics – Key systems, pouring/draining systems, vents, etc. – Altering/combining/assembling unique castings

- Unusual and experimental casting techniques

- Prototype design and mold fabrication – Press molding and slip-casting -Slip formulation and deflocculation – Industrial/mass production techniques – And much more…

Tuition: Studio/materials fee: TOTAL:

$850. 125. Contact:

$975. Or send SASE to:

notkin@dishmail.net

Richard Notkin Moldmaking Institute P .O. Box 698 Helena, MT 59624-0698