Market opportunity

Galway   Potters’ Market 2014.

A celebration of Studio Pottery and Ceramics.

Galway Market

The organisers of the Galway Potters’ Market, studio potters Juliet Ball and Stephen Price, are inviting studio potters and ceramic artists from all over Ireland to participate in this years’ Potters’ Market to be held in Galway during the Arts Festival on Friday  and Saturday 18 and 19 July.

For the last 3 years, the Galway Potters’ Market has proved a very popular and successful event, providing a low cost retail opportunity for studio potters and ceramic artists, and an occasion for potters to meet up and network in a friendly environment.   For the public the market provides an occasion to appreciate a wide variety of high quality pottery and ceramics, with the opportunity of interacting with the potters, watching demonstrations and doing some clay modelling.

This year we will accommodate up to 25 stalls. As always we are looking for quality and diversity.

– The event will be held at the Spanish Arch in the centre of Galway City on Friday and Saturday 18 and 19 July 2014, during the Galway Arts Festival. Times: 10am-7pm;

-Participation fee €60 payable in advance;

-All participants must have public liability insurance;

-Participants bring their own stands. Maximum space 3mx3m. This is an outdoor event;

-All work for sale must be made by the participant or an assistant in their own studio; If you would like to apply to participate please contact Juliet Ball,  julietball@gmail.com  and send a brief description and some images of your work, or a link to your website.  Or ring me on 085 1613854.



Job opportunity



Travel Bursary

Travel Bursary 2014

Deadline: 30th May

Jointly sponsored by

Scarva Pottery Supplies and Ceramics Ireland

Who may apply

Any person who is a current member of Ceramics Ireland may apply for the travel bursary.  The bursary covers courses, workshops, residencies, lectures and educational trips relevant to the field of ceramics.  (Members who were awarded the travel bursary in the last 3 years are not eligible)


  1. Only one travel bursary will be allocated per annum.
  2. Ceramics Ireland reserves the right not to award the bursary for a particular year if none of the applications for that year are deemed appropriate.
  3. The successful applicant must agree to present a slide show (or PowerPoint presentation) and/or a talk at an agreed venue and time for the interest of the other members and to write an article for the Ceramics Ireland Magazine.

How to apply

Applicants must fully complete the attached application form along with a brief C.V. and up to four slides/photographs of recent work.

Applicants must enclose supporting documentation (Letter of invitation, confirmation of acceptance on course/ residency, correspondence or other relevant material) with the application.

Criteria for eligibility: Application must be completed on this form and returned by 30th May 2014. Download Application form here


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