News & Events

WPA Newsletter 25 - December 1996


This newsletter, edited by Joanne Richards, includes:
Christmas Editorial by Joanne Richards

Regional Editors – Tony Smither (South Devon), Pauline Ivimey-Cook (Mid and North Devon), Joanne Richards (Central Somerset), Lionel Philips (South Somerset), Hugh West (Cornwall), Frank Penning (Avon)

Chairwoman’s Letter by Doreen Gardner

– Reports by Joint Exhibition Officers, Hugh West and Lorraine Coles
– Report by Activities Officer, Nancy Wells, including plans for Bickleigh Potters’ Fair
– Publicity Officer’s Report by Mariette Grantham
– Tips from Cranford Barn by Roger Harris
– Potters’ Tips from Mark Donaldson
– Light Hearted Conversations by Hugh West
– Resignation of Regional Editor from Cornwall, Hugh West
– Don’t Get Caught – A Warning from the Internet by Michael Gaitskell
– Review of Jon Middlemiss Exhibition by Mariette Grantham
– Report on CPA Visit to Ian Gregory by Pauline Ivimey-Cook

– Fragments Find in Garden: Evidence of Long Lost Boscastle Pottery? by R.Irving Little
– Review of Suzie Marsh’s Exhibition: “Animals of Africa” by Tony Smither
– Reply to Hugh West’s Report on the Falmouth School of Art’s Degree Show by Sue Ward and Linda Styles

– ‘Earth & Fire’ : the CPA at Rufford June 1997, Applications from Potters
MAKERS have a Vacancy for a Potter by Mary Kembery
– Potfest – an Exercise in Level Playing Fields by Geoff Cox
– Christmas Sales by WPA Members Audrey and David Price, Karen Edwards and Andrew Bryden, Tim and Sandra Andrews at Woodbury Pottery, Anna Timlett and Kate Wardman and at Svend Bayer’s Pottery
STUDIO POTTERY requests your Opinion on the Subject of Building a National Centre for Ceramic Art by Joanne Richards
– Please Educate this Editor – the Jerwood Prize
– Visit to Sainsbury Centre, Norwich by Lorraine Coles
– “The Fire Houses of Agni Jata” – film, slide show and discussion by Ray Meeker at Bridgwater College by Joanne Richards
– Report on Felicity Aylieff’s exhibition, ‘The Elusive Body’ at Victoria Art Gallery, Bath by Joanne Richards
– A Response to Sue Ward and Linda Styles’ Reply to Hugh West’s Review of Falmouth College of Arts Degree Show from Student Representatives of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Years at Falmouth College of Art

– Calendar of Forthcoming Exhibitions in the West Country by Joanne Richards

– Advertisements:
– Creative Pottery Breaks with Mark and Pauline Donaldson
– Comprehensive Supply of Kiln Supplies and Materials, Hugh West, Cornwall
– Bruce Chivers, Vacuum Formed Fibre Kilns
– Haughton Hare Pottery Supplies, Bickleigh, Tiverton
– Lotus Pottery Supplies, Michael Skipworth, Stoke Gabriel, Nr. Totnes
– Advert for Studio Pottery Magazine, £18 annual subscription for current members of UK pottery associations, full price is £32

WPA Committee as of December 1996 (temporary list, list not available with the newsletter): Doreen Gardner (Chairwoman), Peter Lee (Secretary), Mark Donaldson (Treasurer), Joanne Richards (Newsletter Editor), Treston Holmes (Membership Secretary), Hugh West and Lorraine Coles (Joint Exhibition Officers), Mariette Grantham (Publicity Officer), Nancy Wells (Activities Officer)

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