News & Events

WPA Newsletter 26 - February 1997


This newsletter, edited by Joanne Richards, includes:
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), Julia Hamilton (East Cornwall), Jean Craven (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 the WPA Stand set-up at Bickleigh 1997
– Publicity Officer’s Report by Mariette Grantham
– Pottery Tips from Cranford Barn by Roger Harris
– Potters’ Tips from Mark Donaldson
– Book Review by Kate Bilson

– Letter from Registrar at Falmouth College of Arts
– Attending an Auction by John Jeffs
– Bridgwater Potters’ Day by Jenny Wasson

– Open College Network Ceramics Course by Jenny Wasson
– Objects of our Time – Exhibition at the Crafts Council Gallery by Mariette Grantham
– ‘Flame ‘n’ Bricks’ – a Practical Kiln Building Extravaganza at Stoke led by Nick Williams, Steve Mattison and Meri Well
– London Clay: Urban Studio Ceramics – V & A Museum May 1997
– Weekend Workshop by Debbie Prosser and Peter Smith
– Workshop Space Available by Nancy Wells
– Biennale Internationale D’Art Ceramique – 2nd Edition: Brussels, Belgium
– Did You Suffer from a Freezing Workshop this Winter? by John Shore
– How You can Become a Newsletter Editor by Joanne Richards
– 20th Century Studio Potters’ Marks by Treston Holmes
– A Brief Insight into my Life! by Jean Craven
– A Brief Biography by Julia Hamilton

– Summer Show, Atkinson Gallery, Millfield, Street, Somerset by Joanne Richards
– The Continuing Career of Ian Gregory by Joanne Richards
– The Exeter Mediaeval Fayre
– John Maltby and David Leach Present Courses at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
RAIN – Visiting Native American Artists from the Southwest at the Museum of Mankind, London
– ‘Blue and White’ – The Birth of Worcester Porcelain, exhibition at Chepstow Museum

– List of Forthcoming Exhibitions by Joanne Richards
– Important Dates for your Diary this Summer by Joanne Richards

– Advertisements:
– Cranford Barn Glazes by Roger Harris
– 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
– Summer Workshops with Ian Gregory, Dorset

– Testing Ceramics for Food Use by Due Diligence Ltd, Exeter
– Advert for Studio Pottery Magazine, £18 annual subscription for current members of UK pottery associations, full price is £32
– Potters’ Crossword
WPA Committee as of February 1997 (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)
Kate Bilson (Book Reviewer)

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