News & Events

WPA Newsletter 50 - January 2001


This newsletter, edited by Rowena Kinsman, includes:
– Editorial by Rowena Kinsman
– Short Personal Tribute to Alan Clark by Margaret Pilkington
– Alan Clark Obituary by Frank and Janet Hamer
– Alan Clark Obituary by Joanne Richards
– Alan Clark Award by Joanne Richards
– Exhibition News by Anita Peach

- Activities Report by Joanne Richards including:
– Forthcoming Masterclass by Clive Bowen at Burton Art Gallery
– Workshop Visit to Ross Emerson
WPA AGM at Kenton Village Hall with guest demonstrator Ian Gregory
– Bickleigh Potters Festival
– International Ceramics Festival at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, costing £103, including guest demonstrators Atilla Albert, David Binns, Jerry Caplan, Walter Keeler, Christy Keeney, Jolante Kvastye, David Miller, Jabu Nala, Fred Olsen, Elisabeth Leretif, Byron Temple
John Theis, `Wonderboy’ Thokozani, Fei Berning and Jim Robison
– Workshop Visit to Roger Harris
– Proposed Potters’ Camp

- Forthcoming National and WPA Exhibitions by Joanne Richards
– Note from a Learner, Poem by Jenny Street
– `By Request’ by Roger Harris
– North Devon/Cornwall Pottery Trail by Roger Harris
– To Sculpt or not to Sculpt . . .and How! by Margaret Pilkington
– A Personal Reacton to Ongoing Conversations at Elizabeth Hadley’s demonstration by Mariette Rennie
– Committee March 2001 including Honorary President Michael Gaitskell, Chair (vacant), Secretary Mary Sutton, Treasurer (vacant) Exhibition Officer Anita Peach, Publicity officer (vacant), Membership Secretary Lesley Cooper, Activities Officer Joanne Richards, Minuting Secretary Hilary Luce, Newsletter Editor Rowena Kinsman, plus other non Committee Officers Publicity Officer Andrew Bryden, Book Reviews Phyllida Horniman

– Advertisements for:
– Raku Firing Day with Heather Strong
– Stanway Pottery Workshops
– Valentine Clay Products
– Les Bainbridge Pottery Supplies
– The Potters Connection Ltd

– Refurbished Pottery Equipment from Bates Electrical
– Stow Potters Wheels, Llandysnl, Wales
– Ceramics in Society magazine,
– Courtyard Gallery, Market Street, Wells
– Haughton Hare Pottery Supplies, Bickleigh, Tiverton

– Professional Throwing Tuition from Roger Harris
– Electric Kiln for Sale from Jennifer Jones
– Don Keitch Kiln Repairs, Clyst Hydon, near Cullompton
– For Sale: Podmore Horizontal Pugmill £100 and Laser Gas Kiln 67 cubic feet (G7) for £500 from Karen Harrison
– 2001 Masterclasses and Exhibitions with John Maltby and Nic Collins

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