Ceramics in the City 2017
A selling fair featuring over 50 potters. In partnership with the London Design Festival
Thursday 21 September 6 - 8.30pm (open evening)
Friday 22 – Sunday 24 September, 10am-5pm
Large yellow vessel by Maria Wojdat, exhibitor at Ceramics in the City 2017
Meet the makers, browse and buy at the Geffrye Museum’s vibrant annual celebration of ceramics which showcases the work of over 50 leading ceramic artists from across the UK.
An eclectic selection of ceramic work to suit all budgets will be on sale direct from the makers, from practical table-ware to ornamental objects and striking one-off collector pieces. Earthy stoneware will be displayed alongside delicate porcelain and vivid painterly pots will contrast with elegant muted tones in an extravaganza of texture, colour and style.
Trends to watch this year include pops of colour and splashes of gold, Japanese and Chinese influences and work inspired by natural organic forms and storytelling.
The show will feature a mix of well-established makers such as Karen Bunting, Jane Cox, Ben Davies, Akiko Hirai, Ruth King and Sue Paraskeva together with rising talents including Judit Esztergomi, Miya Kurihara, Kirsty Macrae, Yuta Segawa, Jessica Thorn, Maria Wojdat and Mizuyo Yamashita.
||Fay De Winter
||Akiko Hirai Collingwood
||Tone Von Krogh
Notes to Editors
1) For further information, please contact Nancy Loader: firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 7749 6026.
Press images can be downloaded here: Ceramics in the City 2017
2) Ceramics in the City is part of the London Design Festival, which takes place 16-24 September 2017. The festival is an annual event, held to celebrate and promote London as the design capital of the world and as the gateway to the international creative community. www.londondesignfestival.com.
3) The Geffrye explores the home from 1600 to the present day. Evocative displays of London, middle-class living rooms and gardens illustrate homes and home life through the centuries, reflecting changes in society, behaviour, style and taste. The museum is set in beautiful 18th century almshouse buildings surrounded by gardens in Hoxton, East London.
4) This will be the last Ceramics in the City before the museum closes on Sunday 7 January 2018 for a transformational, £18m re-development:
https://www.geffrye-museum.org.uk/aboutus/unlocking-the-geffrye/ The Geffrye is scheduled to re-open in winter 2019.
5) Entry: FREE
Address: 136 Kingsland Road, Hoxton, London E2 8EA
Contact: 020 7739 9893
Travel: London Overground: Hoxton station (directly behind museum)
London Underground: Old Street, exit 2, then bus 243 or 15 minute walk
22 June 2017
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