Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Steph Lusted - One Dark Night

Steph Lusted's jewellery focus, One Dark Night, opens this Saturday.  Working hard on the Hobbit film, Steph has graciously found time to put together an amazing set of pieces for the show, and will be at the gallery from 11am - 1pm this Saturday to discuss her work.

Emma Camden in World Sculpture News

The Spring 2010 issue of 'World Sculpture News' has an article discussing Emma Camden's work at 'Koru Contemporary' in Hong Kong.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Museum of True History

(attributed) Lapita pot from the Museum of True History
Students of archaeology, ceramics and ceramic conservators will be interested in this (attributed) Lapita pot, in a collection of recent acquisitions of the Museum of True History at Objectspace in Auckland.  The exhibition, curated by Karl Chitham runs until December 18th 2010.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Janet Green's Persons of Interest visit the Far North

"Persons of Interest", ceramic heads by Janet Green
AVID ceramicist Janet Green's work "Persons of Interest" has been selected for a show now on at the Whangarei Arts Museum.  "Credo and Quest - A Selective Survey of Religion and Spirituality in New Zealand Art" is curated by Scott Pothan, and includes works by many of NZ's well known artists, including Colin McCahon, Charles F Goldie and Max Gimblett.

Other artists in the exhibition include Ralph Hotere, Edward Bullmore, Buck Nin, Sandy Adsett, Alexis Hunter, Darcy Nicholas, Star Gossage, Julia Morrison, Anna Starr, Matt Couper, Prakash Patel, Anne Nobel, Shigeyuki Kihara, Margaret Thompson, May Smith, Jeffery Harris, Nigel Brown, Tony Lane, Garth Tapper, David Sarich, Shariar Asdollah-Zadeh, John Reynolds and Jin Ling.

Also see the NZ House and Garden article about Janet Green

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Christine Thacker exhibition now on

A fabulous exhibition of these very desirable handcoiled and painted earthenware jugs, vases and tiles is on now.  Christine features in the new Lark book "Masters of Earthenware", recently published in the USA.  Collectors of this artist's work and lovers of hand painted ceramic art will want to view these pieces quickly.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

John Parker receives Arts Foundation Laureate Award

Congratulations to ceramicist John Parker on his Arts Foundation Laureate Award which was announced in Dunedin last night.  John is one of five laureates, each of whom received a cheque for $50,000, and a statuette by sculptor Terry Stringer.

See more about John Parker, and pictures of his work on our website

Monday, November 1, 2010

New Alice Rose Mirage Vases.

Alice Rose has sent up a fresh batch of her ever popular 'Mirage Vases'.  These slipcast ceramic vases are hand decorated and come in a variety of shapes and sizes. To see more of her vases in store click here.