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We firmly believe in the irreplaceable value of Ceramics in Education. We therefore try to support and promote #Educlaytion at every opportunity. Here's a little about what we do... Potclays are committed to promoting ceramics in our schools, colleges and universities. We offer financial, advisory and technical support to promote ceramic practi...

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Micaela Schoop Masters in Ceramics | University of Central Lancashire Website | Instagram 1. Tell us about yourself, your work, and your career path so far. I am a late developer as a ceramicist and I am still early on in my career having graduated from the University of Central Lancashire in Preston with a MA in Ceramics in October 2018. ...

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Kim Colebrook MA Ceramics | Cardiff School of Art and Design Website | Instagram Congratulations to Kim for winning the public vote at ICF 2019 for the Potclays Emerging Makers Award. 1. Tell us about yourself, your work, and your career path so far. I’m a late comer to art, and in particular to ceramics. My career has been spent wo...

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Henrietta MacPhee Ceramics Diploma | City Lit Website | Instagram 1. Tell us about yourself, your work, and your career path so far. My degree was in Classical Studies at Kings College in London, followed by an Art Foundation at Camberwell and the Ceramic Diploma course at City Lit. All I have learnt so far informs and con...

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Eusebio Sanchez MA Ceramics and Glass | Royal College of Art Website | Instagram 1. Tell us about yourself, your work, and your career path so far. I am a ceramic artist based in Brighton. I studied a BA (hons) in 3D Design and Craft at the University of Brighton in 2015, and consecutively went to the Royal College of art to study an MA in...

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The 2019 Potclays Graduate Award winners' interviews received to date are now published. This is our fifth year of awards, during which we've supported a total of twelve courses offering Ceramics. The winners of the Potclays Awards are selected by each institution's course leader for demonstrating exceptional skill/concept and a thorough understa...

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Chelsea Selkirk BA Applied Arts | University of Wolverhampton Website | Instagram 1. Tell us about yourself, your work, and your career path so far. Before coming to study on the Applied Arts degree my creative background was in jewellery and silversmithing, I had not touched clay in about 9 years. Outside of education I am very interested...

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Elin Hughes BA (Hons) Ceramics | Cardiff School of Art Website | Instagram 1. Tell us about yourself, your work, and your career path so far. I was born in Carmarthen and spent my first few years living in Llandovery, so like most children living in South Wales at the time, my earliest experience of throwing a pot was at St Fagans National...

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