Hello - I hope this finds you safe and well. As you may know, in March we made the difficult decision to close our doors in order to slow the spread of COVID-19, and protect our staff and visitors. 3 months on and this continues to be a very strange and worrying situation for everyone, … Continue reading Update from the Director: June 2020
Having been closed for just over a month, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all personally for your support for the Leach Pottery. You – our community both locally and internationally – give us the confidence to drive forward our ambitions for the Leach Pottery and our future. We want to … Continue reading Update from the Director 27.4.2020
I've just caught up with Laurence Eastwood, one of our Production Potters, to find out about his recent trip to see Douglas Fitch and Hannah McAndrew in Scotland which has resulted in some interesting earthenware pots.
We're currently hosting an exhibition of work by the staff of Plymouth College of Art, called 'Plymouth in Practice', in our Cube Gallery. This show ends on 12 March, so I thought I'd share more of it with you in case you can't make to St Ives. The works are by staff teaching ceramics on … Continue reading Pottery at Plymouth: What the Staff Are Making
Rebecca graduated from Plymouth College of Art in 2015. Her work is part of the Plymouth in Practice exhibition currently showing in the Museum's Entrance Gallery. Based in England's South West, Rebecca's surroundings, especially the coast have had a great influence on her work. She has been working with clay since she was 15, completing … Continue reading Rebecca Roberts: Plymouth in Practice
Miranda Qualtrough graduated from Plymouth College of Art in 2016. Her work currently features in our Plymouth in Practice exhibition in the Museum's Entrance Gallery. Miranda's work reflects her interest in the relationship between people, nature and pottery. Each vessel is unique and in Miranda's own words expresses beauty and flaws in the workmanship. She … Continue reading Miranda Qualtrough: Plymouth in Practice
The new exhibition in our reception gallery features seven selected new makers and recent alumni of Plymouth College of Art, showcasing their rich and creative commitment to the material in a diverse collection of exciting new work. One of the students is Jessica Thorn. Taking inspiration from the aesthetics and forms of William Scott's still … Continue reading Jessica Thorn: Plymouth in Practice