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
David Bowie’s collection of artworks went on sale at Sotheby’s on the 10th and 11th of November. Amongst the items up for auction were a vase and a small tile by Bernard Leach. The vase with a trademark brushwork design of a leaping salmon went for an astounding £32,500; the tile, with a brushwork pattern … Continue reading David Bowie’s Leach Pots: Record-Breaking Prices!
Rick Henham: born London May 1952, died Penzance October 2016. I had just returned from a holiday in Turkey and was shocked to be told of the sudden death just a few days before of Rick at his home in Penzance. I like the rest of the incumbents at the Gaolyard Studios was badly hit … Continue reading Remembering Rick Henham