Glenn Lewis: Leach Pottery Residency

Glenn Lewis Residency

Glenn Lewis, an ex-Leach Pottery Apprentice and recognised Canadian artist, is currently in residence with us until 26 May 2017. Here's a little update about his residency and some of his recent projects. Exploring Medieval Pottery Glenn is exploring Medieval pottery forms as early tableware. He has started work on Medieval breakfast sets, including porringers, … Continue reading Glenn Lewis: Leach Pottery Residency

Rebecca Roberts: Plymouth in Practice

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: 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

Jessica Thorn: 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

David Bowie’s Leach Pots: Record-Breaking Prices!

Leach Tile: Detail

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!