The Craft Potters Association Blog

The CPA blog shares all the latest updates from the Craft Potters Association and beyond, including interviews with ceramicists and new selected members of the CPA, as well as international ceramics news updates, exhibition recommendations and event reviews. We also welcome articles and contributions from CPA members. If you're not yet a CPA member then click Become a Member under CPA Membership on the main menu or scroll down to the bottom of the page. 

Pottery Copycats Blogpost

How To Protect Your Aesthetic Style From Copycats

It is looked down upon by many in the pottery and ceramics industry that people still directly copy other artists’ unique and developed pottery styles, although many may argue of course that these people can never truly replicate an artist’s unique signature style in their own. However, with respectable arguments on both sides, it is safe to say that there is ...
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Kate Whittaker

How to Find Your Ceramic Signature Style

The CPA’s Facebook forum for members officially launched in January, giving a platform for members – who have Facebook – to speak with one another, share information, updates and put their questions to the CPA community. We now pose questions from you on our weekly e-bulletin and will be presenting members’  email answers also on the CPA Blog here. Our ...
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Jack Doherty: Mantlepiece

Jack Doherty – Living Space

Fellow Member of the Craft Potters Association, Jack Doherty is currently displaying brand new work at the Contemporary Ceramics Centre until 28th October. We caught up with Jack this week to get some more further insight into his work and processes, and to see what the future has in store for this remarkable potter. Hi Jack, can you tell us ...
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Paper and Clay: An interview with Paola Paronetto

Paola Paronetto Interview: The much anticipated exhibition of Italian ceramist Paola Paronetto arrives at the Contemporary Ceramics Centre in London from 13th July to 5th August. In anticipation of the exhibition, we interview Paola on her hopes for the show, how she makes her work and what advice she can give to emerging potters. Paola will also be giving a ...
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Earth, Fire, Sun, Wind and Pots

Written by Dominic Head, CPA Membership Manager June 2017.  On the back of the UK’s hottest June since 1976, staging a three-day ceramics fair called Earth & Fire never seemed more appropriate. Combine that with 120 makers bearing thousands of pots of varying shapes, sizes, colours and quirks and you’ve got the ingredients for an exciting event. Earth & Fire ...
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Colour Connections: An interview with Maria Wojdat and Sara Moorhouse

A new exhibition of ceramics by Maria Wojdat and Sara Moorhouse is coming to the Contemporary Ceramics Centre in central London this June. In anticipation of the exhibition, we interview the two makers on their hopes for the show, their making processes and where they draw their inspiration from. . Maria Wojdat What are you looking forward to most about ...
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