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Spotlight: Nessie StonebridgeCapturing Raw Nature
Nessie Stonebridge's paintings depict the explosive energy of rural Norfolk's avian splendor, where her studio is based. A flash of light, feathers, beaks; a vortex of vitality, blood, life and death!
Spotlight: Ella PorterExploring the creative potential between ceramics, print and painting
Ella Porter has a multidisciplinary practice, which explores interchangeable material languages and processes between ceramics print and painting.
Living the DreamPreparing for the year ahead with all its challenges and opportunities
We have witnessed fantastic night skies like this recently - this one painted by Norfolk-based artist, Claire Cansick. Work like this reminds us of the natural beauty surrounding us but also represents the opportunity to lift our gaze to see beyond the everyday. Can we really live the dream?
Avant Gardeners ConcludesEnd of season at Houghton Hall Stables
As the Dahlias tip over into each other, drawn down with the weight of their heads, and we de-install Andrew Jones's wonderful kinetic sculptures in the walled garden, we are thankful to have reached the end of the summer season at Houghton Hall Stables.
Second week of River's Edge exhibitionShowcasing artists and makers from East Anglia
This is week two of C&C's current exhibition River's Edge at BallroomArts, (Formerly known as The Peter Pears Gallery) - at 152A High Street Aldeburgh. Situated just back from the beach and off the main high street.
River's Edge exhibition in Aldeburgh, SuffolkBallroomArts 7 to 19 June 2022
Coinciding with the first two weeks of Aldeburgh Festival this year, is an exhibition of new paintings by Kate Giles, with sculpture by Jack Wheeler, Beth Groom and the late Emily Mayer. They are joined by artists and makers who have a strong connection to East Anglia and its coastal landscape.
BallroomArts; The Ballroom / Courtyard Gallery, Aldeburgh, Suffolk: 7 to 19 June 2022
New Raku bookContemporary Raku by Stephen Murfitt
Stephen Murfitt has compiled a new publication on the Japanese ceramic firing technique - Raku.
'The opportunity to put together this book for the Crowood Press became a welcome project and a creative focus away from the relentless depressing news on Covid during the lockdowns.'
C&C will be including Cambridgeshire-based Stephen Murfitt's recent Raku fired pots in our pop-up exhibitions for the first time this year.
Studio visit: Steven Will and Annie TurnerCeramic open studio, Suffolk
In preparation for our summer programme of events for 2022 we took the opportunity to visit Steven James Will and Annie Turner during their pre-Christmas open studio event in late November. While both work in ceramics and conveniently share a building, they could not be more different from one another in terms of outcome.