View Image Gallery Items for SalePhilomena Pretsell(Full member)Tel: +44 (0)131 440 0751 Email: Web: www.philomenapretsell.co.uk
Suffused with colour and tempered with black the pots get larger and louder with each passing month. With black comes strength and a growing sense of the absurd; I can barely carry some pots.
Marrying selected photographs, largely from the US, with decals and open- stock transfers continues to excite and stimulate the mark making.
Current Work and Availability
Slip decorated hand built earthenware using oxides, print, own sourced and open-stock decals and liquid bright gold.
Oxidised to 1155, 1040, 755 in electric kilns.
Matte and/or glossy glazes
Career Background, Memberships, Awards
During and following degree and post graduate study at Edinburgh College of Art the work has been exhibited widely from South America to Japan and mainland Europe.
2007 - The Potters Bible Marilyn Scott. A&C Black
2002 - 'The Potters Guide to Ceramic Surfaces' by Jo Connell, Quarto
2002 - 'The Potter’s Question and Answer Book' by Gill Bliss. A and C Black
2002 - 'The Art of Hand-Built Ceramics' by Susan Bruce. Quarto
1999 - 'Slipware' by Michael and Victoria Eden, A and C Black
1999 - 'Buyer's Guide to Contemporary British Studio Ceramics', Crafts Council
1998 - 'The Potter’s Directory of Shape and Form' by Neal French, Quarto
2004 - Galerie Albion Putti, Groningen, Holland
2003 - 'Time for Tea', Midwolda, Holland
1999 - 51st International Competition of Ceramic Art, Faenza, Italy
- 'Tea Dance' Brodie's, Midwolda, Holland
1997 - 'Time for Tea' Brasilia Cultura Inglesia, Musea da Republica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;
- Kutani International Decorative Ceramics Competition, Japan
- Araldica, Bologna, Italy
- 'Dish of the Day' British Council touring show of tableware, Belgium & the Middle East
1996 - 'Collector's Cups' Galerie Handwerk, Koblenz, Germany
- Zentralverband des Deutschen Handwerk, Bonn, Germany
1995 - Michelsehe Hof, Neustadt, Germany
1992 - Bienniale Internationale de Ceramique d'Art, Vallauris, France
1988 - Cafe Noir, Metiers d'Art, Brussels, Barcelona and touring
Selected United Kingdom Exhibitions
Work in Permanent Collections
International Museum of Ceramics Faenza Italy
Ceramic Collection, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth
British Council, London
Aberdeen Art Gallery, Schoolhill Aberdeen
Museum of Ceramics, Vallauris, France
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Contact DetailsStudio Address: Rose Cottage 10 Fountain Place, Loanhead, Midlothian, Scotland, EH20 9EA.
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Telephone: +44 (0)131 440 0751
Availability: Visitors are welcome but please ring first.
Joined on: 2010-06-19
Last Updated: 2012-03-05
Events featuring this potter
Potfest in the Park : Potfest in the Park 2014