John Davenport

Potfest always feels like the culmination of the ceramics year, so once again a new year has arrived. This year’s Potfest was very successful, so no excuses for 2018. The next main events are Art & Clay and the Brewery Christmas Craft Market, but before that Green Door have entered an interesting project at the Merz Barn in Chapel Stile. Kurt Schwitters was a somewhat eccentric artist, but some of his artworks suggest opportunities in ceramics. Green Door artists have each been invited to submit a couple of pieces for an exhibition in September. Currently this is work in progress waiting to be fired, but fingers crossed!  

These are some of the African-inspired pieces:

Planters though continue to attract me: