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One Preview, Two Exhibitions

  • The Leach Pottery Higher Stennack St Ives United Kingdom (map)

We are very excited to present two new exhibitions in a preview evening on 12th October. Please join us for a chance to get a first look at the new exhibitions, chat to the potters, have a glass of wine and a relaxed look around the Pottery.

In the Shop Gallery the Leach Pottery proudly presents ‘Matthew Foster: An Apprenticeship’. The first solo show of Matthew’s career, it marks the completion of his three-year Leach Apprenticeship which began in 2015.

The exhibition showcases what Matthew has learnt, presenting a range of tableware, as well as larger pieces demonstrating his interest in and interpretation of forms with an East-West pottery influence. Matt loves to use tenmoku, shino, and ash, glazes alongside skilful and elegant, brush-decorated pots.

All works for sale £20 - £300

In the Entrance Gallery we present our first exhibition of Clementina van der Walt’s pots. Celebrating the completion of a three-week Leach Pottery residency, the exhibition features pots made during her residency and also in South Africa.

The Leach Pottery works mark a change in stylistic and material approaches as Clementina introduces more colour to her pots, taking inspiration from the St Ives Artist Colony to make a small collection of painterly earthenware domestic and decorative pots.

All works for sale £30 - £500

Earlier Event: October 3
1 day Talk and Handbuilding Masterclass
Later Event: October 23
Half Term Clay Days