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Talk & Demonstration: Liu Xiaoyu

  • Clore Studio The Leach Pottery Higher Stennack, St Ives, TR26 2HE (map)

A talk on Liu’s work and ceramics, followed by demonstrations of her ceramic techniques


Liu Xiaoyu is currently on a 2 week ceramics residency at the Leach Pottery. She has a doctorate in Ancient Ceramics from Tokyo University of the Arts and is a teacher of Art and Archaeology at the Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, China.

Besides being the Professor and Masters Supervisor, she is recognised as an inheritor of Jingdezhen’s traditional colour-glazed ceramic firing and making techniques as well as Jizhou Kilns’ ceramic firing and making techniques.

Liu has won several awards for her work, which is collected by museums, and held numerous solo shows.

The day will begin with a talk on her work and ceramics in Jingdezhen in the morning, followed by demonstrations of her ceramic techniques in the afternoon, with a break for lunch.

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