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surfing with helen bates (great britain and europe) (january 21st.,

updated thu 22 jan 04


Helen Bates on wed 21 jan 04


Surfing with Helen Bates (Great Britain and Europe) (January 21st., 2004)


Nuria Pie (Barcelona, Spain)
(Spanish and Portuguese)
The artist makes one-of-a-kind vessels and sculptural work (Activitat=20
Artistica) as well as wheel-thrown production pots for use in the home=20
(Activitat Commercial.) There is a short video of Nuria forming a small=20
bowl off the hump in the "Activitat Commercial" section. The artist's ha=
positions, and perhaps the wheel direction, differ from what is usual in=20
North American throwing. (Needs Flash viewer installed.) The site is no=
translatable using Altavista's Babelfish or other online translation=20
software, because of the format, which throughout, is not text, but flash=
Fortunately, there is very little text to worry about, with the excepti=
of the section on security and privacy, which can be copied and translate=

Antonio Soriano (Espacio Ceramica - Ceramic Space) (Gij=F3n, Asturias, Sp=

The owner is a tile maker, and offers studio teaching to adults and=20
children in Spanish. His portfolio of tiles has some very striking glaze=
effects. Some of the tiles are glaze landscapes, while others are=20
non-representational. (There is a brief English text at the bottom of th=
introductory page linked by the words "Espacio Cer=E1mica.")

Ceramikarte (Spain) (For Spanish ceramists)

Ceramikarte's discussion forum "Foro de debate"

(Spanish language ceramics discussion forum)


Annette Sloth (Puls Contemporary Ceramics) (Brussels, Belgium)

The Puls Gallery is a showcase especially for avant-garde Danish ceramist=
as well as other international artists in clay. In either the Current or=
the Previous Exhibitions folder, move from one artist to another using
the right and left arrows at the top of the page. Move from one work by =
individual artist to another using the right and left arrows at the botto=
of the page.The current show has work by Gitte Jungersen and Barbara=20
Nanning. Previous shows include work by Mieke Everaet, Kristine Tillge=20
Lund, Veronica Poschl P=F6schl, Tjok Dessauvage, Beate Andersen, Bente=20
Skottgaard (Sk=F8ttgaard), Malene Mullertz (M=FCllertz), Steen Ipsen, Bod=
Manz, and a number of other European potters and ceramic sculptors.
(Thanks to Brooke Fine for this site.)

England (UK)

Michael Posner (London, England, UK)

This site showcases Michael Posner's work as a potter over the last nine=20
years. He specialises in slab work, but does thrown work as well. High=20
fired clay and glazes. The thumbnails in the Shop and Gallery sections c=
be clicked to load medium photos and these can also be enlarged. (His wo=
is in the Leach tradition.)

Yuriko Hill (London , England, UK)

Hand built stoneware and occasionally porcelain vessels. I am attracted =
the often very generously rounded and quite beautiful forms. To see her=20
latest work, click on "New Work." To access 5 galleries of earlier work,=
click on "See Previous Work." (Repeat on each page.)


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