Fieldwork

The Language of Clay

The Language of Clay

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The Language of Clay is a series of touring exhibitions being run by the Mission Gallery in Swansea and curated by Ceri.


The Language of Clay: part one ran from the autumn of 2015 through to late 2017. It featured the work of three wonderful makers, Anna NoëlMicki Schloessingk and Anne Gibbs

The Language of Clay: part two began in January 2018 with Shifting Lines, an exhibition of work by Justine Allison. Seen and unseen by Ingrid Murphy opened at Ruthin Craft Centre on 24 November 2018 and and the final exhibition, Traces by Kate Haywood, opened at Ruthin Craft Centre on 2 February 2019.

Both parts of The Language of Clay have both been supported by the Arts Council of Wales.


Justine Allison // Shifting Lines

Mission Gallery, Swansea, January to February 2018
Ruthin Craft Centre, April to June 2018
Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran, 1 December 2018 to 19 January 2019
The Ceramic Gallery at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, 2 February to 31 March 2019
Craft in the Bay, Cardiff, dates to be confirmed

Ingrid Murphy // Seen and unseen

Ruthin Craft Centre, 24 November 2018 to 27 January 2019
Mission Gallery, Swansea, 2 February to 23 March 2019
Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran, 30 March to 11 May 2019
Information on other tour dates to follow

Kate Haywood // Traces

Ruthin Craft Centre, 2 February to 31 March 2019
Information on tour dates to follow

Past touring

Anna Noël // Telling Tales
Opened at the Mission Gallery in Swansea in November 2015 and toured to Oriel Canfas, Ruthin Craft Centre, Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, the Ceramic Gallery at Aberystwyth Arts Centre and Craft in the Bay.
Download the Telling Tales catalogue

Micki Schloessingk // Earth, Fire and Salt
Opened at the Mission Gallery in Swansea in September 2016 and toured to Ruthin Craft Centre, the Ceramic Gallery at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre and Craft in the Bay.
Download the Earth, Fire and Salt catalogue

Anne Gibbs // Still
Opened at the Mission Gallery in January 2017 and toured to the Ceramic Gallery at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Ruthin Craft Centre and Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre.
Download the Still catalogue


languageofclay.wales 
iaithclai.cymru 

mickischloessingk.co.uk 
annegibbs.co.uk 
justineallison.blogspot.co.uk 
ingridmurphy.wordpress.com 
katehaywood.co.uk 
 

 
 
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Images, top to bottom  Multiple pieces by Ingrid Murphy Two pieces by Anne Gibbs Justine Allison in her studio Anne Gibbs's exhibition at Ruthin Craft Centre Micki Schloessingk's studio, Bridge Street Pottery Some of Anna Noël's goats

Images, top to bottom

Multiple pieces by Ingrid Murphy
Two pieces by Anne Gibbs
Justine Allison in her studio
Anne Gibbs's exhibition at Ruthin Craft Centre
Micki Schloessingk's studio, Bridge Street Pottery
Some of Anna Noël's goats