Category Archives: Doug Fitch

Spring Fling 2016

It’s nearly time for the annual extravaganza of art and craft that is Dumfries and Galloway’s Spring Fling Open Studios weekend. Each year for the past 14 years during the bank holiday weekend at the end of May the region’s … Continue reading

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Ceramic Art York

Ladies and gentlemen, it is this weekend, the first Ceramic Art York, presented by the Craft Potters Association of Great Britain and York Museums Trust, it is an exciting new showcase of contemporary ceramic art. The selection panel have chosen … Continue reading

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Last pot?

A little bit of soppy love stuff for you. This is the last pot that Doug will make while he is a single man and the last that I will decorate before I am a married woman. Flipping heck, what … Continue reading

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I Give You The Baluster Jug

  Baluster Jug. 1300 – 1400 AD. Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery Baluster Jug. 1270 – 1340 AD. British Museum Brill/Boarstall ware, Buckinghamshire. Early – mid 13th century AD. Ashmolean Museum Clive Bowen. Baluster Jugs. Doug Fitch Slipware Baluster Jug. … Continue reading

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A Flurry of Films

The last week has been a crazy busy one. They all seem to be that way at the moment. It’s great, we are getting an awful lot of work together and this week decided to do two wood firings back … Continue reading

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Sunny Southern Slip Time

Here in the south west of England Spring has well and truly sprung. It was quite surprising traveling south last weekend and seeing how stark the difference is over those 400 miles. Up in Galloway the leaves on the Hawthorne … Continue reading

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Last Minute Dash Down South Decision

Well I wasn’t planning on going away last week but after a couple of weeks of driving the cat doolally with my talking to her at every waking minute (Paul is away so poor Biscuit gets talked at a lot!) … Continue reading

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Tokyo, America, Craft&Design, Winter

Last weekend was Art Fair Tokyo and I was very pleased to be represented at it by Gallery St Ives of Tokyo. Koichiro Isake who runs the gallery had asked for pots by myself and Doug Fitch and Clive Bowen … Continue reading

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Pots down south

Here I am back in the workshop after a silly quick trip down south at the weekend. Last weekend I was driving north to the middle oft he middle of nowhere, this weekend I was on the train south to … Continue reading

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South : North Divide?

Following on from the collaboration that was in the last blog post, here is something a bit different. This one has little to do with me other than these pots were fired in my kiln last week. These are part … Continue reading

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