News from Penny Withers

I’ve been throwing large sculptural pieces for my project about Peak District rocks, climbers, erosion, its growing and will all come together in February 2019.

Diary 2019

February 14 – March 24th – ‘Scale’ solo exhibition at the gallery at Persistence Works 21, Brown Street Sheffield

May 3rd – 27th – Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

July 6th – September 28th – Artichoke Gallery, Ticehurst, Kent





Diary 2018

May 5 – 6th———- The Hepworth Contemporary Ceramics Fair, the Hepworth gallery, Wakefield. WF1 5AW

May 13th————-Ceramics in Charnwood. Charnwood Market Place, Loghborough. LE11 3EB

June 8 – 10———–Potfest Scotland. Scone Palace, Perth, Scotland.

June 23 – 24th——-The Maker’s Mark. Thornham, Norfolk.

June 26 – July 26th–Picture Post exhibition at Ferrers Gallery, Ashby-de-la-Zouch LE65 1RU

July 13 – 15th———Peak District Artisans at Buxton Dome, Buxton, Derbyshire.

August 17, 18, 19th–Art in Clay, Hatfield.

August 26th———-Ceramics in Southwell, Southwell Market Place, Nottinghamshire.

September 8 – 9th—Pots and Food. The Three Stags Head, Wardlow Mires. Derbyshire.

September 22 – 23rd-Sheffield Ceramics Festival. Meersbrook Walled Garden, Sheffield.

November 16 – 18th- Open Studio! at home in Studio 13, Persistence Works/Yorkshire Artspace, 21 Brown St. S12BS.       times 11am – 4pm

My black and white thrown Freeform bottles are now being marketed by AUTHOR INTERIORS. This Edinburgh based interior design company is a distinctive brand in luxurious interior design.

May 2017

Photo session, making Freeforms, with Ben Boswell. It was a privilege to work with Ben who is such an expert in photographing ceramics in the making. I was inspired to return to the Freeforms for their dramatic visual effects and in doing so discovering possibilities to develop them further.




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