Feat of Clay
is the latest in a series of exhibitions held at the V&A of work made
by students, staff and friends from the Ceramics Department at the University
of the West of England, Bristol. In December 2000 a group from the University
went to the V&A and handled a range of English pots from Thomas Toft's
slipwares of the late 17th century to mid 19th century creamwares. Between
now and then they have been making work in response to these pots.
If you go to the History
page you can find out lots more information about the exhibition and how
exhibition is being held in memory of Mike Hughes, (1942-2001). Mike
started this series of exhibitions in the early 1990's, having established
a link with the Victoria and Albert Museum and seen the enormous potential
of allowing students and makers to come together to handle some of the museum's
Click here to read a short appreciation of Mike, written by his daughter Hawksmoor.
|This exhibtion was jointly organised by the University of the West of England, Bristol and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.|
This web-site was designed by Fiona Bates, Jan Booth and Mary Dearden in collaboration with Matthew Partington. Last updated 12th April 2001.