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Potters Press 21 January 2022

Diary dates | New Diploma Tutor-coordinator | New surface decoration class | Weekend Waiclay events | Studio updates...

January 21, 2022

The studio is open - welcome to 2022

Kia ora potters!We are back! After a gloriously long break, we opened the studio doors again this morning and are ready for the year ahead!Hopefully you also had a great holiday (or may even be still enjoying your time off) and are feeling excited to get your hands in clay again. We are looking forward to catching up with you all, hearing your holiday stories and, if you kept up you creative practice during the break, seeing what you made. The kilns are ready to be fired up so you are welcome to...

January 17, 2022

Potters' Press 17 December 2021

Christmas party  |  Hours next week  |  New classes  |  Gas kiln  |  Vacancies  |  Holiday closure...

December 17, 2021

Potters' Press 10 December 2021

Christmas party | Important dates | Booking studio time | Contactless firing & clay sales...

December 10, 2021

Potters' Press 3 December 2021

Vaccine passes | Luster workshop | Christmas decoration making | Javier Murcia | Raku club | Open Studio times | Cleaner wanted...

December 3, 2021

Potters' Press 26 November 2021

We are lucky to have Javier Murcia with us for two weekends in a row. We had already booked Javier to run a Simplified Figure Sculpture workshop earlier in the year. Lockdown meant postponing to a later date and we picked December in the hope of being open again. As Javier is coming from Wellington, he has decided to make an adventure of the trip and stay a little longer. This means we have an amazing opportunity of a second workshop from this gifted artist. The mold-making and casting work...

November 26, 2021

WSP and the New Zealand COVID-19 Protection Framework

Dear potters, As you will be aware, the Government will introduce the COVID-19 Protection Framework (the traffic light system) on Friday 3 December.  Along with many other organisations, the WSP committee has given careful consideration to how we will work when New Zealand moves this next stage in the COVID-19 response plan. The decision was made to move the Society to implementing compulsory vaccination certificates for all people coming onto the studio premises, including students, visito...

November 26, 2021

Potters' Press 19 November 2021

Diploma Assessments | Studio access at Level 2 | COVID-19 vaccination survey | Sharing members' store links | Awards and Exhibitions...

November 18, 2021

Moving to Level 2 restrictions

Kia ora potters, We were delighted to hear the news that we are moving to Level 2 restrictions tomorrow, meaning we can resume classes again - hooray! Operating safely at Level 2 means adhering to some strict guidelines around distancing indoors so this means we have some systems in place. Please take a few minutes to read through the information and see what this means for your studio visits.  THE BASICS If you are feeling unwell or have any COVID-19 symptoms, please stay at home;Wear a ma...

November 16, 2021

Potters' Press 12 November 2021

We are eagerly awaiting Monday's COVID-19 press conference hoping it will bring some good news about our whether we can invite students and members back in to the studio. If there is no change, it will be the usual Level 3.2 with contactless sales as well as drop-offs and pick-ups 10am-2pm. ...

November 12, 2021

Potters' Press 5 November 2021

COVID-19 update | Javier Murcia workshop | Saturday contactless firing | Hours next week...

November 5, 2021

Potters' Press 29 October 2021

Drop-offs and pick-ups next week | Next week's online get-together for members | Some video tutorials - darted cups and more from Ceramic Arts Network...

October 29, 2021

Potters' Press 22 October 2021

Tributes to Wendy Ball | Drop-offs and pick-ups next week | Tuesday evening meet-up for members | Diploma in Ceramic Arts 2022 | WSP Advanced Ceramics Course 2022 | Join the WSP Committee | ...

October 22, 2021

Potters' Press 15 October 2021

Members' meet-up | Upcoming workshop | Funding news | Pick-ups and drop-offs...

October 15, 2021

WSP Annual Exhibition 2021 postponed

Annual exhibition postponed | Level 3 COVID-19 restrictions update...

October 7, 2021

Last call for exhibition entries! Potters' Press 1 October 2021

We want to exhibit your work | Bookings open for new classes | Woodfiring 5-7 November | Book your studio time | Ambiguity exhibition | Elevate programme...

October 1, 2021

Potters' Press 24 September 2021

A letter from the President | Studio access next week | Reminder: Wood firing | Final dates 2021...

September 23, 2021

Potters' Press 17 September 2021

There is still no Play With Clay but that doesn't mean we are closed on Saturday.Teresa has kindly volunteered to open on Saturday morning 10am-1pm for drop-offs, pick-ups and, if you have made an appointment, glazing. If the door is locked, just knock.In the afternoon, Yasmin is teaching students to make ceramic jewellery in our first workshop since the recent lockdown. Numbers are obviously smaller than usual as we have to ensure 2m distancing in line with the government guidelines....

September 17, 2021

A spring return to the studio: classes starting in Level 2

Classes resuming | The golden rules at Level 2 | Annual exhibition approaching fast...

September 10, 2021

Opening our studio at Level 2

Level 2 COVID-19 restrictions begin tomorrow. If you are a studio member or a student who has opted out of receiving our email updates, here is what you might have missed but need to know about what you can do in the studio this week (8th September 2021): Hi potters, We are working our socks off to get everything ready at the studio for Level 2 tomorrow and very much looking forward to welcoming people back in to the studio. There’s a lot of work to be done to prepare for classes starting up a...

September 7, 2021

Potters' Press 13 August 2021

Raku Club FiringWhen: Saturday 4th September 2021 9:30am - 1:00pmDavid is running another raku club firing. Come and get involved with handling glowy things and revel in the unpredictable excitement of this technique. This experience is open to WSP members only. There will also be an information session on 21 August which will be helpful for those who haven't been involved in raku before: suitable work, glazes etc. Find out more...Glazing 101 WorkshopWhen: 28 August, 2-5pmWith Yasmin. Learn...

August 13, 2021

Potters' Press 6 August 2021

Studio availability | Sponsors and awards announced for upcoming annual exhibition...

August 6, 2021

Potters' Press 30 July 2021

A word from the President | New website | 50th Annual Exhibition  | Studio business ...

July 30, 2021

Potters' Press - 23 June 2021

A salute to Noelle Schroder | Term 3 classes announced | Fiona Tunnicliffe visit  Kia ora potters,  I hope you are having a lovely week. The very talented Fiona Tunicliffe was in the studio today teaching our lucky diploma students her animal sculpting secrets. Stephen and I were feeling rather jealous as we sat next door doing office work. It’s been a productive week with Term 3 classes now online and open for booking. Thank you...

July 30, 2021

Potters' Press - 16 July 2021

Workshops | Kiln licence | Shelf clearance times |Kia ora potters,   It’s been another brilliant week in the studio. Mark Mitchell’s workshop was a treat last weekend. Those who attended his masterclass had a great time, learned a whole new way of mold-making than they had known before, as well as the secret to some of his breath-taking decorating techniques. If you attended, I would love to see what you made. Send a photo, if you have o...

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