Liverpool Art Fair

Jenny Curwen exhibits in Liverpool SCA member, Jenny Curwen, has had her work accepted for the 2018 Liverpool Art Fair. Jenny's ethereal photographs of flowers are always popular when on show at ArtHouse in Southport. It is good to see our members work in exhibitions elsewhere. The Art Fair at the Pierhead is on until 9th September. More details and examples of Jenny's work can be found on the SCA website.....

SCA Summer Open

A great mixture of work being show by our members and the wider artist community of Southport. Preview evening is Tue 24th at 6.30pm and then until 8.30pm

Raku Firing at ClayWorks

On Saturday 30th June, one of the hottest days of the year, 12 intrepid potters took part in a Raku firing outside the ClayWorks studio in Southport. All the pots had been previously made and biscuit fired especially for this event. They were coloured with glazed on the day and over 30 pots then fired to a temperature of over 950' Celsius - a good red hot. After smoking in a reduction atmosphere they were cooled in water and finally cleaned to reveal the chemistry which comes from raku firing. The crazes in glazes are blackened by smoke and the metals in them are drawn to the surface by the severe lack of oxygen caused by sealing them in a container with burning straw and wood chips. The

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65 Eastbank Street, Southport

Opening Times for ArtHouse

Tuesday - Friday: 10am-3pm

Saturday: 11am -4pm

Sunday & Monday: Closed