Tony Laverick

Tony Laverick

Tony Laverick Vase

Tony Laverick is a maker of handmade Ceramic Art Pieces. He produces hand thrown and slabbed porcelain and is a leading UK Artist with over 30 years experience. I cannot remember when we first saw Tony’s work. It was probably in St Ives Cornwall. If you visit galleries around the UK you will probably come across his work. We have been to many of the galleries listed below and have spotted his work. Tony also does some of the potters shows such as Art in Clay Farnham. We have seen him there several times over the years. We bought this vase on the left about 10 years ago or so. Its very clever the way he achieves such a thin neck on such a large vase with no cracks to be seen.

About Tony Laverick

Tony Laverick established his own studio in 1988. He had previously studied ceramic before then working in the ceramic industry in Stoke on Trent. (including as a designer for Coalport China, part of the Wedgwood group). Tony’s background in industry has given me a broad appreciation of ceramics and techniques. He is interested in the art-ware produced by Royal Doulton in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, but He is also fascinated by the work of French potters such as Clement Massier. Tony is equally appreciative of the works of Kandinsky, Malevich, Mondrian, Nicholson, Brancusi and Rodchenko. They have all been an influence on Him as have the designs of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Original Vision

While drawing on these sources and various culture, Tony also has his own original vision. Tony has developed his own glazes and techniques over many years of experimentation and is still excited by the results of the combination of human judgement and technique. Tony is always willing to take risks with his work to see where it takes him. It is, in his opinion, this quality which distinguishes the artist form the craftsperson.

In 2014, Tony Laverick was made a Fellow Member of the Craft Potter’s Association and in 2015, Tony was selected to be a member of Contemporary Applied Arts.

Collections

Ashmolean Museum

City of Stoke on Trent Museum

Gmunden Museum, Austria

Museum Internationale della Ceramica, Faenza, Italy

Maison de la Ceramique, Samadet, France

Adolph Egner Private Collection

Deutches Keramikmuseum Dusseldorf

Galleries

Cheshire Art Gallery, Bramhall. Cheshire

Morningside Gallery, , Edinburgh

Old Courthouse Gallery, Ambleside

Blackmore Gallery, Lymm, Cheshire

Online Ceramics

Iona House Gallery, Woodstock

Contemporary Ceramics, London

Contemporary Applied Arts, London

Gallery St Ives, Tokyo, Japan

Montpellier Gallery, Stratford on Avon

Primavera Gallery, Cambridge

The Wykeham Gallery, Stocksbridge

Marine House Gallery, Beer, Devon

Bevere Gallery, Worcestershire

St Ives Ceramics

Gallery Zozimus, Dublin

Exhibitions featuring Tony Laverick

Events 2020

Tony has no events planned for 2020 due to Covid-19

 Past Exhibitions and Events

2017

12eme salon de la Ceramique Contemporaine en Normandie 28th Sept -1st Oct 2017 (Vernissage 27th Sept)

Galerie Rosenhauer, Nov-Dec 2017 Gottingen, Germany

3rd Internation Ceramic Biennial, Haacht, Belgium  Dec 20172016 

Biennale Internationale de la Ceramique, Saint-Cergue, Switzerland

Loes & Reinier International Ceramics, Deventer, Holland The Vase Exhibition

2015

Loes & Reinier International Ceramics, Deventer, Holland Porselein Exhibitiom

Art Fair Tokyo with Gallery St Ives, Tokyo, Japan

British Ceramics, Hankyu Department Store, Osaka, Japan

International Ceramic Market, Diessen, Germany

International Keramiktage Oldenburg, Germany

Les Tupiniers, Lyon, France

Art in Action, Waterpery House, Oxfordshire

Argilla Aubagne, International Festival de la Ceramique

Contemporary Applied Arts Exhibition

Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, London

International Ceramic Market, Gmunden, Austria

2014

Contemporary Ceramics Centre, Solo Exhibition “Fired Alchemy”

Biennale International de Ceramique Contemporaine de Sevres, France

Ceramic Art London , RCA London

Brook Street gallery, Hay on Wye, Autumn Exhibition

Roundhouse Gallery, Derbyshire, Bakers Dozen Exhibition

Argilla Faenza, International Ceramic Festival, Italy

Mallam’s Auctioneers, Design of the 20th Century

International Ceramic Market, Gmunden, Austria

2013

Art Fair Tokyo (with Gallery St Ives, Tokyo, Japan)

British Ceramics, Hankyu Department Store, Osaka, Japan

Clay 20, Tim Andrews Gallery

Ceramics Now

Collect, Saatchi Gallery (represented by Contemporary Ceramics)

Art in Action, Waterperry House, Oxfordshire

International Ceramic Market, Gmunden, Austria

2012

Galerie Terra Viva, St Quentin la Poterie, France

Contemporary Ceramics centre, London

Ceramic Art London, RCA, London

Festival de Ceramique, Paris 11eme

Tout Feu, Toute Flamme, St Leu la Foret, Paris

Arts du Feu, Rennes, France

2011

Galerie Rosenhauer, Gottingen, Germany

Ceramic Art London, RCA, London

Argilla Aubagne, France

Les Tupiniers, Lyon, France

Keramisto, Millsbeek,

Origin, The London Craft Fair

Arts Du feu, Rennes, France

Gallery St Ives, Tokyo, Japan

Oxford Ceramics Fair

2010

Bonhams Contemporary Ceramics Auction

Argilla Italis, Faenza, Italy

Broadway Modern Gallery, Worcestershire

Gallery Don, Montsalvy, France

Salons des Artisans, Toulouse, France

2004-2010

Salon de Ceramique, Paris 14, France

Galerie La Lavoir, Paris, France

Galerie Sassi-Milici, Vallauris, France

Zelli Porcelain Awards Member of Judging Panel

De Tiendschur Tegelen Ceramic Museum, Holland

Beaux Arts Bath

St Josephs Galerie Leeuwarden, Holland

Wohnen und Kunst Galerie, Berlin, Germany

Terre et Terres Touring Exhibition, France

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