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The Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen has been working with Cambridge’s Fitzwilliam Museum to get a project off the ground since 2010. We are happy that Edmund de Waal, James Lin and Tao Tao Chang are able to visit Jingdezhen to gather experiences and insights. If you are in Jingdezhen on Friday, please come to The Pottery Workshop Education Center at 7:30pm to hear what Edmund will share with the Jingdezhen community.
China’s future is looking brighter as a cycling club begins their journey with moral and financial support from our staff, resident artists and friends in the community. The Pottery Workshop is happy to sponsor young individuals who are able to realize goals for themselves, while helping others make China a better nation. We wish them the best as they begin their journey today!!! (the following in an excerpt from http://www.womenofchina.cn/html/womenofchina/report/142238-1.htm) Sixteen college students from the Jingdezhen [...]
This is our Resident Artists Jae Hyun Jim. She was born in Korea and now goes to school in the United States. At 18, Jae is the youngest Resident Artist at The Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen. Her pleasant demeanor and work ethic has impress her community. The bird chopstick holders she has designed and created will serve as fundraisers for children with cleft palettes. We wish her the best in her next adventure!!!
Malin Jansson returns to Jingdezhen from Malmo, Sweden. This is her second time to The Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen as a Resident Artist. In March, Malin lead a group of students to Jingdezhen and Malin stayed to focus on her own designer jewelry after they returned home in early April. If you wish to see more of Malin’s work, please see her website: http://www.malinjansson.com.
The year of the Dragon has begun. We have hit the ground running and the cold winter months are behind us. On February 20th, the staff reported for duty and we have are happy to welcome three new members to our team. In Residency Program, we have Snow, who will team-up with Maggie to coordinate the Residency Program. In Education Center, Neri will be working with Li Ming to develop classes, promote ceramics in China [...]
November has been a great month at The Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen. Residency is full of international artists and we always try to do a little something to celebrate birthdays. (usually a cake from the #1 or #2 bakery) The good news is that the cakes are getting better and better!!! This mango glazed cake was a hit among the residents and the staff. Judith (birthday girl) was spoiled by Gunther (husband/assistant of birthday girl) with [...]
November has been a splendid month. The mild temperature, sunny days and a full Residency has offered many rewards. The staff at The Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen have been organizing “adventures” around the city. Resident Artists with a couple of hours to spare from the busy studio are taken to some places of interest around town. Sometimes we go into nature, other times we venture downtown. The last trip consisted of 6 Residents and 2 staff. We [...]
Just the other day our Resident Artist, Babs Haenen was speaking of a series of motions that provided exercise and promoted health. A few of us gathered today for a session in Mufei Tang. (Mufei Tang is a brand new space at The Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen. It is 2 floors: floor 1 is an exhibition space and floor 2 is a Research Center) Listed below are the 5 motions Babs taught us this morning. ( [...]