Latest News ~

 

 

 

June 2017

 

'As Yet Untitled'As Yet Untitled 2017

 

Angela's solo show of new work at Ebor Studio in Littleborough.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 2017

 

New piece made specifically for the International Ceramics Festival cup sale in Aberystwyth in July.

 

 

                                    Porcelain, safety pin and high firing decal 2017

 

 

 

March 2017

 

Angela and her students spent some time at the Merzbarn in Elterwater and built a fabulous paper kiln to fire their ceramics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 2017

 

Working on some new pieces inspired by Chiharu Shiota's work at the Venice Bienalle 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

Angela Tait and Ian Clegg's  'Urban Moth' project at the Manchester Museum is complete and is on show at the Manchester Museum indefinitely

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 2016

 

A collaboration with Angela's younger son Harry Tait. He's a paracord enthusiast. Follow the link for more details

 

 

 

                                                                         

 

                                                                           Parapots #3

                                   lavafleck clay with manganese and 550 paracord in multiple colours

 

 

 

Angela is absolutely delighted to be involved in the Guns to Goods project. 

 

See here for more details 

 

 

 

Thrown vessel with gun metal and leather

 

as reported in Ceramic Review

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 2016

 

Ceramic slip cast bottles shown at PS Mirabel, Manchester

 

 

School Milk 2016

Slip cast earthenware and pigment

 

 

 

June 2016

 

Read about Anglea and Ian's new project Urban Moths

 

 

 

What would happen if moths had the capacity to rapidly change to protect themselves in an contemporary environment?

 

The moth reimagined.

 

 

Angela and Ian have been working with the entomology department at the Manchester Museum exploring our new ideas.

 

 

December 2015

 

 

Close up photography

 

 

March 2016

 

The Merzbarn project

 

Following a mini reseidency at Kurt Schwitters's Mertbarn in Ambleside, look here for the Merzbarn dairies documenting the outcomes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dec 2015

 

Terrific cyanotype workshop with a fabulous school

 

 

 

 

 

December 2015

 

Angela and Ian are supplying the photography for the lovely venue 'Runway 26' at Manchester City Airport. Here's a sneeky peek....Prints will be available for purchase, contact us

 

 

 

 

G-AJKB in front of control tower

Digital print

 

 

5th/6th December 2015

 

 

We were at Cardiff University at the livres d'artistes conference presenting our paper

 

Hoard: An artists’ book from concept to production

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5th November 2015 - 5th December 2015

 

 

Hoard at Opening the Book, Bank Street Arts, Sheffield

 

 

A with the installation of Hoard at Bank Street arts. A gorgeous example of the transformative power of a space:

 

 

 

Hoard 2015

Bank Street Arts, Sheffield

 

 

 

 

 

Northern Rail Project May - December 2015

 

Working collaboratively with Ian Clegg and Northern Rail to produce a show responding to the massive renovation of the station.....Keep watching here for updates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 2015

 

Installations at Ordsall Hall, Salford

 

These have been extended until July/August. Visit this gorgeous hall for a lovely day out!

 

 

Installations responding to the architecture of the beautiful tudor Ordsall Hall in Salford.

 

The plaster ceiling room with artists book 

 the smoke room with ceramic cameras

 

 

 

 

March 2015

 

The ceramic camera

 

 

 

January 2015

 

Experiments with hundreds of smoke fired ceramic slipcast 35mm film cannisters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Ceramic book

 

Ready to be posted to our customers in the US, Canada and throughout the UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 2014

 

The ceramic Photobook is chosen for the showreel for the Brighton OPEN14

 

 

 

 

Ceramic Book (Camera) 2014

Ceramic, high firing transfer, wooden binding

 

 

 

 

September 2014

 

The ceramic print 'Allessandro 2014' chosen as one of 50 finalists from 800 entrants into the Neo Print Prize 2014

 

 

 

 

 

Allessandro 2014

Ceramic, High firing transfer

 

 

 

June 2014

 

Update on the ever changing project at Hoard, Leeds

 

 

 

Ceramic and paper book 2014

Ceramic slipcast canisters and monoprints

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 2014

 

 

 

World pinhole day 25th April 2014. Our image accepted for the international gallery of pinhole images.

 

 

 

 

Polaroid.

7 seconds, tungsten light

 

 

The Italian Job

 

 

Angela and Ian were absolutely delighted to visit our friends at the Accademia Belle Arti Macerata in March

 

 

 

We made work for an exhibition in the town and worked with some of their lovely students there.

 

 

Read more about this exciting project here

 

 

 

 

Portrait using polaroid pinhole camera

 

 

 

 

 

January 2014

 

 

 

Sneaky peek at some of the images for our show at Rochdale school of rock and pop

 

 

 

 

 

Cellos 2013

Photograph

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cellos 2013

Photograph

 

Hoard - Leeds 2013/14

 

 

 

Funded by the 'Departure Foundation' our exhibit at 'Hoard Leeds' is in the beautiful setting of the Leeds Valley park.

 

 

It is an organically growing and morphing sculpture combining ceramic, photographic and printmaking processes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sept 2013

 

 

Angela and Ian are delighted with their new ceramic and photography works currently being shown at the Marburae Gallery in Macclesfield

 

 

 

 

Cyanotype on ceramicCyanotype on ceramic

 

June 2013

 

 

 

 

The new pottery is open and classes have started. The launch was celebrated by building some paper kilns

 

 

 

Smoke firing in paper kilns

 

To smoke some outdoor ceramics

 

 

Breaking open the paper kilns

 

 

 

 

May 2013

 

 

 

 

Angela's artists book 'No Wonder' Has been accepted for the 4th Sheffield International Artist Book Prize 2013 and Exhibition

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artists Book 'no wonder'

 

'No Wonder' 2012

 

Monoprint, type, wooden box