Hugo Barclay - Links to other sites

This is a listing of other related sites that I think are worth a visit. They are concentrated on my area of interest, particularly individual work in jewellery, metal, glass or ceramics.

Sites in the UK
Sites in the USA
Sites in Australia
Sites in the Rest of the World

Sites in the UK

Crafts Council
The Crafts Council promotes the contemporary crafts in Great Britain. It is an independent organisation funded by government and provides services to craftspeople and the public.
Crafts Map at the Crafts Council
A guide to selected Craft Galleries and shops around the UK, published by the Crafts Council.
Regional Arts Pages
Information Service for the Arts and Cultural sector established by the ten Regional Arts Boards.
National Glass Centre
Sunderland-based centre - large gallery spaces, exhibition programme, workshops, glass collection etc.
The Craft Potters Association (Contemporary Ceramics)
The leading organisation for craft potters in the United Kingdom.
The Independent Craft Galleries Association
The Independent Craft Galleries Association represents the foremost Applied Arts Galleries in the UK that are not dependent on public funding. The site is completely rebuilt for 2001.
Ceramic Review
Bi-monthly magazine for potters and ceramicists. Associated to the Craft Potters Association.
Ceramics in Society
Quarterly magazine, published since 1993 (previously titled Studio Pottery).
Rufford Ceramic Centre
A site that details the development of Studio Ceramics in Britain.
Studio Pottery uk
Bringing together information on British studio ceramics for collectors, potters and galleries.
The Devon Guild of Craftsmen
Founded in 1955, the Guild promotes the best craftwork in the region.
Simon Drew Gallery
Gallery in South Devon showing ceramics as well as Simon Drew original drawings, prints, cards and books.
Fenny Lodge Gallery
Independent Gallery in Buckinghamshire.
Galerie Besson
Galerie Besson has a world-wide reputation for exhibiting ceramics and has been in existence for ten years in the heart of London's West End.
Courcoux & Courcoux
Paintings, sculpture and ceramics by over 30 leading British-based contemporary artists.
Gallery and shop in the heart of Cambridge.
Derek Topp Gallery
Gallery set amongst the rolling hills of North Derbyshire.
Alpha House Gallery
One of the best contemporary galleries in South West England.
The Scottish Gallery
The Scottish Gallery is the largest and oldest private gallery in Scotland.
The Open Eye Gallery
In addition to paintings, the gallery specialises in early 20th century prints, sculpture and contemporary crafts including jewellery, wood, ceramics and glass.
Leeds Craft Centre & Design Gallery
Promotes a selection of the best of British Contemporary Craft from established and new designers.
Hitchcocks' of Bath
A shop and gallery showing contemporary Automata, Folk, and Mechanical Toys from Britain, Germany, and the Czech Republic. Also a sister shop in Alresford, Hampshire.
Brookhouse Pottery & The Malt House Gallery
David and Margaret Frith, potters in Stoneware and Porcelain.
Harlequin Gallery
One of the few galleries in the UK exhibiting both contemporary and classical Studio Ceramics.
Church House Designs
Contemporary Applied Arts Gallery near Bristol.
Les Rucinski
Ceramic Design.
Peter Lane
Ceramist and author of many excellent books on ceramics.
Richard Phethean
Excellent potter's website. Very informative. Great links.
Peter Beard
"Art communicates by combining process, materials and concept."
Jane Perryman
Has been developing handbuilding, burnishing and smoke firing for over sixteen years to explore the vessel form.
David Roberts
For the past two decades, English ceramist David Roberts has devoted himself to the making of large coil built and Raku fired vessels.
Lesley Strickland
Artist Jeweller.
John Field
Contemporary Jeweller in Yorkshire.
Aaronson Noon
Glass Artists.
Siddy Langley
Glass Artist.
Colin Reid
Sculpture in glass, combining cast glass with other media such as stone, wood and metal.
Will Shakspeare
Glass Artist.
Malcolm Sutcliffe
Glass Artist.
Martin Smith
Automata and Mechanical Sculpture.
Annie Sherburne
Individual rugs with wit and style. She makes wonderful jewellery too.
Brian Sutherland
The art and life of the potter Brian Sutherland.
Sarah Peek
Conservation of objects to museum standards and restoration to the standard of invisible repair.
ACID (Anti Copying In Design)
Hard hitting action group committed to combating copyright infringement.
West Dean College
A centre for conservation and restoration skills, and for the practice of arts and crafts.
Joy Trpkovic
Ceramicist, Painter and Photographer
First Light
A mix of high tech with traditional art.
Virtual Brighton and Hove
Every kind of local information concerning Brighton and Hove.
Brighton Online
Dedicated Brighton WWW directory containing over 3,500 businesses.

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Sites in the USA

Internet ArtResources
Including the largest searchable database of information on the visual arts - The Guide has over 6,000 listings, with most areas showing images of work - currently, over 1,200 images are on-line.
Virtual Ceramics Exhibition
An exhibition of contemporary ceramics utilizing the Internet as the gallery space.

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Sites in Australia

CraftSite Australia
Maintained and managed by Craft Australia (The Crafts Council of Australia), this site is a way to explore contemporary Australian craft; to see what professional Australian craftspeople are making, see examples of their work and access their biographical data.
Pottery in Australia
Australian Ceramics Magazine.
The Potters Society of Australia
National body representing professional artists.
Ceramics Today
A forum for International Ceramic Art on the Web. Many excellent links.

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Other Sites

Information wanted

Baltic Sea Glass
'Clings to the granite coast, just south of Gudhjem, Bornholm'.
Worldwide Ceramics and Pottery Directory.
New Zealand Arts Resources
Site covering many aspects of the Arts in New Zealand, including some crafts links.
The Metal Arts Guild
Ontario-based organization representing members across Canada and into the U.S.A. Excellent links for metal and jewellery.
Forum for Danish Design, Arts and Crafts
Includes a large directory of Danish designers, with links to many of their web sites.
Gary Wornell
We have shown much excellent ceramic work from Gary. He now lives in Finland.
Art + Fun
German site featuring the work of Christoph von Thungen.
Swiss virtual exhibition with pictures, sculptures, drawings, etchings, woodcuts, ceramics, tapestries, embroideries, watercolours, photographs and poems.
Allgemeine Gold
Precious metals refinery in Pforzheim, Germany. Ranks among the major European providers for precious metals and related services.

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