Emma is currently finishing her diploma in ceramics. She works with colour and decoration to create narrative works, telling stories inspired by her everyday surroundings, and sells a selection of her work in her Felt shop, Emma Turner Ceramics.
Share a Cuppa is a community event celebrating the ritual of a good cup of tea, and at 2pm on Friday 28 August, we have 200 Share A Cuppa gift sets to give away!
Handcrafted by more than 40 studio potters from around Aotearoa, they are for you to gift to the person who has been your Covid-19 hero, giving you support, comfort, and love during this difficult year.
Gwen has been working with clay for more than a decade and specialises in hand-building techniques. She teaches ceramics and runs General Pottery in Christchurch.
Jenny is a first generation New Zealander of Chinese and British descent, and a graduate of the Diploma in Ceramic Arts course from Otago Polytechnic. Her Kurinuki cups and other creations can be found in her Felt shop, One Green Leaf.
Jane makes textured, stretched, stoneware clay vessels and forms, creating fluid textures on dry glazed, stoneware pieces to suggest geology, archaeology, and mankind’s marks on the landscape, fluxed over time. Her Felt shop, Clay Creation, features a selection from her Harbour Rim collection.
Conceived during the Covid-19 Level 4 lockdown and created in partnership with the Ceramics Association of New Zealand and Creative New Zealand, Share a Cuppa is a community event celebrating the ritual of a good cup of tea. There are three parts to this amazing event, designed to bring us together, promote creative well-being, and support ceramic artisans in Aotearoa.
What is the most important thing in the world? He tangata, he tangata, he tangata.
Auckland-based social enterprise Tat Upcycle has a kaupapa of supporting its community members through proactive, holistic recovery and respect for Papatuanuku Mother Earth. Started by Hone Pene and Walter Marsters, and now joined by Dalton Neho and Joe Moana, the organisation diverts waste from landfill and offers a positive pathway for those recovering from addiction.
Here at Felt HQ in Christchurch we’re in love with the colourful giraffes that have taken over our city. (Yes, you heard right and we haven’t overdosed on leftover Christmas pudding – Christchurch has been invaded by giraffes!)
Christchurch The Transitional City Part IV
Edited by Barnaby Bennett, Irene Boles and Eugenio Boidi · Reviewed by Jo Drysdall
In the wake of the Christchurch quakes many books have been published about the destruction, the losses and the humbling human response in the days that followed each set of shakes. This work captures something else: the artistic, political and social response of Christchurch
If you’d like to take part, she’d love to hear from you. As a member of the Swap, you send out three gifts to three other participants, and, in turn, you will receive three gifts. In the spirit of all things Felty, each gift you send is to be handmade by you.