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Diane Nielsen                                                                    Nantyfelin Pottery

                                                  I am constantly inspired by the wonderful headlands and
                                                  beaches of the coastline of Ceredigion.              Jamie & Dodie Herschel
                                                                                                Traditional Hand Made Studio Pottery
                                                  Recently I have been working on  regatta themed paintings.
                                                                                                                          Nestling deep in the Teifi valley, Nantyfelin Pottery is run
                                                                                                                          by Jamie & Dodie Herschel. Here we are able to enjoy
                                                                                                                          all the peace and beauty Mid-Wales has to offer. We are
                                                                                                                          surrounded by wonderful countryside and natural beauty.
                                                                                                                          A  truly  inspiring  location  in  which  to  work.  Having
                                                                                                                          trained at Stoke-on-Trent College of Art, Jamie & Dodie
                                                                                                                                                    have been potting for over
                                                                                                                                                    50  years  in  a  traditional
                                                                                                Our  hand  thrown  and  hand                        studio  pottery  style,  we
                                                                                                decorated  sgraffito  pottery                       have  always  endeavoured
                                                    See the work of Diane Nielsen at            uses a technique as old as the                      to make great art & craft
                                                                                                history of pottery itself, no two                   accessible to all. Our work
                                                    3U`S Gallery , Hirwaun House,               pieces are ever the same.
                                                    Aberporth, Cardigan, SA43 2EU.                                                                  is  held  in  collections
                                                    Phone 01239 814552                                                                              throughout the world.
                                                                                                                          We  run  pottery  making
              Meet the artist Kiara Dixey                                                                                 sessions for all levels. If you
                                                                                                                          have  always  wanted  to  try
              For the past seven years I have been living near Lampeter,I have                                            your hand at throwing a pot,
              painted and drawn as long as I can remember.
                                                                                                                          you will not be disappointed.
              What inspires my work? The ever-changing dance of light and                                                 If on the other hand you wish
              shadow in all forms, the colours and flowing shapes  of nature,
              dreams, faces, bodies in movement, archetypal deities.                                                      to have lessons to take you
              As a young girl in Florence I studied portraiture and life drawing                Our “Misty Blue” is a range of  to a more advanced level, we
              with Nerina  Simi.  Later  I  took  up  Italian  Maiolica  ceramic  art,          quality traditional hand made,  can take you through all the
              trained at the Scuola di Ceramica, Montelupo.                                                               stages  needed  to  become
                                                                                                food  safe  pottery  for  daily  fully skilled. See our website
                                                                                                domestic use.             for further details.
                                                       I primarily use acrylic paints on canvas or wood, but also
                                                       water  colours  and  pen  and  ink.  Much  of  my  subject
                                                       matter springs from imagination or is inspired by dreams.   Nantyfelin Pottery  We are always pleased to welcome visitors to the
                                                       I also love to paint portraits of people and animals.  Nantyfelin            studio and showroom where they can see how our
                                                       Currently I have an exhibition at the Mulbery Bush,                          ceramics are produced. We are open from Easter
                                                       Lampeter which will run until early September.  Llanfair Road
                                                                                                Lampeter                            to the end of August Wednesday - Friday 11.00am
                                                       Commissions welcome. View my work at my studio                               - 5.00pm and Saturday 11.00am - 2.00pm but if you
                                                       Denmark Farmhouse by appointment. Phone : 01570 493066  Ceredigion
                                                                                                SA48 8JZ                            are making a special journey to see us, please ring
                                                       Or contact at                                    to make sure we are open as we sometimes need
                                                                    Tel : 01570 493401
                                                             Email:  to  be  at  exhibitions  during  the  season.  We  are
                                                                                                Website:  open by appointment for the rest of the year.
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