Contemporary Ceramics- France in Singapore Festival, 2015

RESIDENCY AND EXCHANGE OF EXPERTISE

Focus Ceramic Services – JBCS welcomes French Ceramists Christine Waxweiler and Thiebaut Chague for a month long residency in JBCS. Chrsitine and Thiebaut, members of d’Ateliers d’Art de France will creat works that will be fired in the Guan Huat dragon kiln.

All are welcomed to participate in our schedule of events.

Contemporary Ceramics- France in Singapore festival, 2015

Highlights and Schedule

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< Basic Ceramic Workshops >

  1. Hand building package     ( $45 / pax )
  2. Hand building and Wheel package     ( $55/ adult,  $35/ 6-18 yo )

— Clay and dragon kiln wood firing costs are included  —

DateApril  18th, 19th

          May  2nd, 3rd

Time: 10.30am -12.30am  or  2pm – 4pm

VenueJalan Bahar Clay Studios (JBCS)

             97L Jalan Tawas, (off Jalan Bahar)

             Singapore 639824

Please book in advance at

Franceinsingapore@gmail.com

or Yang Ce at 97952657

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< Dinnerware-culinary Workshop >

The dinnerware (bowl, plates and spoon) created and fired in the dragon kiln will be used in a french buffet scheduled on 17th May.

(Limited to a maximum of 25 persons per session)

Date:  April 19th, Sunday

Session 1     Time: 10am -1pm

                      Artist: Christine Waxweiller

Session 2     Time: 2pm – 5pm

                      Artist: Steven Low Thia Kwang

VenueJBCS

Fee: $160

— Clay and dragon kiln wood firing costs are included  —

Please book in advance at

Franceinsingapore@gmail.com

or Yang Ce at 97952657

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Conference on

< Contemporary Ceramics in France by Christine Waxweiler >

Date: May 4th, Monday

Time: 11:00 am       

VenueNational Museum of Singapore  
            93 Stanford Road, 178897
            Gallery Theatre, Basement

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< Official opening of the festival and lighting of the dragon kiln >

Date: May 9th, Saturday

Time: 10.30am

VenueJalan Bahar Clay Studios (JBCS)

             97L Jalan Tawas, (off Jalan Bahar ),

             Singapore 639824

< Festivities >

               11 am:  Sounding Clay Performance   by Steven Low and Ng Yang Ce

           11.15am:   Large pot throwing demonstration   by Thiebaut Chague

     12pm – 3pm:   Interactive Ceramic Art

     10am – 5pm:   Local Craft and Food Market

       2pm – 3pm: Talk on ‘Contemporary Ceramics in France’   by Christine Waxweiler.

  3pm – 3.30pm: Tour of the Guan Huat and Thow Kwang dragon kilns

       3pm – 5pm:   Hands on Clay workshop for walk-in public

                  4pm:   Jurong Eco Garden tour

Firing continues overnight

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Date: May 10th, Sunday

VenueJalan Bahar Clay Studios (JBCS)

           97L Jalan Tawas, (off Jalan Bahar ),

           Singapore 639824

10am – 3pm: Local Craft and Food Market

11am – 3 pm: Interactive Ceramic Art with multiple bowl throwing   by Steven Low

       11.30am: Jurong Eco Garden tour

              1pm: Closing of the dragon kiln

Firing continues overnight

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< Opening of the dragon kiln >

Date: May 15th, Friday

Time: 9am    

Venue:   JBCS

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Exhibition

Date: May 16th-26th 

< Official opening of Exhibition >      

Date: May 16th, Saturday

Time: 3pm (tbc)

VenueJBCS Gallery

Please contact

Franceinsingapore@gmail.com or Yang Ce  97952657

Open House on 4 April 2015

JBCS Monthly Open House

Time: 11am – 4pm

– Meet artists as they do their artworks in their studios

– View ceramic artworks in the JBCS Gallery

– Tour Guan Huat Dragon Kiln and learn about wood firing

  

Hands-on Clay Session

Time: 2 – 4pm

Try your hands at basic clay forming techniques to create your own functional piece

This piece will be glazed and fired for you

Walk in registration

Fee: Hand Building / Adult $20, Under 12 years old $10

Wheel Throwing / Adult $30, Under 12 years old $20

 

Collect your work: Next Open House, 2nd May 2015 onwards

Please note that we would like to give newcomers a chance on the wheel. 

We will be giving newcomers first priority on the wheel.  To those who have had a chance on the wheel, you can have no more than three rounds on the wheel. 

Your understanding and cooperation is very much appreciated.

              Hands on Clay 1

 

Open House on 7 March 2015

JBCS Monthly Open House

Time: 11am – 4pm

– Meet artists as they do their artworks in their studios

– View ceramic artworks in the JBCS Gallery

– Tour Guan Huat Dragon Kiln and learn about wood firing

  

Hands-on Clay Session

Time: 2 – 4pm

Try your hands at basic clay forming techniques to create your own functional piece

This piece will be glazed and fired for you

Walk in registration

Fee: Hand Building / Adult $20, Under 12 years old $10

Wheel Throwing / Adult $30, Under 12 years old $20

 

Collect your work: Next Open House, 4th April 2015 onwards

Please note that we would like to give newcomers a chance on the wheel. 

We will be giving newcomers first priority on the wheel.  To those who have had a chance on the wheel, you can have no more than three rounds on the wheel. 

Your understanding and cooperation is very much appreciated.

              Hands on Clay 1

 

The JBCS Artist’s Gallery will also open its doors on Saturday.                                    Please drop by and enjoy over 100 works by JBCS artists.                                               This is also a wonderful opportunity to buy a wide variety of works at very reasonable prices and to meet the artists.