Author: Dylan

Kinetic Clay. Dylan Bowen. Contemporary Ceramics Centre. London.

Posted on 13 May 2024

Exhibition runs from the 29th of May to the 22nd of June 2024. Preview on the 29th. 6-8pm.

Work will be available online at from the 30th of May.


2024. What is going on?

Posted on 26 February 2024

I have put a list of some upcoming events and courses that are happening in 2024, hopefully with working links. We are hoping to do a course in Oxford around the end of July but need to confirm this.

Kinetic Clay. New Slipware by Dylan Bowen. 29 May to the 22nd of June at The Contemporary Ceramics Centre, 63 Great Russell St London. Preview Wednesday 29th of May 6 – 8 pm.

Colour and Movement. 9th of February to the 19th of May 2024. I have some work in this group show at The Leach Pottery, St Ives.

Potters Open Day. 24th March. Trestle Arts Base, St Albans. Open day organised by The Dacorum and Chiltern Potters Guild. Talks and demos by Clare Twomey MBE, Imogen Taylor Noble and myself. Lots of other things going on. Tickets from: should be good. day out but I think tickets are running low.

Ceramic Art London. 19th 20th & 21st of April Kensington Olympia West, London. WestDean “The biggest ceramic art fair in Europe is back with a new look and venue that marks a new era for ceramic art.” New venue, more artists. Tickets from: I think Friday/Saturday tickets go pretty fast.

Artweeks Oxfordshire. 4,5,6th &. 10,11,12 of May. Open Studio. Here in Tackley. Come and say hello.

West Dean. 22nd – 26th of September. I am running a course at West Dean College of Arts, 4 days making and decorating. This is a great place to stay. Details at:

Coombe Farm Studios 10 – 15th of November. I will be down at the fabulous Coombe Farm Studios in South Devon for a 5 day course, making and decorating with clay and slip. Details at

Plates (archive)

Posted on 29 September 2023
Plate. 2007. 45cm.

Slipware: Sources of Inspiration

Posted on 31 March 2023

Dylan Bowen and Elizabeth Newbery

April 15th – May 13th 2023. Private View Friday 14th April. 6-8pm.

Open Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:30 – 5:30pm Saturdays 1pm – 5pm. Other days by appointment. contact: or phone 01235 543039.

Sewell Centre Gallery, Radley College, Abingdon, OX14 2HR

Please go to Reception on arrival.

The Potters Cast

Posted on 18 February 2023

Listen to an episode of the Potters Cast with Paul Blais that I did a few weeks back.

Thanks Paul for trying to make sense of my rambling.

I will put a link to the episode below or head to your usual Podcast provider

Link to episode: thepotterscast

Skulls (archive)

Posted on 14 June 2022

New work at The Stratford Gallery

Posted on 19 May 2022

The Stratford Gallery, 62 High Street, Broadway, Worcester, WR12 7DT

New work at The Stratford Gallery

Posted on 15 May 2022

2023. Whats going on??

Posted on 5 May 2022

Sources of Inspiration Exhibition with Elizabeth Newbery. April 15 – May 13th. Radley College, Abingdon, OX14 2HR

Oxfordshire Artweeks Open Studio 2023. May 13th- 15th and May 19th – 21st. 11-5 Daily. 12 The Green,Tackley, Oxfordshire, OX5 3AF

4 day Course West Dean. September 17- 21nd. 2023

19-25th  November. Coombe Farm Studios 2023

image: James Hazelwood

Ceramic Review Masterclass

Posted on 17 February 2022

Images by Layton Thompson. Slip decorating.