Making a Living

01.03.2022, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

  • Image shows two ceramic vessels by Bisila Noha. On the right of the image is a white vessel, and on the left is a brown vessel. Red flowers are balanced on top of each vessel. The image has a white background, and the vessels are standing on a white bench.

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6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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What does it take to make a successful living in craft? How do you balance creativity and commercial demands as a professional maker?

Join ceramist and Channel 4 presenter Rich Miller (The Great Pottery Throwdown), Cockpit maker Onome Otite and artist Bisila Noha in an online conversation with Cockpit CEO Annie Warburton.

Making a Living is one of a series of talks accompanying landmark exhibition Body Vessel Clay at Two Temple Place, 29th January – 24th April 2022.

Bisila Noha is exhibiting at Body Vessel Clay and is a graduate of London Creative Network, one of Cockpit’s career-changing professional development programmes.

Rich Miller is Managing Director at Froyle Tiles and and independent ceramist. He is known to UK audiences as a presenter on The Great Pottery Throwdown.

Onome Otite is a London-based artist specialising in figurative textile collages. She has won awards including the Cockpit | Prince’s Trust Creative Careers Awards and the Evening Standard ‘Progress 1000’ Mentorship Programme.

Image: Ceramic vessels by Bisila Noha. Photo: Thomas Broadhead

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