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Call of The Clay - Peter Gibbs

Monday 4th December 2023-Saturday 13th January 2024

"My work is all wheel-thrown. I try to let the marks of the making process stay evident on my pots. I’m working to develop glazes that enhance the character of the clay, pooling and flowing in the natural depressions and ridges on the surface of the finished work.​"

​Peter was a professional potter in Nelson between 1975 and 1993. As a parallel career, developed an interest in writing during the 1980s, contributing to many pottery and craft magazines around the world.

During the early 1990s he became editor of the quarterly magazine Craft NZ, selling the rural Omaio Pottery. In 1994, He joined the Nelson Mail newspaper as a sub-editor, continuing in that career until retirement in 2015.

In late 2022, some chance conversations and encouragement from friends led to the establishment of a small pottery in the Nelson suburb of The

You are warmly invited to an opening celebration
5.30pm Monday, 4 December

Artist Talk: Friday 8th 5.30pm

Family Friendly Free


December 4–9, 11–16, 18–23, 25–30, 2023
January 1–6, 8–13


Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm, Sat 10am - 2pm.


Nelson & suburbs


Refinery ArtSpace
114 Hardy St, Central City, Nelson

Tickets, Bookings and Entry


Ph. 027 326 9166

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