The Art Gallery in Ahmedabad for Artists and Art Lovers

Artist      

Home
About Us
Artists
Events /
Exhibitions
Portfolio
New Arrivals
Residency
Program
Contact Us
Artists >> Golden Bridge Pottery, India.
Golden Bridge Pottery, Pondicherry was an early center for studio pottery in India. Established in 1971 by Ray Meeker and Deborah Smith, both highly trained potters with an interest in eastern philosophy, it began teaching programmes in 1975, the same year that firing began as a regular activity. It had its first show in 1976. Until 1983 students came in as apprentices, but after 1983 teaching was separated from pottery production. Deborah Smith looks after the production line work at Golden Bridge since 1985 when Ray Meeker began a 13-year project to develop a fire-stabilized mud building. In 1996, with the fired housing project largely finished, Meeker returned to working with clay for exhibitions. Since 1997 Golden Bridge has also been hosting workshops with pottery artists/educators from abroad, including Susan Peterson, Jane Perryman, Jim Danish, Mike Dodd, Sandy Brown and Betty Woodman.

The Golden Bridge Pottery was the first workshop to make glazed stoneware pottery by hand in South India and their work has become the standard for small-scale handmade production pottery in India. There are now more than fifteen potteries in the Pondicherry area, making everything from Raku to porcelain, in one-person studios or small-scale units employing up to forty people, makers ranging from educated Indians and Westerners to unschooled villagers with absolutely no prior experience with clay. Golden Bridge has been teaching for more than three decades and studio potters from all over India come to learn with them. It is one of the most dynamic centers for learning studio pottery.
Lemongrasshopper Art Gallery >> Artists
Abhay Pandit Abhijit Paul Abir Patwardhan
Adil Writer Ajay Lakhera Akbar Padamsee
Alok Bal Amit Ambalal Amitava Das
Amrita Dhawan Anandajit Ray Andretta Pottery
Antra Sinha Anupam Sud Arunanshu Chowdhury
Arunkumar H.G. Ashish Ghosh Ashutosh Bhardwaj
Ashwini Bhat Atul Dodiya B.R. Pandit and Family
B.V. Suresh Baiju Parthan Bhanu Shah
Bharat Patani Bharti Kapadia Bhupen Khakhar
Bose Krishnamachari Chintan Upadhyay Darshan Soni
Debraj Goswami Devi Prasad Dhun Karkaria
Esther David Gargi Raina Ghulam Mohammed Sheikh
Golden Bridge Pottery Haku Shah Hanuman Kambli
Hindol Brahmabhatt Indrapramit Roy Ira Chowdhury
Ishwar Sagara Jatin Bhatt Jeram Patel
Jogen Chowdhury Jyoti Bhatt Jyotsna Bhatt
K.G. Subramanyan K.P. Reji Kalindi Jena
Karishma D'souza Kavita Shah Kavita & Titas Ganguly
Khanjan Dalal Kim Kyoungae Kim Seola
Kodanda Rao Kristine Michael Lavanya Mani
Laxma Goud Lee Hayan M.F. Hussain
Madhvi Parekh Mahula Ghosh Malavika Rajnarayan
Mandala Pottery Maneesha Doshi Manish Modi
Manisha Bhattacharya Manisha Parekh Manisha Gera Baswani
Mansimran Singh Manu Parekh Michel Hutin
Minal Damani Mithu Sen Nabibaksh Mansoori
Nagji Patel Naina dalal Natraj Sharma
Navjot , Neha Lavingiya Nikhil Chopra
Nilesh Suthar Nirakar Machhoya Nirmala Patwardhan
Niyati Chadha P.D. Dhumal Piraji Sagara
Primula Pandit Radhika Hamlai Rahul Gajjar
Rajesh Sagara Ray Meeker Rekha Rodwittiya
Rini Dhumal Sachin Karne Sajal Sarkar
Santana Gohain Sardar Gurucharan Singh Sarika Mehta
Satyanand Mohan Shampa Shah Shefali Nayan
Shibu Natesan Shrilekha Sikander Shukla Sawant
Sojwal Samant Somnath Hore Sonatina Mendes
Soni Dave Subba Ghosh Sudarshan Shetty
Sunil Darji Surendran Nair Tanmoy Samanta
Theodore Mesquita Trupti Patel V. Ramesh
Valsan Koorma Kolleri Vasudevan Akkitham Vasudha Thozhur
Veer Munshi Verodina D'Souza Vijay Bagodi
Vineet Kaker Vinod Daroz Vinod Shah
Vrindavan Solanki Vyom Mehta Walter D'Souza
Yogesh Rawal    
  Artist: