British Modern Art & Ceramics Gallery specialising in Unique Potteries Art & Gifts
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About Us

We are an established art gallery which sells Modern British 20th Century and Contemporary Art specialising in artists from North Staffordshire, and the Northern Art scene.

We are locatBarewall Art Gallery based in Burslem Town Centreed in Burslem, the Mothertown of The Potteries which is one of the old six towns which make-up the city of Stoke on Trent.

We specialise in art and ceramics including studio ceramics by artists from the Midlands and the North with one of the most extensive collections of art from Stoke on Trent in the UK.

Our 20th Century art collections includes artists Arthur Berry, Enos Lovatt, Muriel Pemberton, Jack Simcock, John Shelton, Norman Cope, Derek Higginson and William Bowyer. All have connections to The Burslem School of Art which was the creative training ground for the art departments of the giants in pottery manufacture throughout the 20th century, including Royal Doulton, Wedgwood, Spode, and Moorcroft.

We also have artwork by 

We also represent artists who are producing work now including Ivan Taylor, Geoffrey Wynne RI, Mark Elsmore, Rob Pointon and Paine Proffitt all prestigious prize winning artists originally from the North Staffordshire area with international art followings.

More recently younger established artists living in the Staffordshire area who are carving out their own following including Rosie Threadgold and Ian Mood.

To complement the artwork we additionally represent many ceramicists both studio potters and free hand artists producing unique one off art pottery.

Our sculpture offering includes modeller Tim Perks whose modern contemporary ceramic figurative sculptures suspended on hand finished oak plinths are both simple, balanced and beautiful.

Of course many of the items are one offs and we are lucky be able to work with the artists and their estates to ensure we have a varied and keen selection of the best quality throughout the year.

We can also arrange commissions on request please check our services page for more information.

We also have a top selection of signed limited edition prints, glassware, small ceramics and cards in our Gift of Art shop in where we select a collection which are under £50.

Our Proud of Collection is a local favourite which 'tips it's hat' to North Staffordshire; the Potteries, the rural Staffordshire Moorlands to the North, and the Peak District. It aims to provide a collection of which the locals can be proud of, shown by wonderful works of art which portray this part of the world as a wonderful place to visit and enjoy.

The Team at Barewall

We have a number of people that work with the gallery making it a unique place to visit including Amanda, Paula, Leone, Lyn and Malcolm. We also have the pleasure to work with some very special volunteers and supporters who have helped to make the openings of our events and exhibitions a warm and inviting affair. Please be assured of a friendly visit.