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ceramic

1. a hard brittle material made by firing clay and similar substances
2. an object made from such a material
3. of, relating to, or made from a ceramic
4. of or relating to ceramics

Ceramic

Burnt clayware, consisting of a mixture of sand and clay, shaped, dried and finally fired in a kiln. Main types include terra-cotta, used mainly for unglazed air bricks, chimney pots and floor tiles; fire clay, used for flue linings since it has a fire resistance; vitreous china, used for plumbing fixtures and sanitary appliances.

ceramic

[sə′ram·ik]
(materials)
Inorganic, nonmetallic materials processed or used at high temperature, generally including oxides, nitrides, borides, carbides, silicides, and sulfides. Intermetallic compounds such as aluminides and beryllides are also considered ceramics, as are phosphides, antimonides, and arsenides.
Consisting of such a product.

ceramic

Any of a class of products, made of clay or a similar material, which are subjected to a high temperature during manufacture or use, as porcelain, stoneware, or terra-cotta; typically a ceramic is a metallic oxide, boride, carbide, or nitride, or a mixture or compound of such materials; hard, brittle, and an electrical insulator.
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Other ceramicists taking part are Andrew Adair at studio 70 in Dumfries, Ruth Elizabeth Jones at studio 84 in Moniaive and Hannah Spicer at studio 42 in Crossmichael.
Julie Milne, chief curator of art galleries at Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, said: "This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented ceramicist. Henry Rothschild was passionate in supporting emerging talent.
The styles and contributions to the field by such major ceramicists as Bernard Leach, Ruth Duckworth, Maria Martinez, Hamada, and Noguchi, among many others, are discussed in depth.
Ceramicists Christine Constant and Julia Roxburgh provided beautiful and distinctive pieces for the 2008 and 2009 winners respectively, glass artist and print-maker Bridget Jones made a print for the 2010 winners and Durham print-maker Anja Percival did the honours for the 2011 winners who were honoured at last year's awards ceremony at the Gala Theatre in Durham.
And the development of 3D work has also attracted some fine ceramicists and sculptors from around Wales, who are displaying quirky jewellery and handsome garden slate pieces.
Craft Fair in Manchester Adam Frew, Stephen Farnan and Derek will of ceramicists, Wilson, a new generation jeweller Rachel McKnight exhibit alongside to highlight and glass artist Pia Raeymaekers changes in the craft industry here.
For the last three years the Yufuku Gallery has brought examples of contemporary Japanese ceramicists to COLLECT, the London-based event for contemporary craft.
The Henry Rothschild study centre features a collection of 20th-Century ceramics, by national and international ceramicists since the 1950s, amassed by Henry Rothschild (1913-2009), founder of the shop Primavera.
THE owner of a new art gallery is appealing for local artists, jewellery makers, ceramicists and a roast chestnut man to take part in the Coventry Creative Arts festival.
Color photos show a superb collection of works by ceramicists from throughout North America.
To a Western observer, for example, the coiling, serpentine forms in Untitled (Red Landscape) |all works 1993~ and several other paintings might seem to resemble intestines, but they may also be related to the stylized cloud-shapes that Turkish ceramicists borrowed from China via Persia.