• WENDY GERS (PhD)

    Award-winning International Curator, Activist Scholar & Coach

    Award-winning curator & scholar, Wendy is specialised in ceramics. She has curated major exhibitions on 3 continents including Biennales in China & Taiwan. Her curatorial leadership was celebrated by the City Press’s inclusion of Gers in its list of 100 ‘World-Class South Africans’ (2014).

     

    Wendy is a Visiting Professor at the University of Sunderland, and has authored numerous catalogues, book chapters & scholarly articles, including the landmark monograph on Southern African Potteries, Scorched Earth (2016, Jacana Media, 395 pages). She has delivered over 60 public lectures in more than 20 countries & taught internationally.

     

    Wendy is an elected Council Member of the UNESCO Affiliate, International Academy of Ceramics (Switzerland), a member of the Board of Directors of Studio Potter (USA) & a member of the NCECA Green Task Force (USA).

  • Ceramics Coach

    Brief History & Mission

    • After 25 years in the field of international curating & academia, this is my way of giving back to my tribe of clay-loving artists.
    • It's my chance to share the wisdom & support I have received from artists, curators, academics & gallerists who have nurtured me along this incredible life journey across 4 continents, from my homeland, South Africa.
    • I am immensely grateful to have lived & worked in Europe (Spain, France, the UK & Belgium), Asia (China, Taiwan, India), Australia, Africa & the Middle East.

     

    • Ceramics Coach is a platform for excellence & innovation in contemporary art. 
    • Our guiding values are solidarity & well-being.
    • Our transformational programs are spaces of intense creativity & professional advancement.
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