Culture & Craft Industry in & around Mâcon
“Glass’House” art glass... The English artists also choose southern Burgundy!
After having worked glass for many years in London, Annette Meech and Christopher Williams settled in 1999 in the village of Sivignon, in southern Burgundy. Their creations are displayed in the permanent collections of several museums around the world and exported towards many countries. Original items with an amazing brightness and an unequalled purity are exposed. Visit of their workshop on request.
The "Poterie du Trait sur le Volume" in the heart of Mâcon...
The clay work is done here in the potter's wheel or by modelling. Jean-Simon Foatelli, potter craftsman from Mâcon, harnesses to perfection the techniques of ceramic making, while leaving a large part at randomly and fantasy. Some items are on display at the Tourist Information Office in Macon.
The "Luciole" puts its hand into clay
In southern Burgundy, if you want to find two pottery lovers, follow the "Luciole"!
This workshop, located about ten miles from Macon, in Pierreclos, offers both decorative items and useful items. Lucinda and Pascal Schimpf also organize pottery courses in an atmosphere as nice and friendly as professional, and take to heart to pitch to help you introduce or improve your technique in this sensual and magical art that pottery is...