Biography

Education
1970-71 Cardiff University, Post Graduate Certificate of Education
1965-69 Hornsey College of Art, London. B.A. Ceramics

Awards

2017 Craft Potters Charitable Trust grant to support touring exhibition ‘Containing TIme’
2008 Craft Potters Charitable Trust grant to continue research on Indian potters
2005 World Ceramics Biennale Korea, Diploma of Honour
2003 Commissions East grant for participation at NCECA conference San Diego 2003 and travel to research Native American Indian Pottery in New Mexico
2002 Craft Potters Charitable Trust grant for a gas kiln
1996 Eastern Arts Travelling Grant to India
1991 Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award, New Zealand – Merit
1980 British Council Scholarship to Keramisch Werkcentrum, Holland

Solo Exhibitions
2016 ‘Containing Time’ Korsbarsgarden Gotland Sweden
2015 ‘Containing Time’ New works at Vessels in the Loft, Fort Point, Boston MA USA.
2013 ‘A Journey from East to West’ Alison Richard Building, Cambridge University
2012 ‘Ancient Traditions Contemporary Practise’ Aberystwyth Art Centre
2009 Blas & Knada Stockholm
2004 Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool
2004 Byard Art, Cambridge
2003 Contemporary Ceramics, London
2000 Hart Gallery, London
1998 Contemporary Ceramics, London
1997 Kunstforum Kirchberg, Switzerland
1995 Christies Contemporary Art, Cambridge Pyramid Gallery, York
1994 Harlequin Gallery, London
1993 Contemporary Ceramics, London
1992 Bettles Gallery, Hampshire Porticus Gallery
1990 Peter Dingley Aberystwyth Ceramic Series
1987 Leeds City Craft Gallery

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 ‘Modern Masters’ International Trade Fair Munich
2014 Members’ Exhibition International Acadamy of Ceramics Dublin
2014 Open to Art – Officine Saffi International Competition Milan Italy
2013 ‘Objectify’ – Contemporary Ceramics, London
2012 Bluecoat Display Centre Liverpool
2012 Lerverk Gallery, Goteborg Sweden
2011 Stadsmuseum, Oldenburg, Germany
The Craft Centre and Design Gallery Leeds
Vessels Gallery, 71 Thayer Street, Boston, MA 02118 USA
The Stour Gallery Shipston on Stour
2010 Guest of Honour at Terres d’Empreintes, Ceramique Internationale Contemporaire at the Sel in Sevres, Paris. Organised by ArtCeram.
2009 Gallery for Applied Arts, Munich
2009 Angela Mellor Gallery, Ely
2008 Kunstforum Solothurn, Switzerland
2008 ‘Collect’ V&A Museum London
2007 ‘Collect’ V&A Museum London
2007 The Stour Gallery Summer Exhibition
2007 Alpha House Gallery
2007 Aberystwyth Art Centre
2006 Keramiekcentrum Tiendschuur Tegelen, the Ceramic Museum in Holland
2006 ‘Meniscus’ – a collaborative exhibition with Graham Murrell at Ronald Pile Gallery, Ely
2005 ‘Naked Clay’ Rufford Craft Centre, Rufford
2005 3rd World Ceramic Biennale Korea.
2005 Carlin Gallery, Paris
2004 Loes & Reiner, Deventer, Netherlands
2002 The Carlin Gallery, Paris
2002 Peters Barn
2001 Kunstforum Kirchberg, Switzerland
2001 Rope Store Gallery, Stroud
2001 USA Touring exhibition – Baltimore Clayworks and The Clay Studio, Philadelphia
2000 New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham
1999 ‘Burnt Earth’ Contemporary Ceramics, London
1999 ‘Pot Smokers’ Collection Gallery, Ledbury
1999 Galerie Helga Malten, Dortmund, Germany
1998 ‘Cool Clay’ Rufford Craft Center Global Ceramics, Babel Amsterdam, Holland
1997 Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award Exhibition, New Zealand
1996 ‘Mixed British Ceramics’ Galerie Hilde Holstein, Bremen, Germany
1996 Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award, New Zealand Kettles Yard, Cambridge
1995 Charlotte Finkenstein, Hamburg
1995 ‘Cultural Connections’, Market Cross, Bury St. Edmunds
1995 Textiles and Ceramics, Rufford Craft Center
1995 Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award, New Zealand
1995 ‘Britain in Greece’, Athens
1995 ‘Smoke Fired Pottery’ touring exhibition by Southern Arts
1994 Jewell and Roberts, Holmfirth
1994 On Line Gallery, Southampton
1994 Yorkshire Sculpture Park
1994 Bonhams, Masters of the 20th Century Contemporary Ceramics
1994 Studio Ceramics at the V&A
1993 ‘Attenuation’, a touring exhibition of Contemporary British Craft
1993 Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award Exhibition, New Zealand
1993 ‘Handbuilt Ceramics’, Rufford Craft Centre’
1992 Contemporary Ceramics from Great Britain, Galerij Desko, Kortemark, Belgium
1992 Chelsea Crafts Fair
1991 Oxford Gallery
1991 Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, exchange with Cologne Lausanne, Switzerland
1991 ‘Keramik im Pulvertum’, Oldenburg, Germany

Critical Reviews
2013 Ceramic Review no. 264
2012 Ceramic Review no. 258
2010 Ceramic Review no. 245
2009 Ceramic Review no. 237
2007 Ceramic Review no. 232
2006 Ceramic Review no. 220
2000 Ceramic Review no. 186
1999 Ceramic Review no. 176
1997 Ceramic Review no. 168
1995 Ceramic Review no. 154

Selling Galleries
Contemporary Ceramics, London
Bluecoat Design Centre, Liverpool
Contemporary Ceramics, London
Primavera, Cambridge
Stour Gallery, Shipston on Stour
St. Ives Ceramics
Vessels Gallery Boston MA

Collections
Goteborg City Art Collection Sweden
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Handelsbanken Konstförenin Stockholm
Icheon World Ceramic Centre, Korea
Stadsmuseum, Oldenburg, Germany
Aberdeen Museum
Bolton Museum
Currier Museum New Hampshire USA
British Airways Executive Collection, Gatwick Airport
Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Henry Rothschild
And many private collections in England and abroad

Selected Memberships
Member of International Academy of Ceramics
Craft Potters Association – Fellow
Crafts Council Photostore of Selected Makers

Selected Lectures and Workshops
2016 Workshop Korsbarsgarden Gotland Sweden
2015 Workshop and lecture Office for the Arts Harvard MA USA
Workshop and lecture Currier Museum Manchester NH USA
Lecture Mudflat Boston MA USA
2013 Lectures and workshop Sanskriti Museum Delhi
2013 Lecture Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya Museum Mumbai
2013 Lecture Ceramic Art London
2013 Lecture Aberystwyth International Ceramics Festival
2012 Leverk Gallery Goteborg Sweden
2011 Ceramic Festival Oldenburg Germany
2010 Lecture The Sel, Sevres Paris
2009 Lectures Blas & Knada Stockholm
2009 Lecture Ceramic Art London
2008 Lecture Manchester Institute of Art, Manchester NH, USA
2008 Lecture & Demonstration Old Church Ceramic Centre, NJ, USA
2007 Aberystwyth International Ceramics Festival – lecture ‘The Ayanaar
Horse and Votive Sculpture of India’
2007 Symposium Scottish Potters Association – demonstrations & lectures
2006 ‘Burnished & Bright’ – a one day symposium at Chesterfield Library, Derbyshire
2005 Lecture – Konstfack Art School, Stockholm, Sweden
2005 Workshop – Gotland, Sweden
2004 Lecture – Bluecoat Art Centre, Liverpool
2004 Lecture – National Centre for Performing Arts, Mumbai (Bombay) India
2004 Workshop – Civic Arts Centre, Walnut Creek, California USA
2004 Workshop – Brookfield Craft Centre, Connecticut USA
2004 Lecture Byard Art, 4 St Mary’s Passage, Cambridge
2003 Presentation at NCECA conference, San Diego USA
2003 Workshop – Civic Arts Education, Walnut Creek California
2003 Presentation at Aberystwyth International Potters’ Conference
2002 Lecture – Ceramic Program of the Office for the Arts, Harvard
University, Cambridge, Mass USA
2002 Workshop – Ballenburg Centre de Cours, Switzerland
2001 Workshop – Ballenburg Centre de Cours, Switzerland
2001 Workshop – Brasschaat, Belgium
2001 Lecture – Rope Store Gallery, Stroud
2001 Symposium – ‘Secrets of Fire’ Ballenburg Centre de Cours, Switzerland
2000 Crafts Council, London, Lecture
2000 Kettles Yard, Cambridge, Lecture
2000 Wysing Arts, Cambridge, Lecture
2000 Glas & Keramikskolen, Bornholm, Denmark, Lecture & Workshop
2000 CPA Earth & Fire at Rufford, Demonstration
1999 New England, US, Lecture and Workshop Tour (New York, Boston, Cape Cod New Hampshire
1999 Ballenburg Centre de Cours, Switzerland
1999 Bombay & Pondicherry, India, Lectures and Workshop
1998 Brasschaat, Belgium
1997 Guarda, Switzerland, Workshop
1996 Bombay & Delhi, India, Lectures
1996 Tuscany, Italy, Workshop
1995 Midland Potters, Lecture & Demonstration
1995 London Potters, Lecture
1995 East Anglian Potters, Lecture & Demonstration
1995 Southern Ceramic Group, Lecture & Demonstration
1995 CPA General Meeting, Lecture
1995 ‘Clay Live’ Lecture & Demonstration
1995 Havant Museum, Lecture & Demonstration