CAREER

2009-2018  Winchester Street Studio, Salisbury - design, production, tuition, mentoring.  Fellow, Royal Society of Arts;  Professional member, Craft Potters Association;  Studio Pottery website selected member;  ‘praktis contemporary craft co-founder and curator; Salisbury Contemporary Festival delivery group member.

1990-2009   Potter in residence, Salisbury Arts Centre: making, exhibiting and selling through national and regional venues; teaching continuing & short courses; Plain Arts Salisbury steering group chair; Yew Tree project, steering group member; one of curatorial trio planning, selecting and delivering SAC visual arts exhibition programme;  member,  Devon Guild and Hants and Berks Guild.

1994-1997  Founder member, Winchester Contemporary Art, Winchester, Hants: Gallery co-operative selecting, programming and curating exhibitions in contemporary fine and applied arts.

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS , FAIRS & OUTLETS

2018. Explore Making, H&B Guild, Stockbridge, Hants; ‘praktis (www.craftpraktis.co.uk) BRAVURA, Blue Egg Gallery, Wexford, R of Ireland.

2017 Ceramic Art London, St Martin’s School of Art; WVAT Matthew Burt, Hindon; Explore Making, The Garden Gallery, Broughton, Hants.

2016  Ceramic Art London, St. Martin's School of Art; Contemporary Ceramics Centre, Gt Russell St; Earth & Fire, Rufford Abbey; MADE London

2015  The Plant Project, Young Gallery, Salisbury; WVAT, Matthew Burt, Hindon; MADE West Dean

2014  MADE London; Ruthin Craft Centre, Denbighshire

2012  Made to Last, Salisbury International Arts Festival Exhibition, Salisbury Cathedral

2009/11/13/15  Salisbury Art Trail Open Studios, Winchester Street Studio

2011  Solo Show, Christmas Lights and Darks, Young Gallery, Salisbury.

2011 – 14  Cross Barn, Odiham, Hants & Berks Guild Exhibitions.

2009/2010  Spring into Action, Matthew Burt, Hindon. Making, Salisbury Arts Centre

2007  Member’s Showcase, Devon Guild; Venerating The Vessel, duo show with Prudence Maltby, Salisbury Arts Centre

2006  Art in Clay, Hatfield House; Yew Tree, Salisbury Arts Centre

2005  Fifty, Devon Guild, Bovey Tracey

2004  Ruthin Craft Centre, Denbighshire

2002/00/99  Art in Action, Waterperry House, Oxford

2001  Local Heroes trio show, Edwin Young Gallery, Salisbury

1999  Solo Shows: Beneath the Surface, Exeter Phoenix; Hot Pots, Salisbury Arts Centre

1998  Meet your Maker, Devon Guild;

1997  Solo Show, New Work WCA, Winchester; Iron and Clay, Salisbury Museum

1995  Space Light Tension duo show, Salisbury Arts Centre

 

COMMISSIONS & PROJECTS

2014  5x5x5= Creativity: Old Sarum Engaged Communities, working with cubs and schoolchildren exploring their local history and environment through art.

2012  When You Go Away, Edwin Young Gallery, Salisbury, Technical Facilitator to project with Wiltshire primary school children from Services families, culminating in touring exhibition.

2007  Salisbury District Hospital, New Nunton Entrance: A collaboration with ArtCare to create a sculpture for the entrance to the new hospital wing.

2006  ‘Yew Tree’: Invited, amongst 40 regional artists, to make a personal response to material from the tree felled as part of Salisbury Arts Centre’s refurbishment; Steering group member.

Face to Face: Collaboration with Salisbury Museum, to work within three local secondary schools to explore medieval and Roman pottery culminating in Museum exhibition.

2005  'Venerating the Vessel' duo show with Prudence Maltby, Salisbury Arts Centre

 

TRAINING

1977-1981  West Surrey College of Art & Design, Farnham, Surrey. BA Hons Ceramics

1981-1982  Roehampton Institute, University of London. PGCE Art

 

PUBLICATIONS

Professional profile by Professor Simon Olding, Ceramic Review and book reviews; Ceramic Review,

Yew Tree; A record of the Yew Tree Project, contributor

‘50’ Celebrating Fifty years of the Devon Guild.

Work has appeared in Homes & Gardens, BBC Homes & Antiques, Country Living and Wiltshire Society.