CV

Recent Highlights      

 

International e-residency with FAVELab Athens culminating in video and new work on show during Schmuck and Munich Jewellery Week 2022 at Bayerischer-Kunstgewerbeverein and Weltraum Galleries.

Collect 2020 at Somerset House, London

Hothouse 2020 participant – Crafts Council creative business development programme

Invited to become a member of Klimt02, the international art jewellery forum based in Barcelona

 

Education

2015 - 18 MA Ceramics, Bath Spa University - Distinction

1983 - 86 BA(hons) Ceramics, Camberwell School of Art and Crafts - 2:1

1982 - 83 Art Foundation, Middlesex Polytechnic   

 

Art Experience

2018 -      Self-employed artist and educator

2018        Organiser, MA Ceramics degree show at 44AD gallery

2015 - 16 Assistant, Acanthus Gallery, Wareham, Dorset

2008 - 16 Committee member – Secretary / Retail, Prism International Textile Group

2004 - 05 Co-ordinator, Purbeck Film Festival

2003 - 05 Administrator, Dorset Art Weeks

2003 - 05 Co-founder, Boilerhouse Gallery artists’ co-operative, Corfe Castle, Dorset

2002 - 08 Co-founder, Purbeck Art Weeks

2001 - 05 Ceramics and textiles teacher, Old Malthouse School, Dorset

1993 - 02 Office Manager for Ciantar Associates, Conservators of Works of Art on Paper

1993        Arts Programmer, The Nave Arts Centre, Uxbridge, Middx

1986        Artist in Residence, Wembley High School, Middx

 

Exhibitions 

2022

Jan-Apr     Design-Nation: Our Journey, The Hub, Sleaford

Feb-Apr    Metamorphoses, Bayerischer Kunstgewerbeverein, Munich

July           SMCK on Reel, Weltraum Gallery, Munich

July           Flotsam Malthouse Gallery, Lyme Regis [curator]

2021

May-Jul   Time-Lapse at Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro. [Joint co-ordinator]

Mar          Painful Hope Alliages at Munich Jewellery Week

Sep          Radiant Pavilion (virtual) Australia

Jun-Sep  Precious Things in Times of Uncertainty, Alliages, Lille

Jul-Sep   Making It, Devon Guild

Sep         Craft Festival, Bovey Tracey, Devon

Oct          London Craft Week (virtual)

Oct-Nov  Precious Things in Times of Uncertainty, Madrid

Nov-Dec  Elements, Malthouse Gallery, Lyme Regis [curator]

Dec-Mar   Material Matters: introducing Design-Nation Cornwall & Devon, Devon Guild [co-ordinator]

 

Past Exhibitions

2020 Actual

Dec-Feb 21  Painful Hope at Alliages, Lille

Feb              Collect 2020 at Somerset House, London

 

2020 Virtual

Cluster-Crafts London

Prism In Search of Impossibilities

Marshwood Art Awards

 

2019

Nov            Marshwood Arts Awards, Bridport

Oct-Dec     Shades of Clay at Kunsthuis Gallery, York

Oct             Fragility pt2 at RBSA, Birmingham

Sep            Cluster Jewellery at The Old Truman Brewery, London

                  Devon Open Studios, Cotleigh

                  Taster Show at Artizan Gallery, Torquay

 Jul-Sep     Jewellery // Sculpture at BACHT showroom, Vienna

Jun-Sep     Précieux !? at Alliages, Lille

May-Jun    Fragility at Hoxton Arches, London

 

Selected Exhibitions

  

Also

Bath Society of Artists, Victoria Art Gallery, Bath

RBSA, Birmingham

Black Swan Arts, Frome

44AD Gallery, Bath

Town Hall Arts, Trowbridge - First Prize winner Trowbridge Open

Whitstable Museum & Art Gallery, Kent

Poole Museum, Dorset

The Mall Galleries, London

Alpha House Gallery, Sherborne, Dorset

Russell-Cotes Museum, Bournemouth

Holburne Museum, Bath

Avalon Gallery, Marazion

Walford Mill, Wimborne, Dorset

Strangeways, Covent Garden

 

Awards 

Short listed, Chaiya Arts Award 2020

Highly Commended, Marshwood Arts Open 2019

First prize, Town Hall Arts, Trowbridge Open Competition 2017

 

Work in Collections 

Ahmansen Collection, USA

Sorensen Collection, Bath

Priest House Museum, Wimborne 

Residencies

Metamorphoses International e-residency with FAVELab, Athens. Video and new jewellery on show from 24 Feb - 4 Apr 2022 at Bayerischer Kunstgewerbeverein Galerie for Schmuck and Munich Jewellery Week

 

Talks

Beachcombing with rue Pigalle, Devon 2021

Agile Structures conference, Cornwall 2020

Artist Talks, Town Hall Arts, Trowbridge 2018

 

Publications

Cluster Crafts. (2021) Sky Surface Soil. London: Cluster Crafts

Ludvig Rage. (2020) Alba Longa. Amsterdam: Ludvig Rage Club.

Cluster Jewellery Journal feature on Alison Brown (2020)

Hale, J. ed. (2011) 500 Felt Objects. New York: Lark Crafts.

Salamony, S. & Brown, GM. (2010) 1000 Artisan Textiles. Beverley, MA: Quarry Books.

 

Membership