The Grit & The Glamour is the debut exhibition from Bard, celebrating Scottish Craft & Craft in Scotland. I have created a collection of encaustic Tile|Trivets in colours inspired by the coastline of the Isle of Skye. Highly decorative and eminently durable, these small works can adorn a wall, act as a plinth for a […]
For Collect 2023 with Cavaliero Finn I will be exhibiting a trio of vase forms from my Imbrication series. The work follows the evolution of a collection of decorative motifs drawn from the pages of The Grammar of Ornament. They chart a course through Classical Greek architecture, high Victorian decorative art, and 21st-century generative digital […]
I will be presenting two new bodies of work at Formed with Future Heritage, a showcase of established and emerging makers curated by influential design journalist and curator Corinne Julius at Design Centre Chelsea Harbour, 10th to the 14th October 2022. Byzantine is an installation of studio ceramics and wall tiles inspired by the Byzantine pages of […]
I will be exhibiting a new collection of work with Cavaliero Finn at Collect 2020 – Somerset House – 27th February to the 1st March 2020. Inspired by the Byzantine pages of The Grammar of Ornament by Owen Jones, this new group of pieces reflects on the source material depicted in the colourful chromolithographic pages […]
I am pleased to be presenting work in Alter at Fitzrovia Chapel, the latest exhibition from Cavaliero Finn. “Alter will be an examination of the transformative qualities of clay and the belief in the transformative power of material thinking through innovation and experimentation “ Featuring the work of ceramic artists; Matthew Chambers, Ashraf Hanna, Akiko […]
I will be exhibiting a collection of drawings and ceramic samples from Patterns of Flora | Mapping Seven Raasay Habitats in the forthcoming Fife Contemporary exhibition Lines from Scotland. Curated by Amanda Game, the exhibition explores some of the many, varied ways that Scottish artists work/have worked with drawing and physical acts of mark-making as a […]
A presentation of new ceramic new for Objet d’Emotion at PAD London – 30th September to 6th October. Working closely with Objet d”Emotion founder Valery Demure I have developed a new collection of works inspired by Chevron, Stripe and Asanoha motifs. The work is currently available exclusively through Objet d’Emotion. For further details contact firstname.lastname@example.org […]
I am delighted to be invited by curator Stacey Hunter to contribute to The First Minister’s Local Heroes Collection – a presentation of work by ten Scottish designers presented in The First Ministers Office at The Scottish Parliament. “The invitation to place a selection of Scotland’s most interesting, innovative and well-crafted design into not only […]
Design Exhibition Scotland | Lyon & Turnbull 28th June – 2nd July 2019 I am thrilled to present a section of ‘The Tiled Corridor’ at Design Exhibition Scotland 2019, curated by Susanna Beaumont. “Design Exhibition Scotland celebrates exceptional objects for the everyday. A pioneering […]
Influences Of The East – The Bowes Museum June 22nd – September 15th 2019 ‘Influences Of The East’ brings together new and existing studio work with historic pieces from the oriental ceramic collection of The Bowes Museum, curated by Howard Coutts For the exhibition I have created a new group of works that respond to examples of Clobber Ware. […]
I am delighted to be presenting a new collection of pieces from the Grammar of Ornament – India series at Collect 2019 with Cavalliero Finn. Collect 2019 runs from February 28th to March 3rd at The Saatchi Gallery. For details on available work please contact www.cavalierofinn.com To purchase tickets for Collect visit www.craftscouncil.co.uk Photography […]
Home Faber – Best of Europe 13th September – 30th September 2018 I will be exhibiting Gathering Places | Grammar of Ornament – India ii at Homo Faber – Best of Europe in the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, 13th September – 30th September 2018. “Homo Faber is an inspiring exhibition of European craftsmanship, an international cultural event […]
New to the National Collections – National Museum of Scotland 17th August 2018 – 24th February 2019 Gathering Places | Grammar of Ornament – India iii will go on display in the New to the National Collections exhibition at The National Museum of Scotland from the 17th August 2018 – 24th February 2019. See the work […]
I am delighted to be presenting a new collection of work at Collect 2018 with Scotland: Craft & Design at The Saatchi Gallery from Thursday 22nd – to Sunday 25th February 2018. Scotland: Craft & Design at Collect 2018 presents a showcase of exquisitely crafted statement pieces from 17 technically accomplished makers from across Scotland. I will be exhibiting a […]
A Fine Line showcases works by four contemporary artists based in Scotland – Lizzie Farey, Angie Lewin, Frances Priest and Bronwen Sleigh. Working with a variety of media, but united by detailed observation and strong draughtsmanship, this group of artists experiment with linear mark-making and drawing in its widest sense. An essay to accompany […]
I will be presenting a new collection of pieces from the Gathering Places series with Tansey Contemporary at SOFA Expo 2015, 5th – 8th November, Navy Pier Chicago.
Tansey Contemporary have presented my work in SOFA Chicago 2013 & 2014. Follow this link for further information about the gallery and the work they currently hold for sale.
Architekten has been shortlisted for the 2014 Wesley Barrell Craft Award. Follow this link for more information on the award and this years short list.
Ein Tag am Strand Galerie Handwerk 22nd June – 23rd July A celebration of summers at the beach featuring work by: Helen Beard, David Bielander, Marian Bijlenga, Helen Britton, Annemie De Corte, Katrin Eisenblatter & Astrid Triska, Hans Fisher, Neville French, Anne-Marie Gaspar, Sebastian Andreas Heger, Emmanuel Heringer, Mirjam Hiller, Charlotte Houman, Francoise Joris, Kilary […]
A Craftscotland project in partnership with the National Museums of Scotland, curated by Rose Watban. Meet Your Maker at NMS was an exhibition, event and workshop programme featuring work by 9 makers from across Scotland. For the exhibition I produced an expanded version of Gifts & Occupations, a piece of work first presented in the […]
Solo exhibition for the Scottish Gallery in May 2009. An essay by Ellie Herring commissioned to accompany the exhibition can be downloaded from the Essay page. Photography: Shannon Tofts
These boxes were first made for a group exhibition called International Boxes at the Scottish Gallery in January 2008. I continue to make new variations on the form, experimenting with glaze colour and pattern. The compositions envelop the boxes allowing them to act as deep containers or shallow trays. The origin of the forms are […]
Drawings produced during the Regents International School residency 05/06. Exhibited as part of The Drawing Room exhibition at the National Galleries of Scotland showcasing work from the Drawing Room project.
A focus exhibition for Contemporary Applied Arts held in June 2008. Work is related to the solo exhibition Surface & Shape Photography: Shannon Tofts
A solo exhibition for The Scottish Gallery held in August 2005 as part of the Edinburgh Art Festival program. An essay by Stuart Bennett commissioned to accompany the exhibition can be downloaded from the Essay page. A catalogue from the exhibition can be purchased through the Shop Photography: Shannon Tofts
Solo exhibition for The Scottish Gallery in May 2003. An essay by Amanda Game to accompany the exhibition can be downloaded from the Essay page. A set of 8 screen prints which formed part of the exhibition can be seen on the page Lines in a Square Photography: Shannon Tofts
From 2000 – 2002 I worked predominantly with Bone china paper clay on a series of objects that focused on the notion of drawing in three dimensions, using the material to define positive and negative spaces. These objects evolved to include drawn marks on the surface of the bone china and led directly into work […]