Sheffield Botanical Gardens : Art in the Gardens with ceramic art
September 06, 2014 to September 07, 2014
Staithes Festival : Art Festival - Ailsa Nicholson ceramic art
September 13, 2014 to September 14, 2014
My current work includes one off wheel thrown abstract sculpture, handbuilt smoke fired sculptures and decorative wheel thrown vessels.
The price of my work is variable, from the smoke Fired Sculptures, Cut Vessels and Lava Bowls being from around GB£50 to GB£100 to major sculptural pieces which are from about GB£600 to over GB£1000 depending on the individual sculpture.
Work generally available from:
The Turnstone Gallery, Sandsend, Nr. Whitby, N.Yorks
Bils and Rye, Nunnington, York
Arts Bank, Saltburn-by-the-sea, (www.artsbank.co.uk)
The Geall Gallery, Grosmont, Whitby
Wave Gallery, Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby
The Coast Gallery, Cloughton, Scarborough
The Look Gallery, Helmsley, York
The one off abstract sculptures are wheel thrown, sliced into sections
and reassembled, other works are either wheel thrown or handbuilt.
All pieces are bisque fired to 1000 deg.C in an electric kiln and glazed with lead based 1060 deg.C glazes. 850 deg.C lithium and lead based glazes are also used and subsequently smoke fired in bracken and straw parcels.
1965 - Born Hampton, Middlesex
1983 - 1992 - Lived, worked and travelled abroad
1993 - 1995 - Open University Psychology degree (p/t whilst working as a counsellor)
1994 - 1996 - Attended Pottery evening classes
1996 - 1999 - - B.A. (Hons) Ceramics - First Class Hons - University of Wales Institute Cardiff
1999 - Set up Studio in Whitby North Yorkshire
Selected Group Shows
2007 - Art in Clay, Hatfield House
2007 - Spring Show, Chapel Gallery, Riseley, Bedford
2006 - Brighton Art Fair, Brighton
2006 - Art in Clay - Hatfield House, Hatfield
2005 - Yorkshire Coast Open Studios
2001 - Artlegacy Gallery, Odiham, Hants
1999 - Art in Clay - Hatfield House, Hatfield
1999 - Cardiff University, Howard Gardens, Cardiff
1998 - Sacred and Profane Exhibition, Cardiff City Museum