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Studio: Tim Andrews Gallery, Greenway, Woodbury, Exeter, Devon, UK, EX5 1LW. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 (0)1395 233475
Fax: +44 (0)1395 233475
Email:
Web-site: www.timandrewsceramics.co.uk
Availability: Availability: During exhibitions the gallery is open Tues - Sun 10.00am - 5.00pm. At other times the gallery is open by appointment only, please ring ahead if you are planning a trip.

Directions: Woodbury is 6 miles West of Exeter, towards Budleigh Salterton ( A376 then B3179). In centre of village coming from Exeter on B3179 turn left at crossroads and pottery is located next to the Maltsters Arms Pub and 50m along on right. There is plenty of free car parking in village.


Last Updated: 2014-04-15

Current Work

Current Work

Tim Andrews is a ceramic artist with an International reputation. He makes distinctive individual raku and porcelain work (from £100 to £5000). The pieces are often burnished black and white with linear decoration or muted coloured slips. Recent pieces combine raku, stoneware and porcelain elements.

His pieces have been acquired for both public and private collections and are exhibited widely across the UK and abroad, most recently in Australia and Japan.

He is a Fellow of the C.P.A and a full member of the Devon Guild of Craftsmen (Chairman of the selection Committee 1996-98) and Honourary President of the West Country Potters Association. He also writes occasionally for Ceramic Art and Perception and Ceramic Review and regularly curates exhibitions.

Work generally available from:
Stour Gallery, Shipton on Stour Warwickshire
Contemporary Ceramics, Great Russell Street, London
Porthminster Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall.
Tim Andrews Gallery, Woodbury Exeter, Devon, UK

Other Information:
Available for lectures and workshops.

Current / Future Events

Current / Future Events

Courses Available

Courses Available

Raku making decorating and firing techniques - Tim Andrews at West Dean
19th October 2014 to 23rd October 2014

Tim Andrews
1st April 2015 to 30th April 2015

Technical Information

Technical Information

The pieces are usually thrown, although some new work is handbuilt. Bisque-firing is in a conventional gas kiln to 1060 deg.C. Many pieces have a 'resist' slip and glaze applied and are then fired in a 'top hat' fibre glass kiln to around 1020 deg.C, before removal when red-hot to a smoking chamber. When cold the resist glaze is chipped off and the pot cleaned up and waxed.

History

History

1978-79 Trained for a year as apprentice to David Leach
1979-81 Worked at Dartington Pottery Training Workshop
1981 Set up first studio in Exeter with the aid of a grant from the Crafts Council
1983 Moved to South Tawton Pottery
1983-86 Ran Series of International Summer Schools from the pottery.
1986-93 Moved to Bovey Tracey to share workshop with David Leach
1993 Set up own workshop in Woodbury

Memberships:
Fellow of The Crafts Potters Association
Full member of the Devon Guild of Craftsmen - Chairman of Selection Committee 1996 - 98
Honorary President of Westcountry Potters Association

Teaching Experience:
1981-82 Employed by dartington Pottery to decorate one-off pieces and train students in decorating techniques. Also taught adult evening class and ran childrens workshops from own studio.
1983-86 Set up and ran International Ceramics Summer Schools with students from many different countries. The courses covered throwing, handbuilding, glazes, kiln building and firing stoneware, porcelain and raku.
1994-95 Part-time lecturer at Exeter College teaching BTEC, Access courses, Art and Fashion and Open Workshops. Guest part time lecturer at Plymouth College of Art and Design.
1996 (March) Artist in Residence, Axe Valley School, Devon
1997-9 Moderator for OCN - Bridgewater College

2001 Advanced Raku Summer Course, Tuscany, Italy; Raku Module,College of Glas & Keramikskolen at Bornholm, Denmark
2001 La Meridiana Ceramics in Tuscany
2001 College of Glas & Keramikskolen at Bornholm, Denmark

2007 Raku workshops in Sanskriti, New Delhi, India

2007 – 2010 Guest Lecturer Harrow School of Art – University of Westminster

2008 – Present  Lecturer West Dean College, Sussex
2008 Raku workshop at West Dean College, Sussex

2009 Guest Lecturer University of the Arts, Surrey
2013 Guest Lecturer, Budapest, Hungary
2013 West Dean College, UK Tea Pot course

Lectures & Demonstrations:
1985 Potters seminar in Berlin
1986 Chiltern and Decorum Potters
1987 Foire de Caen, Normandy
1993 Dartington Craft Conference
1994 Potters day at Bridgewater College with Elizabeth Fritsch, Tim Andrews and Morgan Hall
1995 Southern Ceramic group
1995,6&7 National Pottery and Ceramics Festival - Hatfield House
1996 West Forest Potters day; University of Plymouth Guest Lecturer
1997 Series of Lectures and Workshops in Sweden.
1998,9 & 2000 Demonstrator-Art in Action, Oxford

2000 Potters 2000, Pendrell Hall, Staffordshire 2000 University of Plymouth, Guest Lecturer
2001 Glasgow School of Art, Keynote speaker at Hitec-Lotec Conference & Guest Lecturer, Ceramics Department
2001 Form & Content CPA Conference, Keynote speaker at University of London
2003 Guest Lecturer - University of Plymouth
2004 Visiting Lecturer - Met Office
2005 Lecture at Art in Clay - Hatfield House;
2005 Visiting Lecturer International Raku Symposium Colorado USA

2006 Guest Lecturer Anglian Potters - Norfolk; Guest Lecturer Southern Ceramic Group; Guest Lecturer Harrow School of Art - University of Westminster
2008 Guest Lecturer – Wirral Potters
2009 – Guest Lecturer, Jindezhen, Lonquan, Anren – China
2009 – Guest Lecturer, Tel Hai, Israel
2010, 11, 12, 13 & 2014 Demonstrator-Art in Action, Oxford

Publications

Publications

1994 (reprint 1997) - 'RAKU - A Review of Contemporary Work', written by Tim Andrews, published by A&C Black 
1997 - 'Pottery in the Making-World Ceramic Traditions'  British Museum Book by Emmanuel Cooper - featured in contemporary ceramics section
1999 - 'Raku: Investigations into Fire' by David Jones - featured potter
1999/2000 - 'Hitec-Lotec' award. Research Placement with major commission and touring exhibition.
2001/2002 - South West Arts, Major Commissions Award 
2002 - Raku Ceramic Handbook by John Mathieson 
2003 - David Leach - a biography by Emmanuel Cooper
2004 - Five Devon Potters
2005 - Author of 'Raku' - A&C Black
2008 - Throwing - by David Cohen, A&C Black

Media:
Subject of video production entitled ' Tim Andrews-Raku and Smoke-fired Ceramics 1997
BBC TV's Arts and Crafts Show 1998/99 - featured potter

Other selected Publications:
Ceramic Review - 2010

Princess yachts Magazine - 2010
Art in Devon Magazine - 2007
Devon Today Magazine - 2006
Views Magazine - 2006
Evolver Magazine - 2006
Ceramic Review - 2005
Muse Magazine - 2005
Country Life, January 2000
Ceramics Monthly Studio Pottery Magazine, USA, 2000
Homes & Gardens Magazine, May 1997
Keramik Magazin, Germany 1986

Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Group Exhibitions
1993 - Gallerie Englishe, Amsterdam
1993 - Cotehele Gallery, Cornwall
1993 -
Cider Press Centre, Dartington

1994 - Cotehele Gallery, Cornwall
1994 - Craft Potters Association 'Studio Ceramics'94' at the V&A Museum-London;
1994 - Marianne Heller Gallery-Heidleberg;
1994 - Object Trouve, Belgium

1995 - Cider Press Centre, Dartington
1995 - CPA Fellows at New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham;
1995 -
Laburnum Ceramics, Penrith;
1995 -
Gallery Upstairs, Henley in Arden;
1995 -
CPA Exhibition, Athens;
1995 -
Saltram House, Plymouth;
1995 -
Cassian Gallery, Lincoln.
1995 - CPA Fellows Show at Mid Cornwall Gallery, Par
1995 - Devon Guild of Craftsmen-Bovey Tracey

1996 - Terrae Novae Gallery in Rennes, France;
1996 -
Wohnen und Kunst, Hamburg;
1996 -
Pyramid Gallery, York;
1996 -
Gibbs Gallery, Canterbury;
1996 -
Kunsthuis Ingrith Desmet, Belgium;
1996 -
St. James's Gallery, Bath;
1996 -
Cork Street Gallery, London

1997 - Devon Guild of Craftsmen-Bovey Tracey
1997 -
CPA Fellows Show at Mid Cornwall Gallery, Par
1997 - Barbican Centre, London (Five Raku Potters);
1997 -
CPA 'Touching the Past' exhibition in association with the British Museum;
1997 -
CPA Gala Opening of Contemporary Ceramics Gallery, London;
1997 -
The gallery Upstairs, Henley in Arden

1998 - Making the Fifth, Woodbury Gallery;
1998 -
CPA Opening at Rufford Gallery;
1998 -
100 Devon Potters, Burton Gallery;
1998 -
Art in action, Oxford;
1998 -
The Gallery Upstairs, Henley in Arden

1999 - Collection Gallery, Ledbury;
1999 -
Stour Gallery, Shipston on Stour;
1999 -
Holy Trinity, London;
1999 -
Maturing in Clay, Devon

2000 - Broadway Modern, Broadway, Worcestershire;
2000 -
CPA Fellows Exhibition, Mid-Cornwall Gallery;
2000 -
Galerie Weger, Germany;
2000 -
Introductions - Joint show with Woodbury Studio Gallery & Devon Guild of Craftsmen

2001 - Devon Guild Summer Show; Hitec-Lowtec Touring Exhibition
2001 - Gallery Upstairs, Henley in Arden
2001 - Terra Keramiek, Delft
2001 - Alpha House Gallery, Sherbourne, Dorset.

2003 - South West Academy
2003 - David Leach Retrospective UK Touring Exhibition
2004 - David Leach Retrospective Exhibition - Japan
2004 - Tegelen Museum - The Netherlands
2004/5/6 - Elemental Insight - Met office Touring Exhibition

2005 - RCA - London
2005/6 - White Gold - Imerys Major Touring Show - Cornwall/Paris
2005 - Woodbury Gallery - Raku - New directions Book Launch Exhibition

2006 - 100 Devon Potters - Burton Art Gallery , Bideford
2006 - Devon Guild of Crafts - Raku Focus
2006 - Gallery at Bevere - Three raku potters
2006 - Gallery Upstairs, Henley in Arden
2006 - Raku USA Touring Exhibition - 10 International raku makers - various venues including NCECA(Oregon), Idaho, California, Colorado

2007 - Mary Penley Fine Art - West London Audi.
2007 - ‘Carbon Footprint’ - Devon Guild of Crafts
2007 - ‘Collect’ - V&A Museum, London
2007 - Ceramic Art London – Royal College of Art
2007 - Clay 14 – Woodbury Studio Gallery
2007 - The Studio Gallery – Henley on Thames
2007 - ‘Black and White’ – Angela Mellor Gallery, Ely
2007 - Shipley Fine Art – Tyne and Wear
2007 - Gallery Upstairs – Henley in Arden

2008 - New Gallery, University of Rochester, New York
2008 - ‘Afresh’ – Gallerytop, Derbyshire
2008 -  ‘Collect’ – V&A Museum, London
2008 - ‘Ceramic Art London’ – Royal College of Art

2008 - Tim Andrews, 30 years in the making – Woodbury Studio Gallery
2008 - Three makers - The Gallery at Bevere
2008 - Featured Artist – The Lund Gallery
2008 - Inspirations Contemporary Art, Petts Wood, Kent
2008 - Porthminster Gallery – St Ives, Cornwall
2008 - Bettles Gallery – Ringwood, Hampshire
2009 - Porthminster Gallery – St Ives, Cornwall
2009 – Anren – China, Zhou Museum

2010 - Porthminster Gallery – St Ives, Cornwall
2011 – Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art
2011 - Porthminster Gallery – St Ives, Cornwall
2012 – Woodbury Studio Gallery, Exeter
2012 - Porthminster Gallery – St Ives, Cornwall
2012 – West Dean, Sussex
2012 - Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art
2013 - Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art
2014 - Tokyo Art Fair, Japan
2014 - Gallery Shozando, Fukuoka and Daimaru Store, Japan
2014 - Gallery St Ives, Tokyo, Japan

Solo Exhibitions
1990 - Bettles Gallery, Ringwood
1994 - Galerie Lot Duynstee, Maastricht; Bettles Gallery, Ringwood
1997 - Gallery Nykvarns, Sweden
1999 - Bettles Gallery, Ringwood; Woodbury Gallery nr. Exeter, 21st Anniversary Exhibition
2001 - Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey
2002 - Candover Gallery, Arlesford
2002 - Muir Trust, Buckinghamshire County Museum, Aylesbury
2004 - Royal West of England Academy - Bristol
2006 - Art Mill Gallery - Plymouth
2006 - Bettles Gallery, Ringwood
2007 - Gallery 25 - New Delhi, India
2009 – Thirty Years in the Making, Woodbury Studio Gallery, Exeter
2012 – Woodbury Studio Gallery, Exeter
2012/2013 – Elements Gallery, Perth Australia
2012/2013 – The Studio Gallery, Margaret River, Australia
2013 Gallery 45, Southside, Plymouth
2013 – Red Barn Gallery, Cumbria

Collections

Collections

Work in various public and private collections including:
Grassi Museum Leipzig Germany, Zhou Museum Anren China, Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, Stoke on Trent Museum, Liverpool Museum, Ashmolean Museum, St. John's College Oxford, Donna Karan’s private collection New York, Obramovich private collection, the former Lord Chancellor Lord Irving private collection, Imerys collection, The Royal Bank of Scotland, Coutts Bank London.

Work Styles

Work Styles

Slipware
Stoneware
Raku
Porcelain
Thrown
Terra Sigillata
Handbuilt
Sculptural