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Contemporary Ceramics Centre : Cooper's Legacy - ceramic art
March 12, 2015 to March 28, 2015
Royal College of Art : Ceramic Art London 2015
April 17, 2015 to April 19, 2015
Work is hand built, fired between 1000- 1160, surface treatment Terra sigillata
1967 - Born in El-Minya, Egypt
1986-1989 - Foundation and Access Course in Art & Design at El-Minya College of Fine Art, El-Minya, Egypt
1991-1994 - BA(Hons.)Theatre Design, Central St. Martins College of Art & Design, London.
1997 - Started working with Clay
1998 - Set up studio in Hackney, East London
1999 - Elected Professional Member of the Craft Potters Association of Great Britain.
2000 - Moved to West Wales and set up current studio in Keeston
2002 - Elected a Fellow of the Craft Potters Association
2011 - M.A. Royal college of Art.
2010 - Awarded 'purchase prize' at the National Eisteddfod (a piece was acquired by the Contemporary Arts Society for Wales for their public collection.)
2010 - Winner, Applied Arts category at the Welsh Artist of The Year Awards 2010
2009 - Highly Commended Award, Welsh Artist of the Year 2009
2009 - Winner of the public vote, Oldenburg International Ceramics Fair , Germany
2009 - 3rd prize, Best of the best , Art in Action
2008 - Winner 'Best of the Best' Art In Action 2008
2008 - Best in show, public vote, Oldenburg International Ceramics Fair
2003 - Sotheby's highly commended, Potfest in the Park
2002 - Winner, Peers Award, Art In Clay, Hatfield House
Work has been purchased by the following collections:
2010 - Contemporary Arts Society for Wales
2009 - Studiopottery.co.uk for University of Wolverhampton (International Ceramic Festival, Wales - Students Award)
2009 - The National Museum of Wales
2008 - Cartwright Halls, Bradford
2005 - Rufford Ceramic Center
The Gregg Fitzgerald Collection of Contemporary European Raku (private)
The Royal Bank of Scotland
- Ceramics: Tools and Techniques for the Contemporary Maker, Louisa Taylor, published by Aurum Press, 2011
- Article in Ceramic Review by Amanda Fielding, Sep/Oct. 2011issue, 2011
2011 - RCA Graduation show, London
2011 - Line, Volume and Space, Solo show at Contemporary Ceramics Centre London
2010 - Le Don Du Fell, France, Trio Exhibition with with Agnès His & Ann Van Hoey.
2010 - Welsh Artist of the Year Exhibition, St David’s Hall, Cardiff, Wales
2010 - The National Eistedfodd, Wales
2009 - Grand Art Auction , Auctioneer, Nick Bonham, Star & Garter Ballroom, Friends of Putney School of Art
2009 - 12 Westerwald Prize, Keramik museum
2009 - Oldenburg, Germany. Ceramics fair.
2009 - Art in Action, invited demonstrator
2009 - Welsh Artist of the Year, St David’s Hall, Gallerie,Cardiff
2009 - CAL 09, RCA, London Ceramic fair
2009 - Beaux Arts, Bath, Solo exhibition
2008 - Atelier Francoise Dufayard, Rennes, France , Group
2008 - The Leach Pottery , St. Ives. Formed in Fire - Group
2008 - Oldenburg, Germany. Invited demonstrator & exhibitor
2008 - Art in Action, invited demonstrator
2008 - Rufford Ceramic Centre - Exhibition with spouse Sue Hanna
2008 - Lund Gallery , Yorkshire, Monochrome, group exhibition
2008 - 'CAL 08', RCA, London. Ceramic Fair
2008 - Tenby Museum , Wales, Exhibition with spouse Sue Hanna
2007 - Clay 14, Woodbury Studio Gallery, Exeter
2007 - Liverpool Arabic Arts Festival, Bluecoat Display Centre , Liverpool - Solo showcase
2007 - Demonstrator - Art in Action, Waterperry House, Oxford
2007 - The pot, the vessel & the object - Exhibition to celebrate the anniversary of 50 years of the CPA, Aberystwyth Art Centre.
2007 - 17 Prime Makers , touring exhibition, Farmliegh Gallery, Dublin - Aberystwyth Arts Centre
2007 - Monochrome- Group Exhibition, Contemporary Ceramics, 7 Marshall St. London
2007 - Solo show, Beaux Arts, Bath
2007 - Ceramic Art London, RCA London
2006 - Alpha House Gallery - show with Deirdre Burnet
2006 - Collect, V&A, London
2006 - Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art
2005 - Hayes and Hanna Exhibition - Rufford Craft Centre, Rufford Country Park - Featured wall mounted panels from Peter Hayes & sculptural forms & vessels from Ashraf Hanna
2005 - Spring Exhibition Woodbury Studio/Gallery - A special exhibition to mark the publication of Tim Andrew's new book 'Raku'
2005 - Alpha House Gallery, South Street, Sherbourne, Dorset
2005 - Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art London
2005 - The Gallery Upstairs, Henley in Arden
2004 - Blue coat Display Centre, Liverpool. In The Window show case.
2004 - Loes & Reinier International ceramics , Deventer, Netherlands. Smoke fired in Britain
2004 - Collect, at the V&A
2003 - Round House Gallery, The Baker's dozen
2003 - Woodbury Studio Gallery, Clay 10
2003 - Contemporary ceramics, London. Solo Show case.
2003 - Alpha House Gallery, Three man show with Duncan Ross & John Ward.
2002 - York Museum with European Ceramics.
2002 - SOFA, Chicago
2002 - Artifex Gallery
2001 - Candover Gallery
2001 - The Round House Gallery
2001 - Rufford Ceramic Centre
2001 - Solo show at the Mercer Gallery with European Ceramics, "maggie barnes"
2001 - Alpha House Gallery "International Fine Ceramics II"
2000 - European Ceramics, Lotherton Hall Leeds.
2000 - CPA Selected exhibition "Inspired Choices" at the Morley Gallery.
2000 - Sutton House Gallery, London "Elements" an exhibition of Contemporary Ceramics.
2000 - CPA Selected exhibition "Inspired and Fired"at the Metropole Arts Centre .
2000 - Earth & Fire Ceramic Festival, Rufford.