My motivation to create with clay and brushwork comes from being completely seduced by their subtle properties and the depth of practice required to master them.
Potfest in the Park : Potfest in the Park 2019
July 26, 2019 to July 28, 2019
Art in Clay - Hatfield House : Art in Clay 2019
August 16, 2019 to August 18, 2019
Hand made and hand painted porcelain ceramics.
Current Work Availability:
The Courtauld Gallery
Dulwich Picture Gallery
Cassius and Coco
The Arc Gallery
New Brewery Arts
The Moreton Gallery
Dorothy Wightman Gallery
Buford Garden Company
Logie Art Gallery
Victoria Art Gallery
Tates of Sussex
The Octagon Gallery
Fisherton Mill Gallery
Penelope Wurr Gallery
By commission or order – contact via email or my website
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Mia is a full time artist specialising in porcelain, producing hand thrown and hand painted functional and decorative ceramics. Her studio is located in Chalgrove, Oxfordshire.
Mia began working with ceramics in 1991, spending an initial seven years as an artist in an English Delftware studio. She then moved into designing and making her own work, spending time learning and working with other potters. Following a Queen Elizabeth Scholarship (QEST scholarship) in 2004, Mia has worked exclusively with porcelain.
Over the years, Mia has had notable achievements. She was a Craftsman Highly Commended Newcomer at The British Craft Trade Fair in 2003 and featured in July 2003 and 2004 magazines. In the past she has supplied pottery to Fortnum and Mason making tea caddies, jam, honey and mustard pots for their grocery department.
In July 2013, Mia was invited to participate in the QEST exhibition at the Coronation Festival in the grounds of Buckingham Palace. She made pottery dog bowls, decorated with corgis and horses in the restored Summerhouse in the grounds.
Internationally, Mia showed work at Shanghai Design Week 2014 and has begun to work with stockists in USA and Europe. She has exhibited in heart of London's Design District at Designed-Crafted in 2014 and 2015 for London Design Week, and at the Mall Galleries with the Society of Designer Craftsmen in 2015.
Mia took part in the inaugural London Craft Week May 2015 in Make/Create, a unique project involving a collaboration between contemporary fine art and traditional crafts, exploring points of intersection between the two disciplines and challenging perceptions of both in the process. Recently in September 2016 Mia was one of 10 designers invited to decorate a cast of the famous Heal's Cat, which she completed in store. Around the same time she worked on a project for The Courtauld Gallery shop, to produce a collection of ceramics inspired by their Rodin Exhibition. These featured dancers and acrobats in incredible poses during movement.
2016, Earth and Fire, Rufford Abbey
2016, Art in Action, Oxfordshire
2016, Art in Clay, Hatfield
2016, Art in Clay, Farnham
2016, Arctic Exhibition, Oxford University Museum of Natural History
2016, CRAFT, London Olympia
2016, Christies Lates Demonstration, Christies, South Kensington
2016, Royal Windsor Horse Show
2016, Artweeks Oxfordshire
2016, Countryfile Live, Blenheim Palace
2015, Art in Clay, Hatfield House
2015, Art in Clay, Farnham
2015, Art in Action, Oxfordshire
2015, Designer Crafts at the Mall, London Mall Galleries
2015, Make/Create - London Craft Week, The Crypt Gallery
2015, Designed Crafted, Society of Designer Craftsmen Gallery
2015, CRAFT, London Olympia
2015, British Craft Trade Fair, Harrogate
2015, Artweeks Oxfordshire
2015, Pottery Masterclass, Talk and Demonstration, Ashmolean Museum
2015, Heal's London Design Festival Party Demonstration, London
2015, Abingdon Contemporary Crafts Fair
2014, Shanghai Design Week, China
2014, Royal Warrant Holders Association AGM, St. James's Palace
2014, Designed-Crafted, Society of Designer Craftsman Gallery
2014, Summer Collection, Obsidian Art Gallery
2014, Oxford Art Society Open Exhibition
2014, Abingdon Contemporary Crafts Show
2014, Oxfordshire Craft Guild Exhibition
2014, Living Crafts for Christmas
2014, Royal Windsor Horse Show
2014, The Art of Poetry, Obsidian Art Gallery
2014, Port Meadow Exhibition, Oxford City Gallery
2013, Coronation Festival, Buckingham Palace Grounds
2013, Art Weeks, Oxfordshire
2013, The Horse In Art Exhibition, Obsidian Art Gallery