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Sue HannaImage Gallery

Contact Details

Studio: Pen-Y-Daith, Chapel Lane, Keeston, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK, SA62 6EH. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 (0)1437 710774
Mobile: +44 (0)7957 449183
Fax: +44 (0)1437 710774
Email:
Web-site: www.myspace.com/sue_hanna
Last Updated: 2014-04-01

Artist's Statement

Artist's Statement

I am inspired by tribal art, which has developed an appreciation of the power of simplicity. The masks and figures of different cultures have informed and broadened my interest in and understanding of both beauty and craftsmanship, of contrast and opposites, darkness and light, wakefulness & sleep, and of the cycle of life itself.

Current Work

Current Work

Recent work is concerned with exploring the figure in the abstract and a series of wall panels inspired by the geometric symbols and the rhythmic designs from the textiles of the Kuba people of the Congo.

Technical Information

Technical Information

My work is decorated with slips made from locally dug clays, and then raku or sagger fired.

History

History

1981-1982 - Foundation course in Art & Design, Cardiff College of Art.
1982-1985 - B.A. Hons. Degree in Fine Art (Sculpture), St. Martins School of Art, London
1997 - Started Ceramic workshop in East London.
2001 - Set up current studio in Pembrokeshire

Exhibitions

Exhibitions

2013 - July - Art in Action, Waterperry House, Oxford
2013 - June - Earth & Fire Ceramic Fair, Rufford, Notts

2012 - October - Oriel Q, Queen's Hall, Narberth, Pembrokeshire
2012 - July - Potfest in the Park, Hutton in the Forest, Cumbria
2012 - June - Form, Figure & Material - Duo with Ashraf Hanna at Rufford Craft Centre, Rufford, Notts

2011 - October - Palace Art Fair, London
2011 - September - Brighton Art Fair
2011- July - Art in Action, Waterperry House, Oxford

2010 - November - C.P.A. Autumn fair: Oxford Studio Ceramics
2010 - October - Palace Art Fair, London
2010 - July - Potfest in the Park, Hutton-in-the-Forest, Cumbria
2010 - July  - Art in Action, Waterperry House, Oxford - invited demonstrator
2010 - June - Earth & Fire Ceramic Fair, Rufford, Notts

2009 - November - C.P.A. Autumn fair: Oxford Studio Ceramics
2009 - August - Oldenburg International Ceramics Fair, Germany
2009 - July - Potfest in the Park, Hutton-in-the-Forest, Cumbria
2009 - July  - Art in Action, Waterperry House, Oxford - invited demonstrator
2009 - June - Earth & Fire Ceramic Fair, Rufford, Notts<

2008 - December - Atelier Francoise Dufayard, Rennes, France - group exhibition
2008 - October - C.P.A. Autumn Fair: Oxford Studio Ceramics
2008 - April/May - Rufford Ceramic Centre - exhibition with spouse Ashraf Hanna
2008 - March/April - Lund Gallery, Yorkshire - 'Monochrome" , group exhibition
2008 - February - Tenby Museum, W. Wales - exhibition with spouse Ashraf Hanna

2007 - November to January 2008 - 'Out of the Ordinary', Newport Museum & Art Gallery, Wales - group exhibition
2007 - November - Art in Clay, Farnham
2007 - Art in Clay, Hatfield House

2006 - November - Art in Clay, Farnham
2006 - August - Art in Clay, Hatfield House
2006 - June - Grand Designs, Excel Centre, London
2006 - May - Clay Art, Denbigh
2006 - March - The Affordable Art Fair Spring Collection, Battersea Park, London

2005 - November - Gallery Upstairs - Henley-in-Arden
2005 - October - Pots in the gallery, Pots on the web, Paddon & Paddon, East Sussex
2005 - October - Manchester Art Show, GMEX Centre, Manchester
2005 - August - Art in Clay, Hatfield House, Herts
2005 - July - Potfest in the Park, Penrith, Cumbria
2005 - May - Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, Battersea Arts Centre, London
2005 - April - Spring Exhibition Woodbury Studio/Gallery - A special exhibition to mark the publication of Tim Andrew's new book 'Raku'
2005 - March - The Affordable Art Fair Spring Collection, Battersea Park, London

2004 - May - Blue Coat Display Centre, Liverpool
2004 - March - The Islington Contemporary Art and Design Fair; The Affordable Art Fair, Battersea

2003 - December - Collyer Bristow Gallery, London
2003 - November - CPA Autumn Fair, Oxford. Figure Exhibition, Cecilia Colman Gallery.
2003 - November - Gallery Upstairs, Henly-in-Arden
2003 - August - Art in Clay, Hatfield
2003 - March - Affordable Art Fair, Battersea, London

2002 - December - European Ceramics, York Museum
2002 - September - "Clay 9", Woodbury Studio Gallery, Exeter
2002 - May - An Exhibition of New Work, Artifex Gallery, Sutton, Coldfield

2001 - April - Chelsea Art Fair

Publications

Publications

Raku, Second Edition, by Tim Andrews, A and C Black 2005.

Work Styles

Work Styles

Stoneware
Raku
Handbuilt
Burnished
Wall Panels, Plaques
Tiles
Sculptural
Figurative
Smoke
Saggar