Grow London

A garden/lifestyle show at Hampstead Heath, London Garden party preview 6-9pm, 23rd June, Open 11am-6pm, 24 – 26 June 2016 Kay Aplin will be exhibiting her Botanical Structures series and presenting her new Shetland flora series at the contemporary garden & lifestyle fair in Hampstead Heath, London on Stand B15. Come and say hello! http://growlondon.com

In Transit Festival, Kensington and Chelsea

In Transit commissioned me to run a series of clay workshops with local residents in the Portobello Pavilion, a radical temporary structure in Powis Square housing free workshops for all ages which celebrate a rich history of community engagement. The Portobello Pavilion is a unique, imaginative pop-up structure.  Its ten-day programme of creative activities encourages dialogue on key issues in planning, regeneration, social housing, and urban green space. My workshops, called Clay Houses, are devised to engage people and provoke thought and discussion about urban planning and housing. Sessions: Friday 17th June, Monday 20th June, 1-5pm Come along and make…

Taylor Wimpey public art commission

New commission to create artwork for Land off Bedford Road in Houghton Regis. A five year long development by Taylor Wimpey building a new housing estate. I will be involving local schools in the design process to create sculptures for the large landscaped area running between the houses and the road. Project start: September 2016.…

Made in Korea, The Ceramic House 2017

I am delighted to have received an international development grant from the Arts Council of England to travel to South Korea to research my forthcoming project Made in Korea. Made in Korea is an exhibition and residency programme I am curating in 2017. I have invited 17 Korean artists to participate in an exhibition in May 2017 at The Ceramic House, touring to Sladmore Contemporary, London  in July 2017. The Ceramic House will host residencies for selected artists to spend a period of time making new work in my studio at Phoenix Brighton in spring 2017. Image by Jung Eun…

Landscape : Islands, The Ceramic House May 2016

Contemporary ceramics about landscape. The Ceramic House • Vernissage 30th April • Open 7/8, 14/15, 21/22, 28/29 May • Finissage 29th May Curated by Kay Aplin. Featuring 11 leading international ceramic artists living on or coming from islands, whose work responds to landscape around them. Including Paul Scott and artists from islands in Denmark, Sardinia, Ireland and the Scottish isles of Skye, Orkney and Shetland. Details on www.theceramichouse.co.uk Accompanying the exhibition is a performance programme of sound art events co-curated by Paul Khimasia Morgan and Joseph Young. Details on www.artofnoises.com Download press release here.  …