My latest curatorial project is JOY, an exhibition at my project space The Ceramic House.
An exhibition featuring an international selection of established and emerging ceramists exploring spontaneity, improvisation and intuitive making techniques. More details here.
Exhibition dates 21 November – 13 December
Virtual opening 21st November 6-7pm GMT
Virtual exhibition opening on Zoom featuring a tour of the house, introducing the current exhibits displayed in the context of Kay Aplin’s tiled installations, interviews with participating artists and extracts from the new album, The Joy of Isolation will be played (details below).
Meeting ID: 680 2726 1760
As I am stuck at The Ceramic House over the lockdown due to the COVID-19 crisis, I have decided to do a mini blog about the house, the art and living in this unique environment. I will be posting videos and photographs daily. So if you want to find out more and gain a behind-the-scenes look into The Ceramic House, please follow me on my @ceramicempress Instagram profile or on my Facebook page
I am delighted to announce that my Honewort Roundel (first exhibited at Collect Open earlier this year) has been selected for KOGEI Triennial in Kanzawa, Japan
Competition Exhibition: 2019 Kogei World Competition in Kanazawa
Special Exhibition: Kogei as Contemporary Craft: Transcending Boundaries
Sunday, November 10 to Thursday, November 21, 2019
Open daily 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Venue: People’s Gallery A and B at the
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa…
I am delighted to be a finalist for the 5th Edition of the Young Masters prize, which marks the 10th anniversary of this not for profit initiative.
I will be showing my Toadfax Roundel, recently exhibited at Collect Open, Saatchi Gallery, earlier this year.
30th September – 5th October
Daily 11 am – 7 pm or by appointment +44 (0)7939 085 076
Royal Opera Arcade, 5b Pall Mall, St. James’s, London, SW1Y 4UY…
This summer I am honoured to have been guest artist at this year’s Woodfirer Young Artist in Residence symposium at Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Centre in Denmark. I have spent the past 5 weeks working alongside a group of ceramic artists from Canada, United Kingdom, Russia, USA and India. We have done three wood firings together, the Bourry Box, Soda wood kiln and Fred Olsen’s Embla or Church kiln, the biggest and most unique of the wood kilns on site. We fired the Embla for 5 days and nights and unloaded it yesterday with wonderful results.
There will be an exhibition of the…
I have been invited to participate, in collaboration with sound artist Joseph Young, in the Wroclaw Festival of High Temperatures which takes place in Wroclaw, Poland in July 2019. We will be exhibiting a version of our Fire and Water installation originally created for Collect Open, Saatchi Gallery, London, February 2019.
Fire and Water is a continuation of my investigation into micro-flora which has been the focus of my practice since 2013 and builds on my cross disciplinary collaboration with Joseph Young.
‘Fire’ refers to the woodfiring technique employed to fire the ceramics whilst ‘water’ references the site of a…
The Chocolate House, Artists Open Houses, Brighton May 2019
I am delighted to be showing a selection of my mounted flora work at The Chocolate House, a new Open House in this year’s Artists Open Houses together with a group of talented artists hosted by Chocadyllic. Works for sale will include my brand new Asturian Flora as featured in Collect 2019, Saatchi Gallery, London earlier this year, plus pieces from my Shetland Flora and Botanical Structures ranges.
Dates: Saturdays and Sundays in May plus bank holiday Monday 27th May, 11-5
The Chocolate House is at 78 Hangleton Way,…
I am delighted to present my latest body of work created especially for Collect Open 2019 at the Saatchi Gallery. The Crafts Council’s flagship event, Collect, presents modern craft from the world’s leading galleries. Collect Open is a platform for individual artists to showcase new installation work.
COLLECT – The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects
SAATCHI GALLERY – Collect Open – top floor
Saatchi Gallery, King’s Road, London SW3 4RY
28th February to 3rd March 2019
FIRE AND WATER is a ceramics and sound installation created in collaboration with Joseph Young. The ‘fire’ in the title refers to an anagama firing at Kohila Woodfiring Symposium, Estonia,…
I am thrilled to have been invited to participated in Collect Open 2019 at the Saatchi Gallery. The Crafts Council’s flagship event, Collect, presents modern craft from the world’s leading craft galleries. Collect Open is a platform for individual artists to showcase new installation work and I will be presenting a new body of work in collaboration with Joseph Young in ceramics and sound.
Fire and Water builds on our cross disciplinary collaboration, which we have been exploring as an artist duo since 2016. The ‘fire’ in the title refers to an anagama firing at Kohila Woodfiring Symposium, Estonia, which Joseph recorded…
I am delighted to have been invited to speak at ScanCeram2018 at Tolne Skov Pavilion in Denmark.
“One of Europe’s Outstanding Little Ceramic Conferences”
I will be presenting my architectural ceramics practice focusing on the various aspects of my work and how they coalesce in my ongoing project The Ceramic House. There will be a mix of presenters from around the world giving lectures and demonstrations as well as exhibitions, events and an auction. The conference hosts run Tolne Gjæstgivergaard, a ceramic retreat centre in the very north of Jutland, Denmark. It promises to be a wonderful experience!
The dates for…