Collect 2019

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,…
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Collect Open 2019

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…
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ScanCeram Conference

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…
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Kohila Symposium, Estonia

I am delighted that I was invited to participate in the 18th Kohila Symposium which took place in Kohila Village, Estonia this summer.  The international wood fired ceramics symposium is an annual event which aims to encourage an international exchange in the field of ceramics as well as enhancing appreciation and understanding of wood firing. We were a group of 9 artists from all over the world and together with the team of staff and assistants, it was a richly rewarding sharing experience for everyone involved. I feel blessed to have spent this time with such a great group! Currently, the…
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RHS Plant & Art Fair

I am delighted to announce that I will be exhibiting at the Royal Horticultural Society’s Plant & Art Fair this year which takes place in London in July. I will showing my Botanical Structures and Shetland Flora alongside international artists showcasing the very best of botanical art and photography. 10 July 2018 (Late) 5pm–9pm 11 July 2018 11am–8pm 12 July 2018 11am–6pm RHS Lindley Hall, SW1P 2QW and RHS Lawrence Hall SW1P 2QD Tickets available here
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The Shoe Box Show, Guldagergård, Denmark

I am currently exhibiting in The Shoe Box Show, an exhibition of 40 artists invited to make a piece of artwork that fits inside a shoebox for a touring show that has just opened in The Apple House Gallery, Guldagergård, Skælskør, Denmark. It will remain there until the autumn and then go on tour. Details including dates and venues to come. Guldagergård website. For this piece, I worked with a mould I originally designed whilst in residence at Guldagergård in 2013 – my spiral design, which formed part of my Botanical Structures series and has been exhibited and commissioned…
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COCA Restating Clay Conference

I am delighted to have been invited to speak at the Restating Clay Conference at COCA, Centre for Ceramic Art in York Art Gallery, which took place 19-20 March 2018. The conference aimed to investigate: Making, learning, communicating and collecting contemporary studio ceramics. I was selected to resent in the INVESTIGATE / REFLECT / EXHIBIT category and I gave a presentation entitled The Ceramic House: Curating the Domestic Space. My presentation abstract: “Using an artist’s house as a case study, the paper will consider the problems and opportunities offered by curating contemporary ceramics exhibitions in domestic spaces. It will explore the…
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Made in Korea film now released!

A short documentary film following the progress over the course of a year of the Ceramic House cross cultural project between the UK and Korea. This follows on from ceramist Kay Aplin and sound artist Joseph Young’s 2016 Landscape : Islands project, focusing on ceramic and sound art collaborative practice. Tela Films…
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Artrooms Fair London

I am delighted to announce that I will be showing an installation of my Botanical Structures series at Artrooms Fair, a curated International Contemporary Art Fair which takes place at Meliã White House, next to the south east of The Regent’s Park, with the entrance off Albany Street. Artrooms website here. Dates: 20-22 January 2018 20th & 21st January  12-7pm  22nd January              10am-2pm  Meliã White House, Albany St, London NW1 3UP Google Map
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Made in Korea at Mullae Arts Factory, Seoul

I am delighted to announce that the year-long Made in Korea project is reaching its conclusion – in Seoul, when I travelled for a research trip exactly one year ago. Presenting Pavilion (Deconstructed) by Kay Aplin, the launch of Celadonaphonic, a GPS triggered sound walk, a concert including live performances of sound artists involved in Celadonaphonic, and the premiere of a documentary film about the Made in Korea project. Mullae Arts Factory Exhibition opening: Pocket Gallery, Kay Aplin’s Pavilion (Deconstructed) 4-6pm Concert/Film Screening, Auditorium 6-7.30 (tickets on the door) Mullae Arts Factory, Seoul Arts Space, 30 Mullaedong 1(il)-ga, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul…
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