Made in Korea at British Ceramics Biennial

The next phase of 2017’s Made in Korea project is about to begin. I am delighted to announce that we will be participating in the fifth iteration of British Ceramics Biennial in Spode Works, Stoke-on-Trent, opening on 23rd September and continuing until 5th November. Made in Korea is a cultural exchange between the UK and Korea evolving throughout 2017 in Brighton, London, Stoke-on-Trent and Seoul, part of the UK-Korea Cultural Season 2017-18 supported by the British Council. With 20 artists from Korea, 5 from the UK, and encompassing 4 exhibitions, 4 concerts, an international residency, and the launch of a…
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Made in Korea at Sladmore Contemporary

Made in Korea, Sladmore Contemporary, Myung Nam An, Eyes I am thrilled that, for the first time, a Ceramic House exhibition transfers to Sladmore Contemporary, a validation of a seven-year journey curating shows at The Ceramic House, and an exciting new step for developing projects outside of the domestic arena. Made in Korea is at leading Mayfair Gallery, Sladmore Contemporary, 32 Bruton Place, London WJ1 6NW from July 12th, – 28th July. The show Made in Korea is part of a wider cultural exchange between the UK and Korea evolving throughout 2017 in Brighton, London, Stoke-on-Trent and Seoul. With 20 artists from…
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Made in Korea – the wider project

Made in Korea is our seventh exhibition since The Ceramic House first opened its doors to the public in 2011. The exhibition during the Brighton Festival, part of Artists Open Houses, was the first in a series of exhibitions and events taking place throughout 2017 across the UK and Korea. The exhibition transfers to  Sladmore Contemporary, 32 Bruton Place, London W1J 6NW, opening 12th July-28th July. Fifteen Korean ceramic artists are participating in the exhibition, who are based in South Korea, France, Germany, USA and UK. Click on a name to reach each artist’s page. KYUNG WON BAEK   MYUNG
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Made in Korea

Made in Korea is a cultural exchange between the UK and Korea evolving throughout 2017 in Brighton, Min Soo Lee, Cylinders, porcelain, stain, 2016 London, Stoke-on-Trent and Seoul. Involving 20 artists from Korea, 5 from the UK, and encompassing 4 exhibitions, 4 concerts, and the launch of a unique audio guide, Made in Korea is seventh and most ambitious project at The Ceramic House to date. Following a research trip to Korea in 2016, Kay Aplin will curate an exhibition of Korean ceramics at The Ceramic House in May, which transfers to London gallery, Sladmore Contemporary in July. Two Korean…
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Charleston Exhibition and Workshops this summer

I will be exhibiting a selection of my Botanical Structures and Shetland Flora at Charleston this summer. I am thrilled to be one of the first to show as part of Charleston’s new exhibition programme in the very popular cafe. The work will be for sale so whilst you treat yourself to a delicious lunch after looking round the wonderful Charleston farmhouse and ever-scented garden, you could grab a bespoke piece of ceramic artwork! Each piece is unique and  mounted on perspex with stylish fixings that are simple to attach to a wall. Suitable for indoor or outdoor display. Exhibition dates 3rd…
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Taylor Wimpey public art commission

I spent the first week of the year covering a lot of miles driving around the of Buckinghamshire,  Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire researching my current public art commission counties for Taylor Wimpey. The site for the artwork is the new Taylor Wimpey housing development on Land off Bedford Road in Houghton Regis. This is a large greenfield site where several thousand houses will be constructed over the next 5 years. The Chiltern Way, a national walking route, goes through the site, and the Icknield Way, the most ancient route in Britain, runs very close by. Therefore I have chosen these two…
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New Gateway Commission, Devon

New Gateway Commission, Devon I was commissioned to create a bespoke gateway for a private home in Devon. The gateposts were designed especially to receive the ceramics. The brief was to design something botanical that gives the impression of the ceramics growing on the wall, which reflects the gorgeous, luscious, impressive garden within the gateway. The ceramic consists of columns of tiles set into recesses in the angled walls on either side of a gate and  a ‘vine’ of ceramic leaves and features that curls along the top of the wall and pillars. Dimensions: columns 2.5m high, angled walls 2.5…
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Made in Korea Project Blog

Blog address : https://www.a-n.co.uk/blogs/made-in-korea Made in Korea is an exhibition and residency programme for Korean ceramists in 2017, hosted by The Ceramic House. The exhibition then tours to Sladmore Contemporary. I received an AIDF grant from the Arts Council to travel to Korea to research the project and a new body of my own work that will provide the context for Made in Korea. Made in Korea has been in the planning since 2014, when I met Kyung Won Baek, a young Korean ceramist, on a residency at Guldagergaard International Research Centre in Denmark. Based in South Korea, she has…
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In A Shetland Landscape exhibition, In Camera at The Ceramic House

In A Shetland Landscape transfers to the new gallery In Camera at The Ceramic House, 75 Stanmer Villas, Brighton BN1 7HN following a successful debut at Shetland Museum and Archives April-June 2016 Joseph Young (sound) and Kay Aplin (ceramics) Opening event 2nd September 6-9pm. Open by appointment until 18th September. Performances at 8pm by Felicity Ford (AKA Knitsonic) of her work relating to the Shetland wool industry and Cathy Lane will perform her Hebrides Suite plus a special performance of Shetland sounds by Joseph Young. Please contact Kay Aplin kay@theceramichouse.co.uk 07803161313 A collaboration between ceramist Kay Aplin and sound artist…
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