Education and Qualifications

2007 - 12   Cardiff School of Art and Design, PhD Ceramics

2005 - 06   Cardiff School of Art and Design, MA Ceramics

2003 - 04   University of Tasmania, Australia, BA Contemporary Arts (Ceramics)

   

Professional Memberships

2013        Craft Potters Association

2012        Contemporary Applied Art

Public Collections

The Shipley Art Gallery

National Museum of Scotland

National Museum of Wales, Cardiff

Manchest Art Gallery, Manchester

Philadelphia Museum of Art

 

Solo Exhibitions

2021        2021 New Work, New Craftsman Gallery St.Ives

2019        New Craftsman Gallery St.Ives

2017        New Craftsman Gallery, St.Ives

2014       OPject, Arcadecardiff, Cardiff

Awards and Grants

2021       Selected for AWARD Exhibition, British Ceramic Biennial

2020       Stabilisation Fund, Arts Council of Wales

2018       Emmanuel Cooper Prize, at Ceramic Art London, Central Saint Martins

               Funding 'Production' granted from Art Council of Wales

2017       Best Maker in Wales, Made by Hand, City Hall, Cardiff

2016       Winner of the Valentine Clays Peers Award, Art in Clay Hatfield

               Awarded 2nd ‘Best Demonstration’ at Art in Action, Waterperry Gardens, Oxfordshire

               Awarded ‘Best Ceramics’ at Contemporary Craft Festival, Bovey Tracey, Devon

               Winner of the Homes & Gardens Design Awards 2016 with China & Glass Category.      

               Selected for Cfile’s 15 Potters to Watch in 2016

2014       Selected for the National Eisteddfod of Wales Visual Art Competition, Wales

               Selected for Westerwald Prize, Westerwald Keramic Museum, Germany

               Selected for Oriel Davies Open, Oriel Davies Gallery, Wales

2013       Selected for the ING Discerning Eye Competition, London

               Highly Commended, Welsh Artist of the Year, St David’s hall, Cardiff

               AWARD, British Ceramic Biennial 2013, Stoke on trent, Staffordshire       

               Rookies, Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale, Icheon, Korea

2012       Winner of Exhibitors’ favourite designer/maker, MADE 12, Brighton

               Exhibitor Award, Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Manchester

               Arts grant for participating three fairs, Arts Council of Wales

               Selected, Welsh Artist of the year, St.David hall

               Neo:artprize finalists, Neo gallery, Bolton

               Woolgather art prize finalists, Leeds

2009       Selected, Cheongju International Craft Competition, Cheongju, South Korea 

2007       Highly commended, Welsh artist of the year, St.David’s hall, Cardiff

2006       Selected, World Ceramic Competition, Ichoen, South Korea

               MA Stars, Axis Graduates, Placed on the web, UK

2004       Awarded for Excellence at Third Year Level in Ceramics, UTAS, Australia

               Placed on the Dean’s Roll of Excellence for the Faculty of Arts, UTAS, Australia 

Group Exhibitions and Fairs

2021       Impossibility of Repetition, Make Hauser & Wirth Somerset

               Three of a Kind - Part Two, Bevere gallery, Worceter

               Artefact, The Contemporary Craft Fair, with Cube Gallery, London

2020       Handcrafted at Christmas, Craft in the Bay, Cardiff

               Focus on Ceramics, Cambridge Contemporary Art

               Collect 2020, London

               Art Karlsruhe, Germany

2019       Hot Koreans in Europe, Puls Contemporary Ceramics, Belgium

               Art of Wales, Oita, Japan

               Context Miami with Cube Gallery, USA

                Surface and Form – Part 2, Clay College Gallery, Stoke-on-trent

                Ceramic Art London, Central Saint Martins, London

                The Development of Tonal Clays and Techniques towards New Artworks, Llantarnam Grange Art Centre, Cwmbran

                Collect, represented by Ruthin Craft Centre, Saatchi Gallery

2018       Architects of Illusion, Lisa Norris Gallery, London

             Art Exhibition, The Maiden Bridge Gallery, Tatham

             Ceramic show, Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk

             Ceramic Art London, Central Saint Martins

             Maker in Focus, Mission Gallery, Swansea

             London Art Fair with Contemporary Collective, London Business Centre,

2017       Box, Oxford Ceramic Gallery, Oxford

             Home from Home, Contemporary Applied Art, London

             International Ceramic Biennial 2017, Belgium

             Welsh Applied Art, Grassi Messe in Leipzig, Germany

             Tresor Contemporary Craft, Basel

             Impressions of Movement, Arundel Contemporary, West Sussex

             Made in Korea, Sladmore Contemporary, London

             Ceramic Art London, Central Saint Martins, London

             Featured Maker, Bevere Gallery

             A Fine Line, Cambridge Contemporary Art, Cambridge

2016       Art in Action, Waterperry Gardens, Oxfordshire

             Summer  Exhibition, the Biscuit Factory, Newcastle Upon Tyne

             Affordable Art Fair Hampstead, represented by Degreeart Gallery, London

             Window, Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool

             Ceramic Art London, Central Saint Martins

             PULS Contemporary Ceramics, Brussels

             Black & White, Kunsthuis Gallery, York

2015       Crafted 2015, New Brewery Arts, Cirencester

             Drawing, National Glass Centre, Sunderland

             Ornament, Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Old Granada Studios, Manchester

             International Oldenburg Ceramics Fair, Oldenburg, Germany

             Art in Action, Oxford

             Welsh Collection II, Ruthin Craft Centre, Denbighshire

             Collect, with Ruthin Craft Centre, Saatchi Gallery, London

             Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, London

             Eastern Exchange, Manchester City Gallery

             Hidden Treasures, RBSA Gallery, Birmingham

2014       'Sui Generis', Contemporary Ceramics Centre, London

             Art Élysées with Galerie du Don, Paris, France

             Featured Maker, Contemporary Applied Art, London

             Teabowl, Oxford Ceramics Gallery, Oxford

             Westerwald Prizes 2014, Westerwald Keramic Museum, Germany

             National Eisteddfod of Wales, Visual Art Exhibition, Llanelli, Wales

             Oriel Davies Open, Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown, Wales

             April Focus, Bevere Gallery, Worcester

             Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, London

             VOIR ET PERCEVOIR, Galerie Du Don, France       

2013       ING Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Gallery, London

             AAF Hamburg with Lilly Zeligman Gallery

             Centre Stages, The Craft Centre and Design Gallery Leeds, Leeds

             Baker’s Dozen, Round House Gallery, Derbyshire

             Illusion or Reality, Snug Gallery, Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire

             Awards, British Ceramic Biennial, Stoke-on-trent

             Hot Rookies, Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale, Icheon, South Korea

             Going Full Circle, Walford Mill Crafts, Wimborne

             Growing, National Centre for Craft & Design, Sleaford

             Welsh Artist of the Year, St David’s Hall, Cardiff

             Never End, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth

             Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, London

             MADE applied arts showcases, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield

             Showcase display, Barbican Art Gallery shop, London

             Contemporary Makers, showcase display at National Museum Wales, Cardiff

 2012      Shadows and Light, Ruthin Craft Centre, Wales

             Objects of Desire, DegreeArt gallery, London

             Crafts embrace the world, Cheongju Korean Craft Museum, Korea

             Terralha 2012, European Festival of Ceramic Arts, St.Quentin, France

             Summer show, Craft in the Bay, Cardiff

             Welsh Artist of the year, St.David hall, Cardiff

             Neo:artprize, Neo gallery, Bolton

             Summer Exhibition, The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle

             Focus on form: Three Ceramists, Lilly Zeligman gallery, Netherland

             Beyond Borders, ArtXchange gallery, Seattle, USA

             Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, London

2009       Playing with fire, Oriel Makers gallery, Cardiff

             Young Guns, Sydney College of Arts, Australia                   

             Cheongju cultural industry complex, South Korea        

             New Designers, Business Design Centre, London

              MA Ceramics 25 Years On, Howard Gardens gallery, Cardiff

2007       Ceramic Futures, Draw international Art house, Caylus, France

             Setting Out 2007, Contemporary Ceramics, London

2006       MA degree show, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff

             New Designers, Business Design Center, London

             The 4th World Ceramic Biennale, Ichoen, South Korea

2004       Dust to Dust, Academy Gallery, UTAS, Australia

             The Walls of Jerusalem, Academy Gallery, UTAS, Australia

2003       Raw Substance, Power house gallery, UTAS, Australia

             Newstead College Gallery, Tasmania, Australia