About

Education/ Qualifications

2006 – 2009 1st class BA Hons Ceramics, UWIC, Cardiff School of Art & Design
Course leader - Ingrid Murphy
Lectures - Claire Curneen; Conor Wilson and Duncan Ayscough

2005 – 2006 City & Guilds (full time) – Creative Ceramics
Colaiste Stiofan Naofa, Cork, Ireland

2001 – 2003 High National Diploma–Restoration and decorative studies Portsmouth University

Current Employment

2011-Present Ceramics Technician/lecturer (0.5) University of South Wales 2009-Present Self-employed Ceramic Artist

Awards

2014 Creative Wales Award, Arts Council of Wales
2010 Gold medal for Craft and Design, National Eisteddfod of Wales
2007 1st prize, ceramic and glass category at the Welcome Trust/University of Sunderland competition “design4science"

Collections

The Derek Williams Trust collection, National Museum of Wales

Aberystwyth University Ceramic collection and Archive

Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre art collection

Work in various private collections through Europe

Publications

Taliesin magazine, issue 146, 2012 , p.60,61
Ceramics Now online magazine, 2011
Ceramic Review issue 252, Nov/Dec 2011, p.27
500 Ceramic sculptures, contemporary practice, singular works , Lark Books, New York, 2009

Solo Exhibitions

2012 Guest Contemporary maker at National Museum Wales
2011 “Vida e Morte”, Maker in focus, Mission gallery, Swansea 2011 “Transfigurations”, LGAC, Cwmbran
2010 "Natureza Morta", Tenby Museum & Art Gallery, Tenby 2010 "Fact and Fantasy", Oriel 2, Crafts in the Bay, Cardiff, Wales 2007 "Golden Dome" installation, Oriel Q, Narberth

Group Exhibitions include

2017-present "Who decides" National Museum, Cardiff
2017 “Winter”, Gallery/ten, Cardiff
2017 “Summer”, Gallery/ten, Cardiff
2017 “Superbowls: Interpretations of an ageless design”, Crafts

in the bay, Cardiff
2017 “Spring”, Gallery/ten, Cardiff

2016 “Winter”, Gallery/ten, Cardiff
2016 “Summer”, Gallery/ten, Cardiff
2016 “From Adams to Zobole”, LGAC, Cwmbran
2016 “Spring”, Gallery/ten, Cardiff
2016 “Fuse Three”, Oriel Y Bont, Treforest
2015 “Winter”, Gallery/ten, Cardiff
2015 "Fresh air sculpture show", Quenington
2015 “Six”, Gallery/ten, Cardiff
2015 “Spring”, Gallery/ten, Cardiff
2014 “Winter”, Gallery/ten, Cardiff
2014 “Summer”, Gallery/ten, Cardiff
2014 “Spring”, Gallery/ten, Cardiff
2014 “AUR, 10 years of gold medal winners from the National

Eisteddfod of Wales”, Crafts in the Bay, Cardiff
2013 “Real to Reel” touring show, Crafts Council UK, London 2013 “Fireworks Now”, Crafts in the Bay, Cardiff
2013 “Summer/HAf”, Gallery/ten, Cardiff
2013 "Fresh air sculpture show", Quenington
2013 “Art Craft”, Cardiff Arts collective, Cardiff
2013 “Three/Tair”, Gallery/ten, Cardiff
2013 “Spring/Gwanwyn”, Gallery/ten, Cardiff
2012 “Ceramic House”, Brighton Arts Festival
2011 “We Spirited Creatures”, Aberystwyth Arts centre
2011 “Parallax AF”, La Galleria, Pall Mall, London
2011 “Ceramic House”, Brighton Arts Festival
2011 “Resilience”, LGAC, Cwmbran
2010 “National Eisteddfod of Wales”, Gold medal winner
2010 “Mixed media show”, Candid Arts trust, London
2009 “The Islington Art & Design fair”, Candid Arts trust, London 2009 “New Designers”, Bussiness Design centre, London
2009 “Aberystwyth International Ceramics festival”,

representing West Wales School of Art
2009 “Welsh artist of the year exhibition”, Cardiff

2008 “Clayart”, representing West Wales School of Art, Denbigh 2007 “Design4Science” 1st prize winner for ceramic and glass touring Sunderland Museum and Winter gardens
exhibition Manchester Museum and winter gardens

Nobel prize Museum, Stockholm, Sweden 2007 “Kilkenny Arts festival”, Kilkenny, Ireland

2007 “Aberystwyth International Ceramics festival”, representing West Wales School of Art

2007 “Make it Happen” Vision centre, Cork, Ireland

Residencies
2013 “Hand-made” residency at Art Craft, Cardiff Arts Collective 2009/10 graduate residency at Fireworks Clay Studios, Cardiff
2008 La Perdrix ceramic centre, Dordogne, France