CV & Exhibitions

EDUCATION

1994 – 1997 University of Westminster (Harrow) B.A.(1st Class Hons) Workshop Ceramics
1975 – 1976 Southampton University Certificate of Qualification in Social Work
1973 – 1974 Hull University Diploma in Social Administration
1968 – 1971 Manchester University B.Sc. (Hons) Aeronautical Engineering

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

1997 – present Self employed ceramicist.
1976 – 1994 Career in Social Work as Practitioner and Practice Teacher, Manager, and University Lecturer

TEACHING EXPERIENCE -ADULT EDUCATION

1997 – 2007 Adult College of Barking & Dagenham
2002 – 2004 Oaklands College, St. Albans
1997 – 2000 Amersham & Wycombe College

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2019 Central St Martins: Ceramic Art London
Centre Ceramique Giroussens, France InstantT
Yixing International Festival, China: Ziyunxixing, UK-China Exhibition of Ceramic Art
2018 Central St Martins: Ceramic Art London
Clay College Gallery, Stoke: Salt & Soda
The Sculpt Gallery, Essex: Art and Tea
2017 Central St Martins: Ceramic Art London
Cambridge Contemporary Art: A Fine Line
2016 Central St Martins: Ceramic Art London
Gold Coast City Gallery, Australia: 30th Gold Coast International Ceramic Art
Stadtmuseum Siegburg, Germany: Ceramics of Europe 13
2015 Royal College of Art: Ceramic Art London
Kammerhof Museum, Gmunden, Austria: European Ceramics
2014 Royal College of Art: Ceramic Art London
Keramikmuseum Westerwald, Hoehr-Grenzhausen, Germany: Keramik Europas 13
Bircham Gallery, Holt: Summer Exhibition
2013 Royal College of Art: Ceramic Art London
Loes & Reinier International Ceramics, Deventer, Holland: Salt Glaze
Contemporary Ceramics Centre, London: Shades of Blue
Rye Art Gallery, Rye: Time of Wonder
2012 Royal College of Art: Ceramic Art London
Bettle Gallery, Ringwood, Hants: Winter Bleu
2011 Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Gallery: RBSA Open Ceramics
Bircham Gallery, Holt, Norfolk: Christmas Exhibition
2010 The Gallery at Bevere, Worcester: The Salt Show
Keramikmuseum Grimmerhus, Denmark: Keramik Europas 12
Kammerhofmuseum, Gmunden, Austria: Keramik Europas 12
Craft in the Bay Gallery, Cardiff: Teapotters
Saffron Walden Museum: A Handful of Potters
2009 Keramikmuseum Westerwald, Hoehr-Grenzhausen, Germany: Keramik Europas 12 – Westerwald Preis 2009
Pyramid Gallery, York
Woodbury Studio Gallery, Exeter: Clay 16
Booth House Gallery, Holmfirth, Yorks: A Pinch of Salt
2008 Royal College of Art: Ceramic Art London
Bermuda Society of Arts, Hamilton, Bermuda International Contemporary Ceramics
Rye Art Gallery, Rye, East Sussex A Joyous Glaze
2007 Musee de Carouge, Geneva: Concours International de Ceramique de la Ville de Carouge.
Gallery H, Arnside, Cumbria.
Imagine Gallery.
Parnside Mill, Harlow.
2006 Royal College of Art: Ceramic Art London
Galerie Handwerk Koblenz, Germany: Salzbrand Keramik 2006.
Galanthus Gallery, Hereford.
Garden Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton.
2005 Royal College of Art: Ceramic Art London
Crafts Council Gallery and touring: Table Manners; International Contemporary Tableware
Bettles Gallery: Christmas Chimes
Rufford Craft Centre:  Salt and Soda
Cone 9 Gallery, North Berwick, East Lothian
2004 Andenne, Belgium: Marche International de Potiers, 9th Biennale de la Ceramique
Celf Gallery, Swansea
2003 Royal Exchange Theatre Gallery, Manchester
2002 Royal College of Art and touring:  Ceramic Contemporaries 4
Beatrice Royal Gallery, Eastliegh
Galerie Handwerk Koblenz, Germany:  Salzbrand Keramik 2002
2000 Metropole Arts Centre, Folkestone: CPA Millennium Exhibition, “Inspired and Fired”

 

MEMBERSHIPS

Selected Member and Chair of Management Council (2017 – present) Craft Potters Association, London

Art Workers Guild, London

Anglian Potters

London Potters

Hertfordshire Visual Arts Forum (founder and former chair, Ceramics Group)

 

PUBLICATIONS

‘Ceramics: is Design the Way Forward?’ in Studio Pottery No.39 Spring 2000

‘The Teapot Book’, Steve Woodhead, A & C Black 2005

‘Advanced Pottery’, Linda Bloomfield, Robert Hale 2011

‘Colour in Glazes’, Linda Bloomfield, Bloomsbury Academic Visual Art 2011

‘Working Potters’ Ceramics Monthly June/July/August 2012

‘Contemporary Tableware’ Linda Bloomfield, Bloomsbury Academic Visual Art 2013

‘Inside the Mind of An Artist’ (interview) Episode 49 October 2014, www.thepotterscast.com