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

2016 Gold Coast City Gallery, Australia: 30th Gold Coast International Ceramic Art
Stadtmuseum Siegburg, Germany: Ceramics of Europe 13
2015 Kammerhof Museum, Gmunden, Austria: European Ceramics
2014 Keramikmuseum Westerwald, Hoehr-Grenzhausen, Germany: Keramik Europas 13
Bircham Gallery, Holt: Summer Exhibition
2013 Loes & Reinier International Ceramics, Deventer, Holland: Salt Glaze
Contemporary Ceramics Centre, London: Shades of Blue
Rye Art Gallery, Rye: Time of Wonder
2012 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 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 Galerie Handwerk Koblenz, Germany: Salzbrand Keramik 2006.
Galanthus Gallery, Hereford.
Garden Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton.
2005 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

Professional Member, 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