Tag: Ceramic

York NHS Teaching Hospitals

I’ve just joined the team at York NHS Teaching Hospitals as a freelance artist to run a series of workshops in the Stroke Unit at Scarborough Hospital. It’s the first time I’ve delivered workshops in this kind of environment and I’m really looking forward to working with patients at the hospital to aid in their recovery. […]

Pineapple Gallery, Bishop Auckland

I’ve just forged links with the Pineapple Gallery in Bishop Auckland who have approached me to stock my work. They are currently selling my large portraits (on paper) and some of my small ceramics. I look forward to a prosperous partnership with this great little gallery.

OUT & ABOUT – Hey Clay

It’s Hey Clay this weekend! A nationwide scheme organised by the Crafts Council to get folks started with the rather addictive medium of clay… Lovely to see the Crafts Council using the image of my Curious Curiosities tiger jars as inspiration too 🙂

Gove Busts go on display in Refurbished York Art Gallery (CoCA)

The Opening of the redeveloped York Art Gallery sees the new ceramic galleries extended and renamed CoCA (Centre of Ceramic Art). I’m very happy to have some work included in the opening of these galleries. Some of my Michael Gove busts from the Goveshy are in the Rainbow wall of pots. There are also two […]

Clare Twomey ‘Manifest:10,000 Hours’ Book

I’m in York Art Gallery’s book for Clare Twomey’s Manifest: 10,000 hours commission. I was busy with my AA2A+ residency with York College and York Art Gallery at the time and I helped to make well over 100 bowls to help out with this project

Toast Exhibition at the New School House Gallery

I’ve been invited to show some work in a group exhibition at the New School House Gallery in York. ‘Toast’ brings together contemporary artists, Andy Black, Jade Blood, Andrew Crane, Debra Fear, Karen Thompson and Louise Winter and runs from 25th April until 9th May 2015  

First Visits to York Museums Trust’s Stores

At the end of last month I spent some time in York Art Gallery’s ‘top secret’ ceramic store warehouse. Over the next month I will be seeking inspiration and visiting all of the many of York Museums Trusts warehouse facilities. This is part of my AA2A ‘plus’ artist residency with York Museums Trust and York […]

Artist Residency with York Art Gallery & York College

Myself and Leeds based artist Ian Kirkpatrick have been chosen by York Art Gallery for the AA2A ‘plus’ artist residencies. This is in conjunction with York College. I will be making work in response to York Museums Trusts collections. York Art Gallery is currently closed but will re-open summer 2015 with huge new ceramics galleries […]

Front Page Cover of September 2014 Issue of The Skinny Magazine

Goveshy features on the front page cover of The Skinny (Northwest) September 2014 issue with a detail shot of the broken shards. The skinny is the leading entertainment & listings magazine for Manchester, Liverpool and surrounding areas. http://issuu.com/theskinny/docs/the_skinny_northwest_issue_18?e=1069858/9156715#search

Release of the Art Party Movie

August 21st sees the nationwide release of the Art Party film by Tim Newton and Bob & Roberta Smith. This was shot at the Art Party Conference last November. I’m really looking forward to seeing it!! GOVESHY even made it into the official trailer! Bonus! Art Party from Tim Newton on Vimeo.

Publicity Photographs in the Museums Gardens and the Treasurer’s House

Spent the afternoon in the Museum Gardens with Yorkshire Museum Manager Gary Bateson, taking publicity photographs for the porcelain sandwiches. Then onto the Treasure’s House to meet with Visitor Services Manager Lisa Holden for more of the same. This followed on from my packed out artists talk at Kings Manor. Brilliant Day! Photos: Ian McKinley […]

York Curiouser Exhibition

York Curiouser kicks off next weekend. My comissioned artwork ‘Porcelain Sandwiches’ will be set out in the Yorkshire Museum Gardens, Treasurer’s House Gardens,  Kings Manor, The York Walls and Peasholme Green.  

Crafts Council – #todayimmaking

The Crafts Council very kindly covered me on their #todayimmaking feature. Thanks guys. Today I’m making Porcelain Sandwiches for York Curiouser, an upcoming exhibition which will see 300 of these sandwiches ‘left’ around York.

The Buried City Exhibition

An interesting exhibition which I have some work included in, coming up at Crescent Arts in Scarborough for Museums at Night. The exhibition will be shown in the gallery space at Crescent Arts during April and May.