This work is an exploration into material and place observing processes of interdependence between water and geological change, seeking appropriate and simple construction methods, by using porcelain with china clay, merging imagination with memory in search of insights.
Take the main road into Fowey. Turn right onto Hanson Drive to main car park. Opposite the main car park walk down Old School Steps and the entrance is on the right. Wheelchair access.
Saturday 25th May
Sunday 26th May
Monday 27th May
Tuesday 28th May
Wednesday 29th May
Thursday 30th May
Friday 31st May
Saturday 1st June
Sunday 2nd June
11.00am - 5.00pm
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Houlding, Nickson & Beavan
Ice Melt - china clay matrix with porcelain, quartz and glass
My venue is accessible to people with mobility difficulties
My venue has toilet facilities for visitors
My studio is family friendly
My Studio is open all year round by appointment
1969 Foundation Course, Gloucestershire College of Art.
1970-73 BA Ceramics, Manchester Polytechnic, Faculty of Art and Design.
1977 Crafts Council Selected Index.
1990 International Academy of Ceramics.
1989 1st Inax Design Award, Inax Corporation, Japan – 3 month work and study visit.
1992 X111eme Biennale International de Ceramique d’Art, Vallauris, France.
(Winner of Le Prix de l’Association Vallaurienne D’Organisations Culturelles).
1992 Honourable Mention, Mino, Japan, (International Ceramic Competition).
1996 South West Arts Project Award.
1999 Takeo Region Int. Art and Cultural Exchange. 4mth residency, Kyushu, Japan.
2001 1st World Ceramic Biennale, Ichon World Ceramic Center, Korea.Diploma.
2001/2 Arts Council SW Commission Fund, Imerys Minerals Fal Valley china clay pits.
2008 Contemporary Craft Fellowship, Arts Council/Crafts Council/Esmee Fairburn/
Arts Matrix/Devon Guild.
2009 Cornwall Crafts Association Craftsmanship Award.
Recent exhibitions include
2003 “Movement in Metaphor”, Kellinghusen Museum. nr. Hamburg, Germany
2005/6 ‘Whitegold’ China Clay Country Park, St. Austell, touring Cornwall and Munich.
2007 AR-T-Gillae, Internationale Kermiek Tentoonstelling, Koksjide, Belgium
2007 ‘Out of the Ordinary’ Newport Museum and Art gallery, Wales.
2001-2011 Exhibitions at China Clay Museum, Wheal Martyn, Carthew, St. Austell
Crafts Alliance, St.Louis, U.S.A.
Inax Corporation Collection, Tokoname, Japan.
Badisches Landesmuseum, Schloss, Karlsruhe, Germany
Musee International de la Ceramique d'Art de Vallauris, France
Porvoo Museum, Finland.
Saga Prefectural Museum, Kyushu, Japan.
Seoul Metropolitan Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea.
Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery. Waterloo, Ontario.
Arts & Crafts Museum, Berlin, Germany
Museum fur angewandte Kunst,(MAK) Koln, Germany
Staatliches Museum fur angewandte Kunst, Design in der Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
Takeo City Ceramics Collection, Kyushu, Japan.
Ichon World Ceramic Centre, Kyonggi Province, Korea.
Kellinghusen Museum, nr. Hamburg Germany
The Met Office, Exeter
Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece
Sevres Museum, Paris, France