MELLA SHAW / Artist / Maker


CV & Exhibitions


Teaching and residencies:

Artist in Residence, Time and Tide Museum, Great Yarmouth, February - August 2016

Artist in Residence, Konstfack Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, (awarded by the Anglo- Swedish Society for Spring term 2014), March – June 2014.

Artist in Residence, University of the Creative Arts, Farnham, Sept 2013 – March 2014.

Sessional Tutor, 318 Ceramics, Farnham, 2014.

Visiting Lecturer, BA (Hons) Creative Arts/Contemporary Arts Practice, Bath Spa University, Bath, 2013 and 2014.

Visiting Lecturer, BA (Hons) Three Dimensional Design, University of the Creative Arts, Farnham, 2014.

Teaching Assistant on mould-making project, Diploma in Ceramics, The City Lit Institute, London, 2012.

Education:

2011 - 2013 MA Ceramics and Glass, Royal College of Art (Excellent Pass, distinction equivalent). MA Dissertation – A Clothing of Emptiness: Ceramics in the Age of Longing (Distinction).

2009 - 2011 Diploma in Ceramics, The City Lit Institute (Distinction).

1997 - 2000 BA (Hons) Anthropology, Durham University (First Class).

Exhibitions:

27 April - 9 September 2017: Crafting History, Time and Tide Museum, Great Yarmouth.

3 December 2016 - 27 Jan 2017: FLY Visual Arts Scotland Annual Exhibition, the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh.

15 January - 1 April, 2016: SOLO SHOW: FORCE MAJEURE Alison Richard Building, Cambridge

26 September - 8 November 2015: AWARD, British Ceramics Biennial, Stoke-on-Trent.

14 December 2014 - 16 January 2015: SOLO SHOW: Notes on a City and Other Stories, 81 Rochester Row, London.

28 October - 23 November 2014: International Ceramic Design Exhibition,
Seoul, Korea.

20 September - 8 October 2014: SOLO SHOW: Notes on the City, Kaolin Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden.

17-22 September 2014: 33@Oxo, London Design Festival, London, UK.

2 April - 14 July 2014: Open To Art: International Ceramic Art and Design, Officine Saffi, Milan, Italy.

27-30 May 2014: Postcards Home, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden.

28 November - 19 Dec 2013: And Then This, Roca London Gallery, UK.

28 September – 10 November 2013: FRESH 2013, British Ceramics Biennial, Stoke on Trent, UK.

10-13 October 2013: STRARTA Art Fair, shown by Sarah Myerscough Gallery, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK.

Christie's exhibition: 21st Century Art and Design (selected work and projects from the Royal College of Art show 2013).

Royal College of Art MA Graduation Show, London, 2013.

Ceramic Art London, RCA Student Show, London, 2013.

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