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                              Craig Underhill

Solo Exhibitions

  2008         Alpha House Gallery, Sherbourne, Dorset
  2006         Artmill Gallery, Plymouth.

Group Exhibitions (recent & forthcoming)

   2012        Byard Art, Cambridge
   2011        Byard Art, Cambridge
   2010        Byard Art, Cambridge
   2009        Christmas Cracker, Byard Art, Cambridge
               Gifted 09, Wexford Arts Centre, Ireland
               Select, Gallery Top, Derbyshire
               Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, London
               New work – SCA Gallery, Shrewsbury
               Ceramics in the Window – Eton Applied Arts, Windsor
   2008        Byard Art, Cambridge
               Grafische Keramiek – St Joseph Gallerie, Nederlands
               Painted – Contemporary Ceramics, London
               New Ceramics – New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, Surrey
   2007        Landscapes in Time – Lund Gallery, Yorkshire
               CPA 50 exhibition – Bevere Gallery, Worcestershire
               Individual Voices – Bevere Gallery, Worcester
   2006        The Yard Gallery, Nijmegen, Netherlands
               Lines of Enquiry – Gallery Top, Derbyshire
               Bakers Dozen – Roundhouse Gallery, Derbyshire
   2005        Spring Exhibition – Stour Gallery, Shipston on Stour, Warks
               Clay Art Wales, North Wales
               Art in Clay – Hatfield House, Hertfordshire
   2004        'Threads' – The Living Galery, Stourbridge
                'Earth and Fire' – Rufford Craft Centre, Nottinghamshire
                Compliments and Contrasts –Withers Gallery, Norfolk
                Clay 11 – Woodbury Gallery, Devon.
   2003        'Snared'. Harbourne Gallery, Birmingham
   2002        'Back to the Beach' – Rufford Craft Gallery, Nottinghamshire.
   2001        Summer Ceramics – Number 9 Gallery, Birmingham.
   2000        5 Ways in Clay – The Living Gallery, Stourbridge, West
               Midlands.
               Christmas Exhibition – Torquil Gallery, Henley in Arden.


Background

   1995-1987        Derbyshire College of HE Btec OND in General Art and
                    Design
   1987-1989        Harrow College of Higher Education – BTEC HND in
                    Design (Ceramics)
   1989-1990        Portsmouth Polytechnic – BA Hons in Fine Art (Ceramics)
                    2:1
   1990             University of Eastern Illinois, USA – Graduate Assistantship
   1997–present     Dudley College – Lecturer in Ceramics and Curriculum;
                    Area leader for ceramics and sculpture

Commissions and Awards

  2003 Arts Council Grant to produce and promote a new body of work.
  2004 Arts Council Grant for producing promotional material and new work
  2006 3 large pieces made for the Cielo Restaurant, Birmingham.


Additional Information

Midlands-based ceramicist Craig Underhill is fascinated by the interaction of
mankind and the natural landscape. He explores his ideas in drawing and
painting before committing himself to the clay. His pots speak of the influence
of mankind on nature and nature on mankind. There is a subtle sense of order
to his ceramics that suggest landscapes or seascapes. His pieces are
evocative of places he has visited and journeys he has made, using a subtle
colour palette and an extensive range of textural surfaces and mark marking.

								
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