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Ken Eardley

Biography

Brighton based potter Ken Eardley makes bright and breezy earthenware ceramics for the home, which express his love of pattern and colour. Each piece is hand-built using slabs of clay and then decorated using hand-cut stencils. His textiles background is visible in the graphic range of his designs, featuring birds, flowers, polka dots and love hearts in elegant patterns and vibrant on-trend colours.

DO.B - 21st August 1969- Nassau Bahamas

1991-1993 MA Ceramic and Glass - Royal College of Art
1989-1991 BA Hons Fashion and Textiles - Liverpool Polytechnic
1 987-1989 B'Tec Diploma Art and Design - St Albans College of Art and Design

Selected Exhibitions
Nov 2005 Luster- Djanogly Art Gallery
Oct 2005 Christmas Crackers - Sheffield City Art Gallery
Oct 2005 Christmas Show - New Ashgate Gallery
June 2005 Showcase - New Ashgate Gallery
April 2005 Showcase - Djanogly Art Gallery
April 2005 Craft Showcase - Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Oct 2004 Small is Beautiful - Rufford Ceramic Centre
Sept 2004 Heals Discovered - Heals and Son Ltd

Press
16 Feb 2002 Telegraph Magazine - object of desire
Aug 2002 Elle Decoration - deco trend
13 July 2002 Guardian Weekend - style slave
8 Feb 2003 Guardian Weekend - ten of the best
3 Aug 2003 Guardian Weekend - ten of the best
Dec 2003 Elle Decoration - wish list
19 Oct 2003 Sunday Telegraph Magazine - interior note book
March 2004 Living Etc - tea break
March 2004 Sainsbury's Magazine - home news
17 April 2004 Telegraph Magazine - design junky
15 May 2004 Guardian Magazine - style slave
Sept 2004 Elle Decoration - what's now
28 Aug 2004 Telegraph Magazine - bright young things
Dec 2004 Living Etc - festive feast
March 2005 Homes and Antiques - seasonal shopping
Oct 2005 Kitchens, Bedrooms and Bathrooms - top ten mugs
12 Nov 2005 Guardian Weekend - wish list
Dec 2005 House and Garden - what to buy
Dec 2005 Living Etc - London etc
Jan 2006 Grand Designs - pattern galore

Teaching Positions
2000 to 2004 Cockpit Arts Education programme - teacher
Dec 2001 Central St Martins - visiting lecturer
Sept 2001 Craft Council - sampling ceramics course - lecturer

Ken Eardley

New Ashgate Gallery
Waggon Yard
Farnham
Surrey GU9 7PS
United Kingdom

01252 713208
gallery@newashgate.org.uk

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