Ashraf Hanna

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About

Curriculum Vitae
1967   Born, El Minia, Egypt
1986/89   Foundation and access studies in expressive arts, El Minia College of Fine Arts
1991/94   BA Hons Theatre Design, Central Saint Martins College of Arts & Design
1997   Started working with clay
1998   Set up studio in Hackney, East London
1999   Professional membership: Craft Potters Association
2000   Moved to Pembrokeshire and set up current studio
2002   Elected to fellowship of the Craft Potters Association
2011   MA RCA Ceramics & Glass
Awards
2010   Welsh Artist of the Year 2010, Applied Arts Category
2010   Purchase Award, the National Eisteddfod
2008/09   Public Award for best in show, the International Oldenburg Ceramics Fair, Germany
2008   Best of the Best Award at Art In Action festival
2003   Sothebys highly commended award at Potfest in the Park
2002 Peers Award, Art in Clay, Hatfield House

Exhibitions & Shows

2012, 2014
Solo show, Beaux Arts, Bath
2012
Figure, Form & Material: duo with Sue Hanna at Rufford CC
Collect Fair at the Saatchi Gallery; represented by Ruthin CC
Ceramic Art London Fair at the RCA, London
Solo show:Metamorphoses, at Le Don du Fell Gallery, France
Earth: group exhibition at Ruthin CC
2011
MA graduation show at the RCA, London
Line, Volume & Space: Solo show at Contemporary Ceramics Centre London
2010
Trio show at Le Don du Fell Gallery, France
Welsh Artist of the Year exhibition, St Davids Hall, Cardiff
The National Eistedfodd, Wales
2009
Solo exhibition at Beaux Arts Gallery, Bath
Ceramic Art London Fair at the RCA, London
Invited demonstrator, Art In Action, Waterperry, House-and-Gardens
Oldenburg international Ceramic Fair, Germany
Westerwald Prize exhibition, Keramik Museum, Westerwald, Germany
Westerwald Prize, touring exhibition, Museum of International Ceramic Art Grimmerhus,Denmark
The Westerwald Prize, touring exhibition, Kammerhof Museen, Gmunden, Austria
2008
Formed in Fire: group exhibition, The Leach Pottery, St Ives
Duo exhibition with Sue Hanna at Rufford CC
Ceramic Art London Fair at the RCA, London
Duo exhibition with Sue Hanna at Tenby Museum, Wales
2007
Clay 14: group exhibition at Woodbury Studio Gallery
Invited demonstrator at Art In Action, Waterperry, House-and-Gardens
Solo showcase, part of the Liverpool Arabic festival at The Blue Coat Display Centre
CPA at Fifty: touring exhibition
17 Prime Makers, group exhibition, Ireland, Wales
Solo exhibition at Beaux Arts Gallery – Bath
Monochrome: group exhibition at Contemporay Ceramics Gallery, London
Ceramic Art London Fair at the RCA, London
2006
Duo exhibition with Dedrie Burnett at Alhpha House gallery – Dorset
Ceramic Art London Fair at the RCA, London
Collect Fair at the V & A, represented by Contemporary Ceramics
2005
Ceramic Art London Fair at the RCA, London
Hayes & Hanna: two-man show at Rufford Ceramic Centre
New Directions: group exhibition, book launch exhibition for Tim Andrews new Raku book
Exhibition at Alpha House Gallery, Dorset
In the window: Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool
Smoke Fired in Britain: group exhibition at Loes & Reinier Gallery, The Netherlands
Collect Fair at the V & A represented by Contemporary Ceramics
2003
Clay Ten: group show, Woodbury Studio Gallery, Devon
Solo showcase, Contemporary Ceramics Gallery, London
Three-man show with Duncan Ross and John Ward; curator Tim Boon, at Alpha House Gallery, Dorset
2002
Solo showcase at Yorkshire Museum curated by Maggie Barnes of European Ceramics
Sofa – Chicago, represented by Contemporary Ceramics
2001
Solo show at the Mercer Gallery; curator, Maggie Barnes