Chris Taylor

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About

Chris Taylor grew up in South East London.

In 2000, after completing a degree in ceramics at the University of the West of England, he moved to Devon to embark upon an apprenticeship at Dartington Pottery. For the next five years he worked in several ceramics studios across the country gradually honing his making skills.

In 2005 Chris began to produce his own range of handmade table ware whilst teaching part time at North Devon School of Art. This he did for four years before leaving his teaching job to study at the Royal College of Art.

He has now completed his Masters degree in Ceramics and Glass and during this time he has produced several new pieces of work as well as winning two awards; one for lighting design and the other a travel scholarship which he used to undertake an artist’s residency in China.

 

Education

Royal College of Art, London. 2011: Master of Arts, Ceramics and Glass.

Plymouth University, Devon. 2008: PGCE.

University of the West of England, Bristol. 1999: BA (Hons) 3D Design: Ceramics

 

Exhibitions

Art Wave West Summer Show, Bridport 2015

Art in Action, Oxford 2015

Live Make, Plymouth 2015

Ceramic Art London 2015

New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham 2015

The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh 2014

Art in Action 2014

Ceramic Art London 2014

Contemporary Applied Arts, London 2013

Bevere Gallery Showcase, Worcester, 2012.

Mint Gallery, London, 2012.

Devon Guild Summer Show, Devon, 2012.

Show, Royal College of Art, London, 2011.

Interiors, Birmingham 2011.

Siobhan Davis Studios, London, 2010

 

Awards

Art in Action 2015 Best of the Best: 3rd Place

Henry Rothschild Ceramics Bursary 2014: Shortlisted

Ceramic Art London 2014 Best New comer: 1st Place

Perrier Jouet 2014: Nominated

Devon Guild Summer Show 2012: Bronze Medal

Bevere Gallery Graduate Award 2012: 1st Place

Lighting Association Lighting Design Awards 2010: 3rd Place

Royal College of Art Paolozzi Travel Bursary 2010: Recipient

Royal College of Art discretionary Bursary 2010.