Jerwood Makers Open

28 September 2011

The Jerwood Charitable Foundation who generously support Cove Park, invite artists from across making disciplines to submit proposals for Jerwood Makers Open, a £37,500 exhibition and commissioning opportunity from Jerwood Visual Arts. For more information about this opportunity see the Jerwood Makers Open website.

British Ceramics Biennial 30th September – 11th December 2011

28 September 2011


Previous Cove Park residents Nao Matsunaga, Andrea Walsh and  Dawn Youll will be exhibiting work in AWARD, the BCB’s major survey of current ceramic practice in the UK. Presented at the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, the home of the finest historic and contemporary collections of ceramics outside London, the exhibition brings together the leading edge of contemporary creative ceramics design, practice and manufacture. For more information see the BCB website.

‘The only rule is work’, from 23 September

21 September 2011


This is a new solo exhibition by former visual arts resident Ciara Phillips. Showing at Kendall Koppe, Glasgow, the exhibition runs through October 2011.

‘The Optimistic Failure of a Simultaneous Promise.’ From 28 September, 2011

14 September 2011

A fantastic opportunity to see a major new solo show in the UK by 2008 Cove Park resident Abraham Cruzvillegas: ‘Autoconstruccion: The Optimistic Failure of A Simultaneous Promise’ opens at Modern Art Oxford on 28 September.







Placement Ceramic Connections: Wales & Scotland 17th Sept – 20th Nov

12 September 2011

Previous Cove Park residents Dawn Youll, Nick Evans and Anne Gibbs have work featured in ‘Placement’ an exhibition of contemporary ceramic objects by artists with connections to Wales and Scotland.  This original and compelling exhibition explores the narrative possibilities of ceramics through material, form, history, image and context.

Part 1: 17 Sept – 16 Oct 2011*, FCA&C @ St Andrews Museum (Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9TA, tel 01334 659380; open Mar-Sept 10.30-4, Apr-Oct 10-5, free). Artists: Stephen Bird, Claire Curneen, Lowri Davies, Laura Ford, David Shrigley, Dawn Youll

PART 2: 22 Oct – 20 Nov 2011, FCA&C @ St Andrews Museum (as above). Artists: Lowri Davies, Ken Eastman, Nick Evans, Laura Ford, Anne Gibbs, Cecile Johnson Soliz, Conor Wilson, Dawn Youll


The Ring – jewel for ever 9th Sept – 9th Oct 2011

5 September 2011


”The Ring’ at Hnoss Gallery, Sweden will feature work by Cove Park’s 2011 UK Crafts Resident Lina Peterson. The exhibition runs from 9th Septmber – 9th October and will be accompanied by a seminar on the 9th September with guest speakers looking at the ring from different perspectives.