Public Collections
Diessen Kulturgemeinschaftsammlung, Diessen Ammersee, Germany
Die Neue Sammlung, Design Museum, Munich, Germany
Sturt Craft Centre, Mittagong, NSW, Australia

2017 Harley Foundation Award
2017 Craft Pottery Charitable Trust Award
2016 Die Neue Keramik prize, Germany
2013 Arts Council Grants For the Arts Award
2013 CPA Charitable Trust Award
2009 CPA Charitable Trust Award
2007 Arts Council Grants For the Arts Award
2004 Arts Council Grants For the Arts Award
2003 East Midlands Arts Board Mentoring Scheme
CPA Professional member
Design Factory Fellow

2013 Sturt Craft Centre, Mittagong, NSW, Australia
2007 Rufford Craft Centre, Nottinghamshire
2007 Assistant to Robin Welch, Suffolk

Creative Professional Summary
2015-present Ceramic tutor at Harley Ceramics Studio, Welbeck, Notts
2007-15 Ceramic tutor at Rufford Craft Centre
2007-10 Sessional ceramic tutor at West Notts College, Mansfield
2009-10 Ceramic technician p/t, West Notts College
2007 Visiting lecturer, Nottingham Trent University
2006 Visiting lecturer at Avondale College, Cooranbong, & University of Canberra, Australia
2004-07 Arts Strategy & Development Officer, Gedling Borough Council, Arnold, Nottingham
2000-04 Project & Community Development Officer (P/T), Rufford Craft Centre

2004 PGCE Adult & FE Teacher's Certificate
1996-99 BA Hons in 3D Design (Ceramics), Loughborough University
1980-84 BA Hons in Modern Languages, Coventry Polytechnic

Working with Robin Welch, Ceramic Review 228. DOWNLOAD

Leaflet about my residency at Sturt Craft Centre DOWNLOAD

Exhibitions and Recent Events (summary)
Regular participation at international ceramic markets: Earth & Fire, Art In Clay, Potfest in the Park, Oxford Ceramic Fair, Keramisto (NL), Swalmen (NL), Diessen Ammersee (Germany), Oldenburg (Germany).

Dec 16 Bakers Dozen, Roundhouse Gallery, Foston
Nov 16 Exhibition with Annie Ovenden & Graham Arnold, Twenty Twenty Gallery, Much Wenlock
Oct 16 Workshop for the Keramikgruppe, Hoehr-Grenzhausen, Germany
Aug 16 Art In Clay, Hatfield, Herts
Aug 16 Oldenburg Ceramic Fair, Oldenburg, Germany
July 16 Art In Action demonstrator, Waterperry, Oxon
July 16 Les Journees de la Ceramique, St Sulpice, Paris
Jun 16 Earth & Fire, Rufford Country Park, Notts
May 16 Swalmen Ceramic Fair, Swalmen, NL
May 16 Diessen Ammersee Ceramic Fair, Germany
Nov 15 Art In Clay, Farnham, Hants
Oct 15 Oxford Ceramics, St Edmunds School, Oxford
Sept 15 Featured artist, Bevere Gallery, Worcester
July 15 Art In Action demonstrator, Waterperry, Oxon
June 15 Earth & Fire, Rufford, Notts
June 15 Landscape exhibition, Robert Fogell Gallery, Stamford
May 15 Contemporary Ceramics at St Michael's, Discoed, Powys, Wales
May 15 Diessen Ceramic Market, Germany
Dec 14 Landscape exhibition, Gallery Topp, Rowsley, Derbyshire
Nov 14 Galerie Kempro exhibition, Sterksel
Jul 14 Art In Action demonstrator, Waterperry, Oxford
Oct 13 Japanese teabowl exhibition, Japanese Embassy, London
Oct 13 Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Manchester
Sep 13 Natural Selection exhibition, Gallery Topp, Rowlsey
May 13 Young Clay exhibition, Keramiekcentrum Tiendschuur Tegelen, NL, & Westerwald Museum, Hoehr-Grenzhausen, Germany
Oct 12 Oxford Ceramic Fair, Oxford
Sep 12 Keramisto, Milsbeek, Netherlands
Sep 12 Oldenbury Ceramics Market, Germany
Jul 12 Potfest in the Park, Penrith
Jun 12 Earth & Fire, Rufford Country Park, Notts
May 12 Diessen Ceramic Market, Germany
May 12 Swalmen, Limburg, Netherlands
Dec 11 Nottingham Contemporary exhibition
Oct 11 Oxford Ceramics Fair, Oxford
Sep 11 Wirksworth Arts Festival, Derbyshire
Sep 11 Shirley Crowther Contemporary Art, Ditchling, Sussex
Jun 11 Contemporary Crafts at Bovey Tracey, Devon
May 11 NPA Northern Stars, School House Gallery, York
Oct 10 Bircham Gallery, Holt, Norfolk, exhibition with John Newland
May 10 Northern Potters, Rufford Craft Centre, Nottinghamshire
Dec 09 Lustre, Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham
May 09 Clay2Day, Keukenhof, Netherlands
Apr 09 Ceramics in the Round, Buxton
Mar 09 Lund Gallery, Easingwold, North Yorks
Dec 08 Unwrapped, Rufford Craft Centre
Nov 08 Lustre, Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham
Aug 08 Contemporary Ceramics Gallery, London
Jun 08 Earth & Fire, Rufford Country Park
Jun 08 Showcase, Design Factory, Sleaford
Apr 08 Ceramics in the Round, Buxton
Jan 08 NPA exhibition, Platform Gallery, Clitheroe
Dec 07 Rufford Presents, Rufford Craft Centre
Nov 07 The Power of Pots, Royal College of Art, London
Oct 07 Totally Teabowls, Oakwood Gallery
May 07 Harlequin Gallery, London, with Marcus O'Mahoney






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2017 Programme of
Events & Exhibitions

Ceramic Art London


March 31 - April 2


Diessen Ammersee Ceramic Market

Diessen Ammersee, Germany

May 25 - 28


Exhibition at Sam Scorer Gallery


June 19 - 28


Earth & Fire

Welbeck, Notts

June 23 - 25


Les journees de la ceramique

St Sulpice, Paris

June 29 - July 2


The Infinite Vessel workshops

la Meridiana, Italy

July 16 - 22


Hidden Depths

Landesmuseum fur Kunst & Kulturgeschichte, Oldenburg

August 5 - September 17



Contemporary Ceramics, London

August 10 - September 2


Bircham Gallery

Holt, Norfolk

September 9 - October 30


Oxford Ceramics Fair

St Edmunds School, Oxford

October 28 - 29


Open Eye Gallery


November 2 - 20


Harley Open Studios

Welbeck, Notts

November 24 - 26



To see a list of galleries for my
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Rachel Wood Ceramics
7 West Workshops
The Harley Foundation
Welbeck, Worksop
Notts S80 3LW
Telephone: 01909 808995
Email: rachel.wood2@tiscali.co.uk