Alison Graham Ceramics


(Since 2009

Teaching and Lecturing

Artist in Residence

July-August 2013: Artist in Residence @ DRAW international research centre, Caylus, France

Sept 2008: Artist in Residence @ ‘The XXXII International Ceramic Symposium

"Porcelain Another Way"’, Walbrzych, Poland.

2017:       'Made by Hand Cardiff', City Hall, Cardiff

2017:       'Salisbury Contemporary Craft Festival,' Salisbury Catherdral, Wiltshire

2017:       'Interpretations of Landscape', Arundel Contemporary, 53 High Steet, Arundel, West Sussex

2017:       'Summer Exhibition, Cambridge Contemporary Art, 6 trinity street, Cambridge

2016:       'Made by Hand Cardiff', City Hall, Cardiff.

2016:       'Salisbury Craft & Heritage Fair', Salisbury Cathedral Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2EJ, UK

2016:       'Tonal Edit' exhibiton, Gallerytop, Chatsworth Road, Rowsley, Derbyshire, DE4 2EH

2016:       'Spring Craft Collection Exhibition', New Ashgate Gallery, Waggon Yard, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7PS

2015:       'Crafted 2015', New Brewery Arts, Brewery Court, Cirencester, GL7 1JH

2015:       'The Biscuit Factory Autumn Show', Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Northumbria

2015:        'The Light Show' Cardiff MADE gallery, 41 Lochaber Street, Roath, Cardiff, Wales

2015:        'Made by Hand Cardff', City Hall, Cardiff, Wales

2015:        'Salisbury Contemporary Craft & Heritage Fayre', Salisbury Catherdral Close, Wiltshire, SP1 2EJ

2015:        'Art in Clay' Hatfield Pottery & Ceramics Festival, Hatfield House, Hertfordshire, AL9 5NQ

2015:        'The Contemporary Craft Festival', Bovey Tracey, Devon

2015:       MADE gallery 'Spring Exhibition' MADE gallery, 14A Orange Street, Uppingham, Rutland, LE15 9SQ

2015:       'Ceramic Showcase' Corner Gallery, 11A Beeches Avenue, Carshalton Beeches, Surrey, SM5 3LB

2015:       'CRAFT: Redefining Handmade' (Trade show), Olympia, Kensington, London

2014/5:    'Crafted', Huyton Gallery, Civic Way, Huyton, Knowsley, L36 9GD

2014:       'Christmas Inspire 2014', Walford Mill Crafts Gallery Shop, Wimbourne, Dorset

2014:       'Showcase' &Collective Art Gallery, 28 Henderson Street, Bridge of Allan, Scotland, FK9 4HR

2014:       'Art in Clay', The Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham Surrey, GU9 7QR

2014:       'Made by Hand', Contemporary Craft Fair, City Hall, Cardiff, Wales

2014:       'Mini-Crafted' showcase, Knowlsey Leisure and Culture Park foyer, Huyton, Liverpool, L36 6EG

2014:       'Craft Showcase', The Found Gallery, 84 High Street, Dunbar, East Lothian, EH42 1JH

2014:       'Clay 21', Tim Andrews Gallery, Greenway, Woodbury, Exeter, Devon, UK, EX5 1LW

2014:       'Craft Showcase', Bowery Visual Arts Gallery, 54 Otley Road, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 2AL

2014:       'Sanctuary', Platform Gallery, Station Road, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 2JT

2014:       'Summer Exhibition', Bircham Gallery, 14 Market Place, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 6BW

2014:       'Craft Showcase', Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, St. David's Road, Cwmbran, Torfaen, Wales

2014:       'Down to Earth' The Craft Centre and Design Gallery, Leeds City Art Gallery, LS1 3AB

2014:       'The Contemporary Craft Festival', Bovey Tracey, Devon

2014:       'Making Painting', Turner Contemporary Gallery, Margate, Kent (Gallery shop)

2014:        'Spring Showcase', Adore Contemporary Boutique, 31 Church Street, Falmouth, Cornwall

2014:        'British Craft Trade Fair', Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, HG2 8QZ

2014:        'Newcomers Exhibition', Bircham Gallery, 14 Market Place, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 6BW

2014:        'CRAFT' Handmade in Britain trade show alongside 'Home' and 'Top Drawer', Earl's Court, London

2013:        'Ceramic Showcase: Alison Graham', The Grey Door Gallery, Castle Cary, BA7 7BJ

2013:        'Made in Colour', The Byre Gallery, Millbrook, Cornwall

2013:        'The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Spinningfields, Deansgate, Manchester

2013:        Scholarship Residency/Solo Exposition, DRAWinternational, CAYLUS, France

2013:        'Contemporary Maker' National Museum Cardiff (Amgueddfa Cymru), Cathays Park, Cardiff

2013:        'Contemporary Craft Festival', Mill Marsh Park, Bovey Tracey, Devon.

2013:        'Cockington Ceramic Festival', Cockington, Torquay, Devon

2012:        'Inspire' Walford Mill Crafts, Wimborne and Durlston Castle, Swanage, Dorset.

2012:        'MADE12 Brighton', Corn Exchange, Brighton

2012:        'MADE12 London', One Marylebone, next to Regents Park, London

2012:        'Wells Art Contemporary' exhibition, Wells and Mendip Museum, Wells, Somerset

2012:        'The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair', Spinningfields, Deansgate, Manchester

2012:         'Metamorphosis: Transformations of colour and light', Cow Lane Studios, Salford, Manchester

2012:         ''ExLab: Digital Earth by Z. Eastwood-Bloom', (curated shop) Walford Mill Crafts, Dorset

2012:         'One Year On' at The Contemporary Craft Fair, Bovey Tracey, Devon (Selected)

2012:         'Upfront Cumbrian Artists Open' Upfront Gallery, Unthank, Penrith, Cumbria

2011:         '25 years on, Members Exhibition' Oriel Makers Gallery, Cardiff

2011:         ‘Between the lines’ Llanover Hall Arts Centre (Solo show), Cardiff

2010:         ‘Metamorphosis’ Leeds College of Art & Design (Solo show), Leeds

2010:         ‘Rufford  NPA Selection’ Rufford Craft Centre

2009:         ‘Playing with fire’, Oriel Makers Gallery, Cardiff

2009:         ‘Porcelain Another Way’, Municipal Museum of Wroclaw, Poland

2012: PhD Ceramics

Cardiff Metropolitan University

2005: MA Ceramics (Distinction part 2)

University of Wales Institute Cardiff

2003: BA (Hon) Contemporary Applied Arts. 1:1

Cumbria Institute of the Arts, Carlisle, Cumbria.


Sept 06 – current: Tutor in Ceramics: 

Llanover Hall Arts Centre, Cardiff.

Sept 2015- current: Tutor in Drawing:

Llanover Hall Arts Centre, Cardiff

Oct 2011 - June 2014: Associate Lecturer:

Certificate in Professional and Research Skills, MFA Fine Art, Cardiff Metropolitan University

March 2009 - 2013: Workshop leader: 

Research Poster Design, Cardiff Metropolitan University

Oct 2010: Workshop Leader:

'Exploring the Surface', 'De Koploper', Harlebeke, Belgium.


2014 - Arts Council of Wales 'Business and Marketing' grant, supported by the Welsh Government and National Lottery.

2013 - Wales Art International Award to participate in the DRAWinternational residency/exposition award for 'Drawing in a contemporary context', Caylus, France

2006-09 - AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) Doctoral Funding Award Scheme

2008 - Wales Arts International Award to participate in  "Porcelain Another Way"’ symposium in Poland

2008 - 'Research Student Poster Competition’ (Second Prize), WIRIAD, U.W.I.C. Cardiff

2004-05: - AHRB (Arts and Humanities Research Board) Professional Preparation Master's Scheme Award