Approved: 16.08.2006

David Allnatt

Approved: 16.08.2006

Concepts
All of my work is hand built with red earthenware clays and fired up to 1160 degrees centigrade. Using a combination of glaze formulas and firing temperatures I build up textural surfaces in a range of rich colours. The recent forms have developed through a study of human and animal gestures.Influences
Ancient cultures, The natural world; own cultural identity (White, British); own gender

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  • Location: Napton on the Hill, West Midlands
 

Biography

Concepts All of my work is hand built with red earthenware clays and fired up to 1160 degrees centigrade. Using a combination of glaze formulas and firing temperatures I build up textural surfaces in a range of rich colours. The recent forms have developed through a study of human and animal gestures.Influences Ancient cultures, The natural world; own cultural identity (White, British); own gender (Male); Sexual Identity (Heterosexual)Career path Qualifications: 1966 Foundation Studies Dip AD Graphics and 3D Design, Sutton School of Art, Surrey Teaching Experience: 1994 Part-time Lecturer, Ceramics Department, Coventry University 1994 Visiting Lecturer, Ceramics Department, Mid-Warwickshire College 1979 Part-time Lecturer, Ceramics Department, Sutton College of Liberal Arts, Sutton, Surrey Areas of work: Adult education Community arts Exhibiting Lecturing Private commissions Public art Studio workshop technician Visual arts consultancy Workshops Collections: Birmingham City Art Gallery Sutton College of Liberal Arts, Sutton, Surrey Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry Derbyshire Museum Service Evershed, Wells and Hind, Birmingham

CV & Education

Solo exhibitions 2001 - In the Window, Contemporary Ceramics London 1993 - Ceramics, The Cecilia Colman Gallery, London 1992 - Ceramics, West Midlands Arts, Birmingham 1988 - Ceramics, Argyle Gallery, London Group exhibitions 2001 - Nature in Art, Wallsworth Hall, Gloucester 2000 - Altech Ceramics Biennale, Johannesburg, South Africa 1999 - Something Blue, The Lion Gallery, Leominster 1999 - Svenst Handverk Craft Fair, Skane, Sweden 1998 - Celebration, CPA Exhibition, Quay Arts, Isle of Wight 1998 - Summer Exhibition, The Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen, Painswick, Gloucestershire 1997 - Warwickshire Artists, The Wilcox Gallery, Stratford upon Avon 1996 - Fireworks III, Craft Potters Shop and Gallery, London 1995 - Summer Exhibition, The Gallery Upstairs, Henley-in-Arden 1993 - Ceramics, Coventry University 1993 - Ceramics, Leicester University 1992 - Ceramics, Gateways Galleries, Shrewsbury 1990 - Ceramics, Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry 1989 - Ceramics, Sutton College Gallery 1988 - Ceramics, Midlands Arts Centre 1988 - Ceramics, Ridware Arts Centre 1988 - Ceramics, Stafford Art Gallery 1988 - Ceramics, Worcester City Museum