Approved: 16.08.2006

Paul Rowbottom

Artist, Maker, Lecturer / academic

Approved: 16.08.2006

Concepts
My work is an attempt to synthesise the visual and tactile world as I experience it. In the words of Elvis Costello: 'What shall we do with all this useless beauty?'

A continual order of disorder and creating chaos in the midst of order at some level. Influences
Nature, paradox, tenacity. Career path
My career path is a balancing act comprising of part-time teaching, residences and commissions.

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  • Location: Abbots Langley, East
  • Activities: Primary education, Secondary education, Adult education, Residencies, Workshops
  • Categories: Education project, Ceramics, Furniture, Printmaking, Sculpture
  • Tags: stonecarving, sculpture, kiln building, ceramics, artist/ educator
 
 

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    Biography

    Concepts My work is an attempt to synthesise the visual and tactile world as I experience it. In the words of Elvis Costello: 'What shall we do with all this useless beauty?' A continual order of disorder and creating chaos in the midst of order at some level. Influences Nature, paradox, tenacity. Career path My career path is a balancing act comprising of part-time teaching, residences and commissions. BA (Hons) Fine Art Sculpture I am currently prototyping sculptural furniture with Furniture Works at London Metropolitan University.

    CV & Education

    Solo exhibitions

    2013 The Upstairs Gallery, Berkhamsted

    2001 - Artmonskys Boundary Road, London, ceramic pots

     

    Group exhibitions

    2012 Eastern Open, Hertfordshire

    2012 Designs for Future, Salisbury Arts Centre

    2012 Art in Clay, Hatfield,

    2012 The Upstairs gallery, Berkhamsted

    2007 - Metroworks Show 07, Metroworks, London Metropolitan University 2007 - Pulse, Earls Court, London 2007 - Waterworks, Parndon Mill, Harlow 2004 - Hertfordshire Visual Arts Forum, Watford Grammar School, Watford, Herts 2003 - New Gallery, Olney, Bucks 2003 - Rivers Gallery, Nailsworth 2002 - Finlandia, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire 2001 - Chenies Manor, Plant and Garden Show (annual) 2000 - Art Garden, Bristol 2000 - Capel Manor Garden and Plant Fair 2000 - Chenies Manor 1998 - Open Studio, Hertfordshire (annual) 1997 - Hidden Art, Hackney, Ballspond Studio