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Solo Exhibitions
2014 'More is More', Jason Jacques Gallery, New York USA, January
2013 'Material Inspiration', Mindy Solomon Gallery, St Petersburg, Florida, USA, May/June
2011 ‘Other Forces’, Jason Jacques Gallery, New York, NY, USA, Feb 9th _ March 9th
2010 Focus – Contemporary Applied Arts, London, September
2009 ‘Terrain’, Kunstforum Solothurn, Switzerland, April/May
2007 ‘New Work’, Bourne Fine Art, Edinburgh, Scotland, August
‘An Unfolding Narrative’, Blackwell, the Arts and Crafts House, Cumbria, May
2005 ‘Celadon and Sang de Bouef’, Bourne Fine Art, Edinburgh, Scotland, August
Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland, April/May
2003 ‘New Work’, Bourne Fine Art, Edinburgh, Scotland, July/August
2001 Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland, October/November
1999 Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland, March/April
1998 ‘Space Craft’, the Bracknell Gallery, Berkshire, U.K. March/April

Group
2015
ISCAEE, Yixing Ceramics Institute, Yixing, China, October
2014
'More Material', Salon 94, Bowery, New York, June-August
'Contemporary Art, Design and Patronage, a Sustainable Alliance' – Musée Ariana, Geneva, April
TEFAF Maastricht, Netherlands – Jason Jacques Gallery, March
2013
Design Miami – Jason Jacques Gallery, December
'The Salon: Art + Design', Park Avenue Armoury, New York, November
SOFA Chicago – Jason Jacques Gallery, November
'Crafting a Continuum: Rethinking Contemporary Craft' – Arizona State University Art Museum and Ceramics Research Centre, USA, September 2013 (touring)
Artists in Residence Retrospective, South Hill Park, September-October
'Moon Jar – Contemporary British Translations' – Korean Cultural Centre, London, June-August
'Ceramics Now', Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, UK, May-June
'Friendship Forged in Fire: British Ceramics in America', AMOCA, Pomona, USA, Feb-May (featured artist)
'In Praise of Chance and Failure', Family Business Gallery, Chelsea, New York, USA, April
2012
Design Miami – Jason Jacques Gallery, December
SOFA Chicago – Mindy Solomon Gallery, November
Joanna Bird at Colefax and Fowler, London, October/November
'Fire and Wax', two person with Martin Kline; 'Masters, Old and New', Piacenti Gallery/ Jason Jacques, London, June/July
'Porcelain' – The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, May
AADLA Spring Show, Park Avenue Armoury, New York, represented by Jason Jacques, May
'10 for 10X2', 10th Anniversary New Acquisitions, Arizona State University Art Museum, April
2011
Introduction, Mindy Solomon Gallery, St Petersburg, Florida, USA, May
SOFA Chicago – Mindy Solomon Gallery, November
‘Through 50’, Contemporary Ceramics Centre, London, January/February
2010
Art Workers Guild, London, members’ exhibition, September
Tokyo Academy for the Arts, September
‘A Living Space’ curated by Kit Kemp, Contemporary Applied Arts, London, September
CPA Select, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, July
Pure Space, Beijing, China, May/June
2009
Egeart Sanat Gunleri, Ataturk Culture Centre, Izmir, Turkey, December
'Porcelain - White Gold', Museum Bellervie, Zurich, August
'CPA Selection', New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, June
‘Collect’, 2009, represented by Contemporary Ceramics, Saatchi Gallery, London, May
World Ceramic Biennale, Icheon, Korea, April
Tokyo Academy of the Arts, Japan, February
2008
VII Ceramic Congress, Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey, November
Winter Exhibition, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, October
‘Formed’, Contemporary Ceramics, London, September
ISCAEE, Nairobi National Museum, Kenya, August
28 Concurso Internacional de Cerámica l’Alcora 2008 international ceramics competition and exhibition, Spain, July ‘Object, Vessel’, Kunstforum Solothurn, Switzerland: Group exhibition of British Ceramics with Sandy Brown, Jane
Perryman, Gabrielle Koch, Elizabeth Fritsch, Emmanuel Cooper, June - July
Leach Pottery, British Ceramics inaugural exhibition, April
Museo Nacional de Ceramica y Artes, Valencia, Spain, Keramik Symposium Gmunden touring exhibition, April
2007
Bettles Gallery Ringwwod, December
Milton Gallery, Barnes, December
New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, November
Keramikmuseum Westerwald, Hohr-Grenzhausen, Germany: Keramik Symposium Exhibition, September/October
New Members’ Exhibition, The Art Workers Guild, London, September
‘The Pot, The Object and The Vessel’, Aberystwyth, June 29 - Sep 1 2007 (Touring)
- an exhibition celebrating 50 years of the CPA (Craft Potters Association) at the University of Aberystwyth, Wales
Galerie Im Freihof Sulz, Austria: Keramik Symposium Exhibition, May
‘Collect’, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, represented by Contemporary Ceramics, February
2006
Fine Art Society, London, December.
International Keramik Symposium, Keramik Kunstwerkstatt, Gmunden, Austria, October
New Ashgate Gallery, Autumn Exhibition, September
Art Workers Guild, Members’ New work, September
‘Traditional yet Contemporary’, part of ‘Think Korea 2006’, contemporary Korean and UK ceramics, Air Gallery,
London, May
‘Pure Porcelain’, Joanna Bird Ceramics, London, May
‘What a dish!’ Contemporary Ceramics, London, April
Showcase, the Crafts Study Centre, Farnham, February
2005
The New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, November/December
 The New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, April
2004
Objects of Desire’, the Fine Art Society, London, December
‘Bloomers’, Contemporary Ceramics, London, May
‘Totally Teabowls’, Oakwood Gallery, Edwinstowe, March
‘Collect’, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, represented by Contemporary Ceramics, February
2003
‘Art for Christmas’, the Fine Art Society, London, December
‘Bowls, etc’, Carlin Gallery of Contemporary Craft, Paris, December
New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, March
2002
‘Art for Christmas’, The Fine Art Society, London, December
SOFA (Sculptural Objects, Functional Art), Chicago Pier, USA, represented by Contemporary Ceramics, October
'10 Years On’, Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow, March
‘Totally Teabowls’, Oakwood Gallery, Edwinstowe, March/April
2001
FAS NOW, The Fine Art Society, London, December
‘A Celebration of the Bowl’, Candover Gallery, Alresford, October
Summer Exhibition, Maltby Contemporary Art, Winchester, August
‘Simple and Pure’, Contemporary Ceramics, London, July
St David’s Hall, Cardiff, two-person, June
Showcase, Beatrice Royal, Hants, April
‘T’, Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow, April
2000
‘Art for Christmas’, the Fine Art Society, London, December
Winter Showcase, Beatrice Royal, Hants, November
New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, May/June, three-person show
Midwinter Exhibition, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, February
1999
‘A Retrospective Future’, Design Gallery, Leeds City Art Gallery, December/January
‘Art for Christmas’, The Fine Art Society, London, December
‘Ceramicists of Fame and Promise’, Beaux Arts, Bath, July
Design and Food, Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow, June
Westerwald Ceramics Prize, Hohr–Grenzhausen, Germany, March
Spring Showcase, Beatrice Royal Gallery, Hants, March
Porcelain Pots, Pyramid Gallery, York, February
1998
Art for Christmas, The Fine Art Society, London, December
‘Teapots’, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, December
‘Distinctly Different’, Cranleigh Arts, October
‘Extension’, Pots of Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand, May/June
The Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award and Exhibition, Auckland, New Zealand, April/May
'The Blues’, Winchester Contemporary Art, January
1997
‘Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh’, Winchester Contemporary Art, December
‘Clay for Today’, The Maltings Gallery, Farnham, November
‘Makers’ Choice’, Winchester Contemporary Art, March
1993
The International Ceramics Festival, Mino, Japan
1992
The Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award and Exhibition, Auckland, New Zealand

Collections
Tsinghua University Permanent Collection, Beijing, China; American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA), Pomona, California, USA; Arizona State University Art Museum Ceramics Research Centre, USA; California State University, Long Beach, USA; Arts Foundation, Izmir, Turkey; Hae Gang Museum, Icheon, Korea; Ege üniversitesi, Turkey; Nairobi National Museum, Kenya; Ariana Museum, Geneva, Switzerland; Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey; The International Keramik Museum, Gmunden, Austria; The Royal Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh; Adam and Company, London; McManus Galleries and Museum, Dundee; Flemming Collection, London; Bryanston Collection, Dorset; James Wallace Arts Trust, Auckland, New Zealand; South Hill Park, Berkshire; private collections internationally.

Awards
Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts Award, 2011
Nominated for Arts Foundation Award 2011
Honourable Mention, World Ceramic Biennale, Icheon, Korea 2009
Grants for the Arts award, Arts Council England, 2006
Grand Prix, ‘White’, Projections D’Argile Film Festival, Montpellier, France, 2002
South Hill Park Development Award 1998
Arts Council Development Funding, ‘Space Craft’, 1998
National Lottery, ‘A4E’ Express Award 1997

Associations
Professional Associate Member, Farnham Arts Society 2012 -
Member of Contemporary Applied Arts, London 2009 -
International Society for Ceramic Art Education and Exchange 2007 -
Fellow of the Craft Potters Association, London 2007 -
Brother of the Art Workers Guild, London 2004 -
Member of the Board of Trustees, the New Ashgate Gallery 2007 - 2011
Professional member, Craft Potters Association, London 1998 - 2007

Ceramics Films
Aspheric Light – Film, director James Kelly, June 2013
AMOCA, Pomona California, DVD film of talk and demonstration, March 2013
Aesthetics and Engagement, DVD film of joint lecture with Prof. Richard Jacobs, AMOCA, March 2013
Symposium – 2007: Documentary, 25 min. Director and cameraman: An impressionistic documentary travelogue recording the International Keramik Symposium, Gmunden, Austria 2006
Red Jar – 2006: Portfolio short film
White – 2002: Documentary, 6 min. An intimate record of ceramics in the making. Dir. Anthony Dolan. Northern Light and Herald Productions Ltd. (‘Grand Prix’ winner at ‘Projections D’Argile’, international ceramics film festival, Montpellier, France) Vimeo.com
Hot Pursuits – 1998: BBC Education short film
Thames Valley Today – 1998: 30 minute feature, Thames Valley Television

Events / Workshops / Demonstrations
2015
ISCAEE lecture, 'A Potter's Response the the British Museum Full Moon Jar', Jingdezhen Ceramics Institute, China, October
ISCAEE Throwing Workshop, Jingdezhen Ceramics Institute, China, October
Aberystwyth International Ceramics Festival, speaker and demonstrator, July
318 Ceramics two day throwing workshop, May
West Country Potters Association talk and demonstration, April
Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, April
2014
An Odd Couple in London – joint lecture with Prof. Richard Jacobs, Art workers Guild, June
Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, London, April
Scaling Up – Two-day throwing workshop, 318 Ceramics, March
An Odd Couple – joint lecture with Prof. Richard Jacobs, The Clay Studio Philadelphia, January
An Odd Couple – joint lecture with Prof. Richard Jacobs, Greenwich House, New York, January
2013
Scaling Up – Two-day throwing workshop, 318 Ceramics, October
Leader, three-day throwing workshop, Camberwell College for the Arts, London, Sept
Master Day – invited speaker/demonstrator, 318 Ceramics, Wrecclesham, Surrey, July
One-day throwing workshop, 318 Ceramics, Wrecclesham, Surrey, July
'Joining the Hemispheres' – symposium, Korean Cultural Centre, London. Address: 'An Aesthetic of Acceptance' (speaker), July
The Ascending Spiral – Throwing workshop, Morley College, London, June
Invited demonstrator and speaker, St Petersburg College, Florida, May
Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, April
Aesthetics and Engagement – joint lecture with Prof. Richard Jacobs, AMOCA, Los Angeles, USA, March
Invited speaker and demonstrator, AMOCA, Los Angeles, USA, March
2012
Invited judge, London Potters Open Exhibition, Demonstrator, November
Invited Judge, Winchester College Art Prize, June
Invited speaker/demonstrator, London Potters, June
Invited speaker/demonstrator, Putney School of Art, June
Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, February
2011
Address; 'Fire: Ceramics Mystery and Creativity', Speakers Programme, SOFA Chicago, Nov.
Leader, 'Freedom on the Wheel', five day course, International Ceramics Studio, Kecskemet Hungary, Sept.
Leader, four day throwing course, Putney School of Art, London, July
Invited Judge, Farnham Arts Society Open, April
Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, February
Wey Ceramics, guest demonstrator, February
2010
IFAADS, Park Avenue Armoury, New York NY, represented by Jason Jacques, October
West Street Potters, two day ‘master class’, May
Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, March
St Paul’s School, two day ‘master class’, March
2009 
Ege University Art Days Expo, Izmir, Turkey. Invited speaker. December
Large Scale Throwing Workshop, two days, WSP Farnham, August
Appledore Visual Arts Festival, talk, demonstration and 'masterclass', May
International Society for Ceramic Art Education aand Exchange (ISCAEE) symposium, Yeoju, Korea, April (speaker and demonstrator)
Collect, Saatchi Galleries, May
Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, February
2008
Invited speaker, Ceramic Congress, Afyon Kocatepe University, TURKEY, November
Guest lecturer, Eskisehir University, Turkey, November
Invited speaker, CAAI annual International Ceramics Conference, Tel Hai, ISRAEL, December
Dacorum and Chiltern Potters’ Guild, guest speaker, October
International Society for Ceramic Art Education and Exchange (ISCAEE), Symposium, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya; speaker and demonstrator, August
Collect, Victoria and Albert Museum, January
Launch of web site www.garethmason.net , February
Leach restoration project auction, Bonhams, London Feb 26
2007
‘Power of Pots’ Auction and exhibition, Royal College of Art, November
International Society for Ceramics Art Education and Exchange (ISCAEE), Symposium at UCCA Farnham, demonstrator and facilitator, October
Demonstration, ‘Lethaby Centenary’, Art Workers Guild, London, October
Key Speaker, ‘Surviving the Crafts’ conference, UCCA, April 25th
Ceramic Art London, the Royal College of Art, March 2-4
‘Collect’, Victoria and Albert Museum, February
Talk and demonstration, London Potters, February
2006
The International Keramik Symposium, Gmunden, Austria , September/October
Invited Judge, the Farnham Arts Society Open, April
Guest demonstrator, Ceramic Art London, the Royal College of Art, March
2005
‘In Conversation’, New Ashgate Gallery, December
Ceramic Art London, the Royal College of Art, May
New Brother’s introductory talk, The Art Workers Guild, January
2004
Guest demonstrator, West Street Potters, Farnham, February
Invited judge, the Bracknell Gallery Open Competition, July
2003
Teacher, Art in Action, Waterperry, Oxfordshire, July
Invited demonstrator, Ceramics in the City, Geffrye Museum London, June

2002

‘Projections d’Argile’ International Film Festival, Montpellier, France, April
Invited demonstrator, Art in Action, Waterperry, Oxfordshire, July
Guest demonstrator, Dacorum and Chiltern Potters Guild, February
2001
Guest demonstrator, West Forest Potters, November
Invited demonstrator, Art in Action, Waterperry, Oxfordshire, July
1986
The International Workshop of Ceramic Art in Tokoname, Japan

Teaching, Employment
2009 University of Wales UWIC Visiting Lecturer
2008 Visiting Lecturer, Tel Hai Academic College, Israel
2008 Visiting Lecturer, Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem
2008 Visiting Lecturer, Anadolu University, Turkey
2008 - Sessional Lecturer, University for the Creative Arts
2007 - 2008 Artist in Residence, University College for the Creative Arts, Farnham
2006 - Visiting Lecturer, University of Westminster, Harrow
1998 - 2006 Sessional tutor, BA ceramics, University College for the Creative Arts
2002 Consultant, Guildford College, March
1998 - 2000 Alton College, ceramics tutor, part time
1998 University of Surrey Arts Workshop, ceramics tutor, part time
1997 Visiting Lecturer, BA ceramics, Surrey Institute of Art and Design
1995 - 1998 Potter in Residence, South Hill Park Arts Centre
1995 - 1998 Tutor, ceramics and life drawing, South Hill Park
1992 - 1995 Terracotta garden ware production thrower, Farnham Pottery
1988 - 1992 Design Technician, BA ceramics, West Surrey College of Art and Design