Australian Art


Carolyn Genders
Carolyn Genders

AKA: Carolyn Genders
  • Ceramics
  • Contemporary
  • Established

Born Singapore
Lives and works in the UK
Represented in Australia by Uber Gallery

Study Brighton Polytechnic – BA Honours Degree – Wood, Metal, Ceramics & Plastics
Goldsmiths College, London – Postgraduate Diploma in Ceramics

Awards 2002 Major Award Southern & South East Arts
2001 Craft Pottery Charitable Trust
2001 South East Arts
1994 South East Arts
1989 David Canter

Member Craft Potters Association – Fellow

2004 17 - 21 March 2004 – Affordable Arts Fair, Battersea Park, London
27 - 28 March 2004 – Open Studio, Oak Farm, Danehill, East Sussex
May - Aug ‘04 – Garden Gallery 10th Anniversary Summer Exhibition, Broughton, Hampshire

2003 Winter Exhibition, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, Surrey
'Diversity' - Works of National Potters, Mid-Cornwall Galleries, St Blazey Gate, Par, Cornwall
Potters & Their Books, Old Bakehouse Gallery, Fishbourne, Nr. Chichester, Sussex
Designer Crafts 2003, Mall Galleries, London

2002 XVIIIe Biennale International de Ceramique d’Art de Vallauris, France
4th Sarreguemines International Ceramic Competition
“Coupes et Bols”, Galerie Carlin, Paris
“Still Life”, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, Surrey

2001 “Refined Earth” – Solo Exhibition, Bedales Gallery, Petersfield, Hampshire

2000 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Keramiek Galerie Groot Welsden, The Netherlands
Summer Exhibition, The Garden Gallery, Broughton, Hampshire
The Old Bakehouse Gallery, Sussex
Galerie Texel, The Netherlands

1999 Internationale Biennale of Ceramic Art, Brussels
Solo Show, Eton Applied Arts, Eton, Windsor

1998 Michou-Ryu Flower Arrangement Exhibition – Takashimaya, Osaka, Japan
‘Brighton Up’, Brewery Arts, Circencester & Black Horse Gallery, Frome, Dorset
Solo Showcase, Hove Museum, Sussex

1997 Keramisto ’97, Milsbeek, The Netherlands
Gmunden Topfermarkt, Austria
The Old Bakehouse Gallery, Sussex
Garden Gallery Summer Exhibition, Broughton, Hampshire
Internationale Biennale Of Ceramic Art, Brussels
‘Messing with Mud’,C.P.A. Show, Plymouth Arts centre

1996 Solo Show, Galerie Lot Duynstee, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Bothy Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Galerie Hilde Holstein, Bremen, Germany

1995 C.P.A. Show, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, Surrey
Contemporary Ceramics Show, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

1994 Made In Britain, Easton Rooms, Rye, Sussex
Gallery Upstairs, Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire
Solo Show, Galerie Altstadt, Weinheim, Germany

1993 Galerie Lot Duynstee, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Galerie Babel, Landsmeer, The Netherlands
Solo Show, Barbican Showcase, London
Chelsea Craft Fair
Made in Britain, Galerie Groot Welsden

1992 Window at the Crafts Potters Shop
Gowan Gallery, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire
Galerie Charlotte Hennig, Darmstadt, Germany

1991 Two Views, Designer Craftsman Society Show. The Dixon Gallery, London
Galerie Tessel, Texel, The Netherlands
Solo Show, David Holmes Gallery, Halifax, Yorkshire

1990 Creative Eye, London
Barbican Showcase, London
Solo Show, Gill Drey, Chenil Galleries, London
British Women Potters, Takashimaya, Tokyo, Japan
Bettles Gallery, Hampshire

1989 Art in Action, Oxford
Solo Show, Easton Rooms, Rye Art Gallery, Rye, Sussex
Potters ’89, Craftsman Potters Shop, London
Ashdown Gallery, Uckfield, Sussex
David Holmes, Halifax, Yorkshire

1988 New Members Show, Craftsman Potters Shop, London
Garden Room Gallery, Lewes, Sussex
Chelsea Craft Fair, London

1987 Direct Design Show, London
Chelsea Craft Fair, London
Solo Show, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

1986 Chelsea Craft Fair, London

1985 Solo Show, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

1984 Cevider, Valencia, Spain
Solo Show, Llantarnam Grange, Cwmbran, Wales

1982 Solo Touring Show with Hampshire County Museum Service
Solo Show, Wandle Gallery, Carshalton, Surrey
Concorso Internazionale della Ceramica d’Arte, Faenza, Italy

1981 Southampton Art Gallery

Sotheby’s Garden Sale,
Action Aid, Bonham’s, 1992
Christie’s ‘Handful of Clay’, 1990
Phillips’ Contemporary Craft, Oxford, 1989

1998-onwards - Short Course Tutor, West Dean College, Sussex
Visiting Lecturer, Christchurch University, Canterbury, Kent
Lectures & Demonstrations to Art & Craft Societies, Colleges & Potters’ Groups
1989, 1991 - Gallery Talk, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
1990 - Guest Speaker, International Festival of Ceramics, Dorset

Private Collections
Adolf Egner Collection, Cologne Museum
Robert Pinchen Collection, Leeds Museum
Fine Arts Society, Glasgow

Sources of Inspiration Carolyn Genders (A&C Black, 2002)

Surface Decoration for Low Fired Ceramics Lynn Peters (Lark Books)
The Potter’s Dictionary of Materials & Techniques Frank & Janet Hammer (A&C Black)
Resist & Masking Techniques Peter Beard (A&C Black)
Coiled Pottery Betty Blandino (A&C Black)
Het Atelier Luk Versluys & Lucien Tinck
Handbuilt Ceramics Kathy Triplett (Lark Books)
British Studio Potters Marks Yates-Owen & Fournier (A&C Black)
The Art of Handbuilt Ceramics Susan Bruce (Crowood Press)
The Potter’s Guide to Ceramic Surfaces Jo Connell (Apple Press)
500 Bowls (Lark Books)

Exhibiting Abroad, Artists’ Newsletter Dec. 2002
UpFront, Ceramic Monthly, June/July/Aug. 2001
Ceramic Review Issue 189 May/June 2001
A Potters Day, Ceramic Review, No 148, July/Aug 1994
CPA New Members, Ceramic Review, No.111 May/June 1988

Concours Internationale de Céramique Contemporaire, Ville de Sarreguemines 2002
XVIIIe Biennale Internationale de Céramique D’Art, Ville de Vallauris, Golfe-Juan 2002
Craft Galleries Directory 1999
Mishou-Ryn Flower Arrangement Exhibition, Osaka, Japan 1998
Europanische Keramik – Sammlung Adolf Egner, Museum fur Angerandte Kunst, Cologne 1995
Festival of European Ceramics Commemorative Programme 1992
40 Concorso Internazionale della Ceramica d’Arte Faenza 1992

Galerie Marianne Heller, Heidelberg, Germany
Galerie Altstadt, Weinheim, Germany
Contemporary Ceramics, London
Gowan Gallery, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire
Cecilia Coleman Gallery, London
Dartington Cider Press Centre, Devon
Garden Gallery, Broughton, Hampshire
New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, Surrey
Europeanmakers Gallery, Amsterdam
Grapevine Gallery, Norwich, Norfolk
Uber Gallery, St Kilda, Melbourne Australia


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