ANNIE WOODFORD 


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Curriculum Vitae:

Born:

          
London, United Kingdom

Education: 
 
Royal College of Art M.A. (R.C.A.), Ceramics and Glass (principal tutor Sir Eduardo Paolozzi), 1981-84
Hornsey School of Art, B.A. Hons (First Class), Ceramics and Glass, 1977-80
Hornsey School of Art, Foundation Course,1976-77

Awards:    

Inches Carr Trust Bursary for Research and Development, 2015
The Society of Scottish Artists Prize, 2012
Honourable Mention, BIMPE V11, 2012
The Juliet Gomperts Trust Award (Travel), 2010
Finalist - Biennal Internacional Ceramica de Marratxi, Spain, 2010
Finalist - Guanlan International Print Biennale, Guanlan, China, 2009
Bronze Award -
Taiwan International Ceramics Competition, Taiwan, R.O.C., 2008
Finalist - International Print Biennale, Taiwan, R.O.C., 2008
Shortlisted for the Man Photography Prize, R.C.A., London, 2007
Finalist - The Aomori Print Triennale, Japan, 2007
The Juliet Gomperts Trust Award (Project Funding), 2006
Prizewinner - Wedgwood Bicentennial Award, 1994
Crafts Council Award, 1987
Royal College of Art Travel Scholarship, 1983

Selected
Exhibitions:
    
Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition -  Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh 2015
'Envelope', Peninsula Arts Gallery, Plymouth University, 2015
Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition -  Royal Scottish Academy,Edinburgh 2014
Society of Scottish Artists Professional Members Exhibition, Meffan Museum and Art Gallery, 2014
Altered Book Project, 'Unravelling Signatures' - Impact 8, International Printmaking Conference, Dundee, 2013
The Print Artists' Gallery, Alberta, Canada, 2013
The University of British Columbia, 2013
Feral Landscape, Edinburgh Printmakers, 2012
British
Printmaking Japan, Kyoto Museum, Japan, 2012  - Curated by Rebecca Salter and Monica Petzal (Click for link)
Centre for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushue, Japan, 2012
Federation Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, 2012
The Dundarave Print Workshop Gallery,
Vancouver, Canada, 2012
Duckett and Jeffreys, Yorkshire, 2012 (Click to open PDF)
Society of Scottish Artists Exhibition - Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh 2012

Print and Design Now, Bearspace Gallery, London,2011
Auction for Birks Cinema, Perthshire, October 2011
Print and Design Now, SW1 Gallery,2011
'Collect', Saatchi Gallery, London,2011
Kirkby Gallery, Liverpool,2011
Edinburgh Printmakers (
Solo), May-July 2010
The Musical Museum, London,2010
Biennal Internacional Ceramica de Marratxi, Marratxi Ceramics Museum, Spain, May-August 2010
Newcastle Museum Art Gallery, 2010
Invited Artist - World Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition, 5th World Ceramic Biennale, World Ceramic Foundation, Korea, 2009 (click to open PDF)
International Print Biennale, Guanlan Museum, Shenzhen, China, 2009
Aberdeen Arts Centre, 2009
Aberystwyth Arts Centre, 2009
Taiwan International Ceramics Biennale, June-December 2008 (click to open PDF)
National Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan, R.O.C. (touring 4 venues), 2008
Bircham Gallery, Holt, UK, 2008
Federation Gallery, Vancouver, 2008
'Inspired by', Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2008
Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Connecticut, U.S.A., 2008
Originals 08, The Contemporary Printmaking Show, Mall Galleries, London, 2008
Man Photography Prize, R.C.A., London, 2007

The Aomori Print Triennale, Japan, 2007
The Print Show, Weekend Gallery, Hastings, 2007
Infiltrating the System, Bookmarks V, University of West England, Touring to Japan, USA, New Zealand, Poland, Croatia, 2007
Art Auction for Fairleigh Hospice, Firstsite Gallery, Essex, 2007
Bookmarks Project (Situation Leeds), Leeds University, 2007
The Postcard Show, Surface Gallery, Nottingham, 2006
GIFT, Museum MAN (part of the Liverpool biennial), 2006
Objects in Waiting, Sheffield University, 2006
Artonomy Fine Art, Truro, Cornwall,(Solo) 2006
'Boxed n' Cased', Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, Sussex, 2005

Art Auction for Farleigh Hospice, Firstsite Gallery, Essex, 2005
'Drawing the Line', Orleans House Gallery, London, 2004
Seibu, Japan, 1997 (Solo)
'Bridging Cultures', Northern Arts Touring Exhibition, 1995
International Ceramics Competition, Mino Japan, 1992
Prema Arts, an exhibition of Contemporary Ceramics, 1991
Anatol Orient, London 1990 (Solo), represented by Anatol Orient
London Contemporary Art Fair, 1990
Chicago International Arts Fair, 1989
International Ceramics Competition, Mino, Japan, 1989
Michaelson and Orient, London 1989 (Solo), represented by Michaelson
and Orient      
Royal College of Art 150th Aniversary Exhibition at Liberty, London, 1987
Portobello Art Fair, London, 1988
Bath Contemporary Art Fair, 1987
Seibu, Japan, 1987 (Solo)
'The Box Show', Artsite, Bath, 1987
Anatol Orient, London, 1986 (Solo)
Casson Gallery, London, 1986 (Solo)
Cecilia Colman, London, 1986
Yew Tree Gallery, Derbyshire, 1986
Cre Gallery, London, 1986
Anatol Orient, London, 1985
Royal Overseas League, London, 1985 (Solo)

Research Projects:

2008 - ongoing, 'Ice: Tracing the Line of Existence', New Zealand
2008 - 'Objects of Mystery and Power', Egypt
2006 to 2010 - 'Beyond the Surface of Things', Iceland
2005 - ongoing, 'Freezing the Light', the Arctic

Public Lectures, Workshops and Symposiums:

The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, 2013
Edinburgh Printmakers, 2010
World Ceramic Biennale Symposium, Ecology and Ceramics, 2009
Taiwan International Ceramics Biennale, lecture and workshop, 2008


Commissions
(public and corporate):

Western Atlas Int. Inc., Houston and London, 1998-1999
Colchester and Tendring Arts Project, 1997-1998
The Dance Depot, Paris and London, 1996 
Landmark Graphics Corp., London, 1992

Collections:   

World Ceramic Exposition Foundation, Icheon Museum, South Korea
Aberdeen Asset Art Collection
Hanhyanglim Gallery, Heri Art Village, South Korea
The Taiwan Ceramics Museum, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Toki Minoyaki Traditional Craft Centre, Gifu, Japan
The National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan,
R.O.C.
British Library, London
Guanlan Museum, Shenzhen, China
Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, Japan
Seibu Saison,Japan
Schlumberger Limited
Landmark Graphics Corporation
Lady Marina Vaizey, UK
Kenzo Matsumoto, Japan
Cullingham Trust, USA
Royal College of Art, London

Private Collections:

UK, France, Italy, Norway, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, USA, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Barbados, Egypt, Morocco and South Korea

Publications:

Interview/Feature, UK Handmade Magazine (Innovation Issue), 2014
The Sixth International Kyoto Hanga, 2012 Catalogue

The Best of 500 Ceramics: Celebrating a Decade in Clay, Lark Books, 2012
Ceramics Now Magazine, Issue 2, 2012

Ceramics Monthly - Article by Glen R. Brown, 'Virtual Paris', March 2012
'How to look at Contemporary Ceramics' by Chang Hyun Bang, 2011
'Collect' (catalogue to the exhibition), 2011 (click to open PDF)
Scotland on Sunday, April 2011
Ice: Tracing the Line of Existence - Timeforce Press, 2010

Objects from the Multiverse, 'Ceramics: Art and Perception' Magazine, March 2009 (click to open PDF)
World Contemporary Ceramics, 5th World Ceramic Biennale (Catalogue to the exhibition), 2009
500 Ceramic Sculptures: Contemporary Practise, Singular Works - Lark Books, 2009
British International Mini Print (Catalogue to the exhibition), 2009
Interview with Digital Temple Magazine (click to open pdf)
International Print Biennale, Taiwan (catalogue to the exhibition), 2008
Taiwan International Ceramics Biennale, Taiwan (catalogue to the exhibition), 2008
The Aomori Print Triennale, Japan (catalogue to the exhibition), 2007
Breaking the Mould: New Approaches to Ceramics, Black Dog Publishing, 2007 (click to link)
House and Garden, 'Individual Style', July 1993
Metropolitan Home, Nov 1990
Art London 90 (catalogue to the fair), March/April 1990
The Independent, Dec 1986
Vogue Magazine, Dec 1986
The Box Show' (catalogue to the exhibition), Dec 1986
Galleries Magazine (revue), Dec 1986
Interiors Magazine, March/April 1985
Design Magazine (selected by Minale Tattersfield), July 1984

Published:

'Painted Surfaces - Stephen Bird,' Ceramic Review Aug/Sept 2013 (click to open PDF)

'Objects from the Multiverse,' Ceramics: Art and Perception Magazine, March 2009 (click to open PDF)
Ice: Tracing the Line of Existence - Timeforce Press, 2010

                   
Professional
Experience:

Advisor/Selector, Murray Beith Murray Print Prize, 2014
Correspondence Project, S.S.A./Forfar Academy, 2014
Developing and redefining strategy, vision and mission for a national arts organisation 2013

Advisor/Selector, Murray Beith Murray Print Prize, 2013
Trustee Board Member, Craft Scotland, 2012 - 2014
Invited Juror/Selector for The Best of 500 Ceramics: Celebrating a Decade in Clay, Lark Books, 2012
Invited Selector for Axis, MAstars programme, 2008
Tutor, Epsom School of Art, Ceramics and Jewelry, 1986-89

Visiting lecturer, Brighton College of Art, Camberwell School of Art

Residencies:

The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, 2013


Memberships:


Edinburgh Printmakers
Elected Professional Member,The Society of Scottish Artists
Axis Artists Register
Crafts Council Selected List
Register of Public Artists, Essex County Council

Associated
Experience: 

Organised and supervised the complete restoration of a Grade II listed
building including design of interior and landscaping, 1996-1998
Assistant to the buyer, Liberty Arts and Craft department, 1980-1981

Travel:         

Travelled to The Arctic Circle, Iceland, Norway, Finland, Canada, U.S.A.
, Egypt, Africa, Taiwan, Japan, New Zealand, Hong Kong, South Korea and Europe