Claire Curneen - CV
Born 1968 Ireland
Crawford College of Art - Diploma in Art and Design (Ceramics)
Postgraduate Diploma In Applied Arts - University of Ulster, Belfast
MA Ceramics - University of Wales Institute Cardiff 2003
Philip Eglin and Claire Curneen, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
New Work, Claire Curneen, Ruthin Craft Centre, Wales (solo, catalogue)
Ceramic Series/ Claire Curneen, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, (catalogue)
'New Masters Old Masters', Oxford Gallery, Oxford.
'Firing Imagination, British Council Exhibition, Sao Paulo (catalogue)
'Made at the Clay Studio', the Clay Studio, Philadelphia
Figurative Ceramics, Nancy Margolis Gallery, NewYork.
'Figurative Ceramics', Crafts Council shop at The V&A, London
'Claire Curneen and Heather Belcher', Contemporary Applied Arts, London
SOFA Chicago, USA
'Flower Power', Norfolk Museum and Archaeology Service and Sheffield Galleries and Museum Trust (catalogue)
'Telltale, narratives in contemporary craft', Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead (catalogue)
'augenblicken' Kunstforum Kirchberg, Switzerland
'Succour- Claire Curneen, The Gallery, Ruthin Craft Centre, (solo, catalogue)
'Faith' Nottingham Castle Museum (catalogue)
'Collect' at the V&A, represented by CAA London
SOFA Chicago, represented by CLAY, LA
Showcase at Manchester Art Gallery (DVD,catalogue and slide set)
The International Art & Design Fair, New York, represented by Adrian Sassoon
'Collect' at the V&A, Ruthin Craft Centre.
'One Piece one Artist' Gallerie Marianne Heller, Germany.
'Narratives' Glynn Vivian Gallery, Swansea.
'Collecting Ceramics' Ruthin Craft Centre, Wales
'The Human Condition', the Scottish Gallery
'Figurative Ceramics' Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, USA
'Secondary Relics', The Blackswan Gallery, Frome UK.
'Collect' at the V&A, represented by Ruthin Craft Centre, Wales
'Myths and Legends', Contemporary Applied Arts, London
'Claire Curneen' Ruthin Craft Centre, Wales, (solo, catalogue)
British Ceramics. Bavarian Crafts Council, Germany
'Otherworldly Messages', Galerie Marianne Heller, Germany
'Collect' Saatchi Galleries, CAA London
'Pretty young Things' Lacoste Gallery, Boston, USA
'Claire Curneen and Olivia Chargue', Le Don du Fel, France
'Passage' Craft in the Bay, Cardiff, Wales
'Parings' collaboration with textile designer Alison Welsh, MMU Manchester
Contemporary British Studio Ceramics, The Grainer Collection. Mint Museum, Charlotte, USA
'Placement' Ceramic Connections Wales/Scotland, Oriel Davies, Mid Wales
'Lost Certainty' Claire Curneen and Alice Kettle, CAA, London
Crafts Council Setting up grant
Ceramics Monthly Magazine, Winner of the Sculpture category
Selected for the 52nd International Competition for Contemporary Ceramic Art, Faenza, Italy
Le Prix de I'AMN, Porcelain Triennale, Nyon
National Eisteddfod of Wales, Gold Medal in Craft & Design
Shortlist for the Arts Foundation Award for Ceramics, U.K.
Selected for 1st European Ceramics Competition, Greece.
Selected for 3rd World Ceramic Biennale, Korea International Competition.
Creative Wales Award, Arts Council of Wales.
Tawain International Ceramics Biennale, Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum
Selected Makers slide index, Crafts Council, London
Contemporary Applied Arts
International Academy of Ceramics, Geneva
Ceramic Monthly, International Competition,1999
Ceramics Art and Perception, issue 38 1999, 'Searching for Answers', by Sarah James
Ceramic Review, issue 195, 2002, 'A Melancholy Beauty', by Nicolas Lees
Kerameiki Techni, issue 42, 2002, 'The Role of Narrative in Claire Curneen's Ceramics' by Natasha Mayo.
Keramik Magazin, issue 4, 2003, 'Contemplation', by Ian Wilson
New Ceramics, issue 5, 2005, profile on Claire Curneen by Amanda Fielding (German & English)
Ceramics Arts and Perception, article by Alex McErlain, issue 62, 2005/2006
Ceramics Arts and Perception, review of 'Pretty Young Things' Lacoste Gallery, Massachusetts by Christine Temin 2011
'The Figure in Fired Clay' by Betty Blandino - 2001 A&C Black Ltd
'The Human Form in Clay' by Jane Waller - 2001 Crowood press Ltd
'Ceramic Figures' by Michael Flynn - 2002 A&C Black Ltd
500 Figures in Clay- 2004 Lark Books, USA
World Famous Ceramic Artist Studios, (volume 1 Europe) by Bai Ming
'Confrontational Ceramics' by J. Schwartz, USA
'Masters in Porcelain' Lark Books, USA
'Breaking the Mould' Black Dog Publishing, UK
'Contemporary Ceramics' A Global Survey of Trends and Traditions. Emmanuel Cooper, Thames and Hudson.
'Modern British Studio Ceramics and their studios', David Whiting, Photography Jay Gold mark 2009
2010 'Ghost Trawler' by Micheal Fanning. A poetry book. The publication is a collaboration between artists and the poet. Published by Sommerville Press, Ireland
'Pairings', monologues & dialogues' MMU 2010
'Contemporary British Studio Ceramics' Yale Unversity Press, New Haven and London with the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, North Carolina
"Ceramics: Tools and Techniques for the Contemporary Maker", by Louisa Taylor 2011
Crawford Arts Centre, St.Andrews, Scotland, funded by Artworks Wales.
The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, USA
'Kaleidoscope' BBC Radio 4, 1997, review of Ruthin exhibition by Emanuel Cooper
'The Art'. BBC 2, short film of artist at work.
Senior Lecturer, Centre for Ceramic Studies, UWIC, Cardiff
Ulster Museum, Belfast
Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork
Crafts Council, London
Limerick City Art Gallery, Limerick
National Museums and Galleries of Wales, Cardiff
Sara and David Lieberman Collection, Arizona State University, USA.
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Shipely Art Gallery, Tyne & Wear Museums, Gateshead
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece
Aberystwyth Arts Centre. Wales
Cleveland Crafts Centre, Middlesbrough, UK
Icheon World Ceramic Centre, Korea
National Museum of Scotland
Oldham Museum, Manchester
Clay Studio, Philadelphia, USA
York Castle Museum, UK
Taipei Ceramics Museum, Taiwan
Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, UK
Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA