Catrin Howell


Animals and the roles they play in mythology are a constant theme in my work.
I am fascinated by the way they are used to convey narratives, both ancient and contemporary.

Education
2005
  Royal College of Art. MA in Ceramics and Glass
1992  University of Wolverhampton. BA (Hons) 3D Design, Ceramics

Awards
2007
  Arts Council of Wales. Creative Wales Award
1998  Gold Medal in Craft and Design, National Eisteddfod of Wales
International Exhibition, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic.1st Prize.
1996  Crafts Council Setting Up Grant
1994  Award of Merit, Fletcher Challenge Ceramic Award, Auckland, New Zealand

Exhibitions
2010
  ‘Of this Century’ The Clay Studio
‘Terracotta’ Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden The Netherlands
2009  Galerie Terra. Delft, The Netherlands
Award . British Ceramic Biennial. City Museum Stoke on Trent UK
2008  ‘Bestiaire Maison de la Ceramique’, Giroussens, France
‘Collect’, Ruthin Craft Centre, Victoria & Albert Museum
‘Myths and Legends’. Contemporary Applied Arts, London
‘Fairytales &Urban Myths’ Bury St Edmonds Art Gallery 
‘Llif’  Flow Gallery London
2007  ‘25 Years’, Leeds City Art Gallery &Design Centre
Llif Flow Gallery London & Oriel Myrddin, Wales
2006  ‘Mythologies’, Solo exhibition Glynn Vivian Art Gallery and Museum, Swansea
‘Fairytales and Urban Myths’, Millennium Galleries, Sheffield
‘Collecting Contemporary Ceramics’, Ruthin Craft Centre
‘The International Ceramic Fair’ with Adrian Sassoon, London
2004  ‘Exhibition of Ceramic Works by World Emerging Artists’, Fuping International Ceramic Art Museum, Fuping, Shaanxi, China
2001-03  Solo Exhibition, Ruthin Craft Centre, Touring
2002  ‘Europaisches Industriemuseum fur Porzellan’, Selb-Plossberg, Germany
‘Keramiekcentrum Tiendschuur Tegelen’, Netherlands
‘Menagerie’ Leeds City Art Gallery and Design Centre
2001  ‘8th International Exhibition of Ceramic Art’, Cesky Krumlov State Castle, Czech Republic 
‘10 years of Gold Medallists’, National Eisteddfod of Wales
2000  ‘Farmers Daughters’, The Gallery, Ruthin Craft Centre

Public Collections
National Museum Of Wales, Cardiff
Contemporary Art Society for Wales
International Ceramics Studio, Kecskemet, Hungary
International Gallery of Ceramic Works, Cesky Krumlov State Castle, Czech Republic
Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
South Bohemian Art Gallery, Bechyne, Czech Republic
The Clay Studio, Philadelphia USA
University of Wales Ceramic Collection. Aberystwyth Arts Centre.

Publications
Collecting Contemporary Ceramics Ruthin Craft Centre
Catalogue from Touring Solo Show: Ruthin Craft Centre
Ceramic Review
Crafts Magazine
Ceramics: Art and Perception.
Studio Pottery: Ceramics in Society
Crefft: December
Keramik Magazine
New Zealand Potter

Exhibitions

Archive

2010

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