Richard Slee

Richard Slee's work has been exhibited world-wide and is in many public collections, including the Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto and the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. Richardís facility with clay, his dazzling use of glazes and his visually inspired creations have led him to be described as the 'Grand Wizard of Ceramics' by Oliver Watson, Keeper of Ceramics at the Victoria & Albert Musuem.

  Carlisle, Cumbria, Great Britain

 Royal College of Art, London - M.A. Design R.C.A.
1965-70  Central School of Art & Design - B.A. Ceramics
1964-65  Carlisle College of Art & Design

Selected Exhibitions
 ďPostmodernismĒ, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Thing, Tang, Trash, West Norway Museum of Decorative Art, Bergen, Norway
2010  Causing Chaos, Fife Contemporary Art & Craft
Richard Slee, Hales Gallery, London (solo)
Richard Slee: From Utility to Futility, Victoria and Albert Museum, London (solo)
Knock Knock: Who's There? That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore, Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York
2009  Recent Acquisitions, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, U.S.A.
Our Objects, Glasgow School of Art and U.K. tour
From Art School to University, Art and Design at Brighton 1859-2009 University of Brighton Gallery
Age of Experience, Ruthin Craft Centre & touring
2008  Deviants, Crafts Council touring Exhibition, U.K. tour
Richard Slee, Recent Works, Barrett Marsden Gallery, London
The Secret Life of the Office, Art and Business, London
Masterpieces in Ceramics from the Victoria & Albert Museum, Korea Foundation Cultural Centre, Seoul and Hetjens Museum, Dusseldorf
Ten Years Innit, Barrett Marsden Gallery, London
2007  25 Jaar Binnen, Gallerie Binnen, Amsterdam
END, Danish Museum of Art and Design, Copenhagen and Bomuldsfabrikken Kunsthall, Oslo
AR-T-GILLAE, International Ceramics, Koksijde, Belgium
Making and Meaning, Object Gallery, Sydney
Domestic Deities, Garth Clark Gallery, New York
Committed to Print, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
Cult Fiction, curated by Hayward Gallery Touring
Richard Slee, Garth Clark Gallery, New York

U.K. Public Collections
Arts Review, London
Bradford City Museum
British Council
Buckinghamshire County Museum
Crafts Council, London
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Hove Museum, South East Arts Collection
James Mayor Gallery, London
Leicester City Museum
Manchester Metropolitan Museum
Middlesborough Institute Museum of Art
The Potteries Museum and Art Galley, Stoke-on-Trent
Norwich Art Gallery
Paisley Museum, Scotland
University College of Wales
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Whitworth Museum, Liverpool





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