ZoŽ Hillyard

Education
2008MSc Applied Overseas Development Studies, The University of Reading (distinction)
1999Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Studies, Birmingham City University
1993BA (Hons.) Textile Design (First Class), The Nottingham Trent University
1990Certificate in Art Foundation Studies (Distinction), Middlesex Polytechnic
Awards
2015FRIS Award: Material Journeys, Fragile Structures, Research bursary, Birmingham City University
2014Craft & Design Selected Maker: Gold Award, Textiles and Needlecraft Category
2013The Pollie Weiss Colour Prize, Society of Designer Craftsmen
2013Distinction Award, Society of Designer Craftsmen
2012Antique of the Future Award, BBC Homes & Antique Award, Bovey Tracey
2012Plymouth Museum & Art Gallery Purchase Award, Bovey Tracey
Recent exhibitions
2016Made in the Middle, Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry
Lives, Loves and Loss, Fenton House, National Trust, London
The British Craft Pavilion, London Design Fair, London
Souvenirs from Home, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Devon
Making in Colour, Ruthin Craft Centre, Wales
2015Made in the East Midlands, National Centre for Craft & Design, Sleaford
Winter Craft Show Series, The Craft Centre and Design Gallery, Leeds
Home Ground, The Silk Museum, Macclesfield
Leaving Home, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
2014Unravelling Uppark, Uppark House and Garden, The National Trust, West Sussex
Art in Clay, Farnham
Delamore Arts 14, Cornwood, Devon
Selected at Newark Park, Stroud International Textiles & The National Trust, Gloucestershire
Cabinets of Curiosity, Walford Mill Crafts, Dorset
Ceramic Patchwork, Prema Arts, Uley
2012-14The Contemporary Craft Fair, Bovey Tracey
2013Contemporary Textiles, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham
IntoLACE, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey
Pattern, Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford
Voices, New Brewery Arts, Cirencester
Art of Clay, Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, Birmingham
Designer Crafts, Society of Designer Craftsmen, Mall Galleries, London
2012/13Made in the Middle, Craftspace touring exhibition; Midlands Arts Centre and others
2012Made by Hand, Tredegar House, Newport
2011Hereford Contemporary Craft Fair, Hereford
Handmade in Britain: The Contemporary Crafts and Design Fair, Bath
2010MarketPlace: Contemporary Craft Fair, Birmingham
Public Collections
Plymouth Museum & Art Gallery
Publications
2016Craft in Transition, Home and Decor Singapore, Nov
2015Exposure, Ceramics Monthly USA, Dec
2014Unravelling Stories from the Past, Crafts, Issue 250, Sept/Oct
Zoë Hillyard, Craft & Design Magazine, Issue 235, Sept/Oct
Craft & Design Awards 2014, Craft & Design Magazine, Issue 234, July/Aug
On the Radar: Zoë Hillyard, Artists Minigraphs, Turning Point West Midlands, ARTicle Press
2013Diary of a Craftsperson. Craft & Design Magazine, Diary writer for 6 issues
Exposure, Ceramic Monthly, November
The Art of Clay, Ceramic Review, Issue 261, May/June
In the Middle Ground, Period Living
2012A Smashing Discovery. BBC Homes & Antiques Magazine, November
Zoë Hillyard: Piecing together the past. Craft & Design Magazine, Issue 222, July/Aug
Middle Britain, Homes & Antiques Magazine, February
Middle March, Crafts, Jan/Feb
2011Handmade in Britain, Appreciating Contemporary Artisans, P Suri, Vivays Publishing

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