Halima Cassell

Born1975, Kashmir,Pakistan
Education
2003PDQ – New Technology for Designer Makers, Manchester City College
2002MA Design, University of Central Lancashire
1997BA (hons) 3D Design, University of Central Lancashire
Awards
2016Fellowship, the Royal British Society of Sculpture
2013 - 14Research grants into explorations into concrete
2011Scholarship, Brian Mercer Stone Carving residency in Pietrasanta, Italy
2011Fellowship, Craft Potters Association
2010Honorary Fellow, Blackburn College
2009Residency , Pakistan
2008Residency, 20-21 Visual Art Centre
2007A I M art project, Rampton Secure Hospital, permanent installation
Residency, Fuki, Japan
2005Winner, Creativity Development Award, East Lancashire
Recent exhibitions
2017 - 18Things of Beauty Growing, Yale Center, New Haven, USA and The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
2018A Retrospective (solo), Manchester Art Gallery
2017Out Of Nature, Newport House, Almeley, Herefordshire
South Asian Design, Manchester Art Gallery
Black & White, Oxford Ceramics Gallery, Oxford
2016Prospero’s Charm; Art to Enchant , Joanna Bird, London
Outside In (solo), Belsay Hall Castle, Northumberland
On Form, Asthall Manor, Oxfordshire
Collective Design, Lohmann Gallery, New York, USA
2015Sculptors Jewellery, Pangolin, London
Random Growth: Contemporary European Ceramics, Phos Art & Design curated by Sarah Myerscough
Solo show, ART 18:21, Norwich
2014Sculpture in the Garden, The Harold Martin Botanical Garden, Leicester
Young Clay, The Westerwald Museum, Germany
2013Solo Show, Contemporary Ceramics, London
Johar: Essence, ART 18:21, Norwich
Puls Contemporary Ceramics, Brussels
Solo show, One Canada Square, London
A Change of Heart, The Harold Martin Botanical Garden, Leicester
Sculpture in Clay, Pangolin, London
Young Clay, Keramiekcentrum Tiendschuur Tegelen, Netherlands
Ceramics Now, Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool
2009 – 12Dreams Made Manifest (solo), Peterborough Art Gallery, Newcastle Museum & Art Gallery, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Myles Meehan Gallery, Darlington, Biscuit Factory, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Cartwright Hall, Bradford, Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool and Craft Study Centre, Farnham
2012Solo show, Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Cumbria
2011Het Depot, Wageningen, Netherlands
2009Arabic Arts Festival, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
Ceramics from Great Britain, Bavarian Crafts Council, Munich, Germany
2008Solo Show, Beaux Arts, Bath,
2007Solo show Wakefield Art Gallery, Wakefield
Yufuku Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Applied Art for Architecture, Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool
Public Collections
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Antony House, National Trust
Jerwood Foundation
Leeds Museum & Art Gallery
The Hepworth, Wakefield
Walker Art Gallery and Museum, Liverpool
Dundee Museum and Art Gallery
Shipley Museum and Art Gallery, Gateshead
Bolton Museum and Art Gallery
Gallery Oldham
Peter Scott Gallery Trust, Lancaster
Toe Gallery, Mumbai, India
Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery
Publications
Dreams Made Manifest, Halima Cassell
Carved Earth - Ceramic by Halima Cassell
Light Structures, Halima Cassell at Blackwell
Araam: Breathing Space - Halima Cassell
The Workshop Guide to Ceramics, Hooson & Quinn
Craft & Art of Clay (5th edition), Laurence King Publishing

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