Neil Bottle

Born1966, Ramsgate Kent
Education
2008 - 10MA Design (Digital), University for the Creative Arts
2003 - 05PGCE, Christchurch University College, Canterbury
1986 - 89BA (Hons) Printed Textiles, Middlesex University
Awards
2008Wesley-Barrell craft Makers award shortlist
2007UCA Excellence in Teaching Award
1992Crafts Council setting up award
1990Painter-Stainers Livery Company award
New Designers Printed Textile Award
Recent exhibitions
2016Shakespeare 400, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
2015Turner Contemporary shop, Margate
2014Exhibition at Circus, Marylebone, London
Digital Encounters, UCA, Canterbury
Moving Textiles, T1O3 Textiles Open Innovation Centre, Ronse, Belgium
2013Model Making, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
Lace Effects, Cite Internationale de la Dentelle et de la Mode, Calais, France
Kaleidoscope, Rochester Art Galley, Rochester
2010Focus Exhibition, Ruthin Craft Centre, Ruthin
2009Twenty years in the making, Focus at Contemporary Applied Arts London
Stories & Memories 50 years at The Bluecoat Display Centre Liverpool
The opening The New Ruthin Craft Centre, Ruthin
2008XVA Gallery Dubai, UAE
Thirst 2 Show, College of Fine Art & Design, University of Sharjah, UAE
2007Optical series, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
2006Music Design Collection at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre London
2005Summer Focus, Crafts Council, V&A Museum London
2004At Home, Contemporary Applied Arts London
Commissions
The British Museum - collection of designs for accessories London
Philadelphia Museum of Art - commission for designs and silks
Philadelphia
The Guggenheim Museum - commission for designs and silks, New York
The Royal Academy of Art - commission for scarf and tie designs
The Royal Opera House - commission for scarf and tie designs London
M.A.F.C.O. HQ - series of 12 large hangings Abu Dhabi
Public Collections
Victoria & Albert Museum
The Crafts Council
The Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York, USA
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Publications
Buyers Guide To Contemporary British Textiles, Crafts Council
The Art And Craft Of Fabric Decoration, Mitchell Beazley
Profile article, Building Upon Illusions, Fibre Arts, USA
Design-Nation Catalogue, Design-Nation, UK
Second Steps publication, Mitchell Beazley
Silk. Mary Schoeser, 2010
British Textiles 1700 to the Present, Linda Parry
Dyeing and Screen-printing on Textiles, Joanna Kindersley-Taylor

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