Tanya Gomez

Tanya Gomez is a celebrated ceramicist renowned for her porcelain vessels in her signature lustrous colours.

With an MA in Ceramics from the Royal College of Art, her process is practice led. Developed from traditional methods and disciplines Gomez has honed her skills over the last 15 years and uses dynamic throwing, cutting and assembling techniques to create large cylindrical shapes.

As a master in her craft, Gomez’s contemporary and original work is recognised by collectors and museums. She has gained much acclaim exhibiting internationally and continues to evolve her style, experimenting and pushing her practice.



  • 1974 Toronto, Canada


  • 2008-10 MA Ceramics and Glass, Royal College of Art, London
  • 2001-04 BA Hons Three Dimensional Craft and Design, University of Brighton


  • 2017 Grants for the Arts, Award to exhibit at Collect, Arts Council England
  • 2014 Winner, Vessel category, Wesley-Barrell Craft Award
  • 2009 Charlotte Fraser Prize, Royal College of Art
  • 2007 Development Award, Crafts Council
  • 2006 Grants for the Arts, Award to exhibit at Origin, Arts Council England

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2019 Collect, with Contemporary Applied Arts, Saatchi Gallery, London
  • 2017 Collect Open, Collect, Saatchi Gallery, London
  • 2017 Lignereux, Mighty Fountain, Museum of Decorative Arts, Paris, France
  • 2016 VASE:Function Reviewed, National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • 2016 International Ceramic Fair, Gulgong, Australia
  • 2016-19 Ceramic Art London, Central Saint Martins, London, annually
  • 2015 New Craftsman Gallery, St Ives
  • 2015 Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield
  • 2015 Decorex Future Heritage, London
  • 2014 As William Morris Said, Ruthin Craft Centre, Wales
  • 2014 Young Clay, Keramikmuseum Westerwald, Germany
  • 2013 Summer show, New Craftsman Gallery, St Ives
  • 2013 Young Clay, Ceramic Museum, Tegelen, Netherlands
  • 2013 Ceramic Now, Contemporary Ceramic Centre, London
  • 2013 Collect, Saatchi Gallery, London
  • 2012 Summer Show, Erskine, Hall & Coe, London
  • 2011 Green Flash - Focus, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
  • 2011-15 Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, London, annually

Selected Publications

  • 2014 The New Ceramics, Porcelain, Vivienne Foley, Bloomsbury, London
  • 2013 Rhetoric of Colour, Ceramic Review, Issue 262, July/August
  • 2012 The New Ceramics, Colour in Glazes, Linda Bloomfield, A&C Black
  • 2011 Ceramics, Tools and Techniques for the Contemporary Maker, Louisa Taylor, Jacqui Small
  • 2009 Contemporary Ceramics, Emmanuel Cooper, Thames & Hudson, London
  • 2008 A Potter’s Day, Ceramic Review, Issue 231, May/June

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