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Paul Scott

Paul Scott
Lives and works in Cumbria, UK

EDUCATION
2010
PhD. Manchester Institute for Research and Innovation in Art and Design, Manchester Metropolitan
University, Manchester, England, UK
1977
B. Ed. Art and Design (2.1.Hons), St. Martin’s College, Lancaster, England, UK
1975
Certificate of Education, St. Martin’s College, Lancaster, England, UK

AWARDS, GRANTS, and RESIDENCIES
2016
Artist Residency, Project Art, Cummington, MA
Artist Residency, Guldagergaard, Skælskør, Denmark
2015
The Alturas Foundation Artist Award/Travel funding for New American Scenery
Artist Residency, Project Art, Cummington, MA
2013
Arts Council England grant for research into the Spode Copper Plate Archive
Artist Residency, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
Artist Residency, Project Art, Cummington, MA
2011
Artist Residency Medalta, Medicine Hat, AB, Canada
2010
British Council grant for Cumbrian Blue(s) contribution to The Hanoi Mosiac Mural, Hanoi, Vietnam
2009
British Ceramics Biennial – shortlisted artist – One Off Award
British Council grant for exhibition at Rörstrand Museum, Lidköping, Sweden
2008
Residency, International Ceramic Studios, Kecskemét, Hungary
2007
Residency, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Residency, Vale Visiting Artist, Denison University, Granville, OH
2006
British Council grant for exhibition blås&knåda, Stockholm, Sweden
Residency, University of South Australia/The Jam Factory, Adelaide, Australia
2005
MIRIAD grant for Sensuous Knowledge conference Bergen, Bergen, Denmark
British Council grant for Body Blue, Galleri Nørby Exhibition, Copenhagen, Denmark
2004
Arts Council grant, research into ceramic print collections in Norway, Sweden, and Finland
2002
Encore Bursary: Northern Arts award – research into industrial engraved print and ceramics, and creative appropriation/use of archival material.
2001
Northern Arts Travel grant for International Ceramic Center, Denmark
2000
Newcastle University Grants Committee, grant for research in Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Artist, and Industry collaborations
1998
British Council & Northern Arts grants for International Ceramic Studios, Hungary
1997
British Council & Northern Arts grants for International Ceramic Studios, Hungary
1996
Artists Award, Northern Electric Arts Awards

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015
Transferware Scenery — Gardens, Bridges, Trucks, Turbines, and Willows, with Andrew Raftery, Benson Hall Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Confected Borrowed and Blue, Bowes Museum Barnard Castle, Harley Gallery Notts., Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Potteries Museum Stoke on Trent.
2014
Confected Borrowed and Blue, Holburne Museum, Bath, England, UK
2013
Cumbrian Blue(s), Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA
Cumbrian Blue(s), Words by the Water Festival, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, England, UK
KHiB Bergen (with Herbert Wiegand), Rom8, Bergen, Denmark
2012
Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
2011
Blås&knåda, Stockholm, Sweden
2010
Illustrious Wonderers with Kurt Wesier (USA), Stephen Bowers (Australia), and Paul Scot (UK), Anne Linnemann Studio Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark
2009
Cumbrian Blue(s), The Rörstrand Museum, Lidköping, Sweden
2008
Bovall Gallery with Lillemor Petersson, Bovallstrand, Sweden
Cumbrian Blue(s), 21st Century Showcase, Manchester City Art Gallery, Manchester, England, UK and Newport Museum/Art Gallery, Newport, England, UK
2007
Confected Landscapes, Cultural Wallpaper and Contemporary Vignettes, Sir Kenneth Green Library, Special Collections Gallery, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, England, UK
BC Ceramics Gallery Vancouver, BC, Canada
2006
Blås&knåda, Stockholm, Sweden
2005
Parcours Céramique Carougeois, Peter Kammerman Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland
Body Blue, with Ann Linneman, Galleri Nørby, Copenhagen, Denmark
2003
Cumbrian Blue(s), Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle, England, UK
2002
Remember Me, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, UK
Remember Me When This You See, University of Wales Ceramics Collection, Aberystwyth, Whales, UK
2001
Blue and White (Haven), (Contemporary Interpretations of a Collection): Beacon Museum and Art Gallery, Whitehaven, Cumbria, UK
1999
Grove Gallery, University of California, San Diego, CA
1998
Art.tm, Inverness, Scotland, UK
1995
Maureen Michaelson, London Contemporary Art Fair, London, England, UK

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016
Transference, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
Porcelania: East Meets West, Cross MacKenzie Gallery, Washington, DC
Alice in Wonderland, The Apple House Gallery and Sculpture Park, Guldagergård, Skælskør, Denmark
RE — Reanimate, Repair, Mend and Meld, Ferrin Contemporary, 1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA
Unconventional Clay: Engaged in Change, NCECA Invitational, Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
360º of Separation, Purdue University Fountain Gallery, Lafayette, IN
2015
Blue and White, British Printed Ceramics, V&A London
Modern History, (Contemporary Visual Arts Network), Bury Museum and Art Gallery
Made in China, Ferrin Contemporary, North Adams, MA
Immersion, Becoming You, Waterfall Mansion, New York City, NY
Ink_d Gallery, London Art Fair
Bevere Gallery, Worcester
2014
The Best is Not too Good for You, Contemporary Art Society/Whitechapel Gallery London, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum
A Place at the Table, Pallant House Art Gallery
Made in China, Ferrin Contemporary, North Adams, MA
Hidden Agenda, Socially Conscious Craft, Berwick Visual Arts, Naughton Gallery at Queens Schrift und Objekt, Galerie Handwerk München
London Contemporary Art Fair with Ink_d Gallery
2013
Setting the Scene, Farnham Crafts Study Centre
Crafting a Continuum: Rethinking Contemporary Craft, Arizona State University Art Museum, touring to Bellevue Arts Museum Washington, Boise Art Museum, Idaho, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Indiana, Nora Eccles Museum of Art, Utah State University, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Texas
The Nature of Mending www.natureofmending.co.uk
Contemporary Blue and White, Boston Museum of Fine Art, USA
Ferrin Gallery Cummington, MA, USA
Lucy Lacoste Gallery, Concord MA, USA
Ink_d Gallery, London Art Fair
Stories in the Making, Gallery North, Sheffield.
2012
Subvert, Light Square Gallery Adelaide, Australia
Collect, with the Bluecoat Gallery, Saatchi Gallery London
Langenthal, Musée Ariana, Geneva Switzerland
Rule Britannia Gardiner Museum, Toronto Canada
The Tree, Gallerie Handwerk, Munich, Germany
2011
Ting Tang Trash, Upcycling Permannenten Vestlandske Kunstindustriemuseum, Bergen
Changing Paces, Mixed Media, New Faces, Joanna Bird Gallery, London
Ceramic Cities, Dialogues in Design,Potteries Museum Stoke on Trent
Plates, Scottish Gallery Edinburgh
Collect, with the Bluecoat Gallery, Saatchi Gallery London
Bernardaud Foundation, Limoges France
Blue, Flow Gallery London
12, Rheged Penrith Cumbria
Transferwork, Galerie Handwerk, Munich, Germany
2010: Ceremonial Dishes L’artelier Ceramique, Lausanne Switzerland
Craftism – Objects to Change the World, Shipley Art Gallery Gateshead
Fired Up: Ceramics & Meaning, Gallery Oldham
Liverpool/Shanghai Exposure Exhibition, Bluecoat Gallery Liverpool
Renegade Potters and Extreme Craft Ink_d Gallery, Brighton
Hand Made, Fortnum and Mason, London
Taking Time, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, plus touring
Korero Ceramics in Conversation, installation in Yinggee Ceramics Museum, Taipei County for 2010 Taiwan Ceramics Bienniale
2009
Nature and Nation Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem
Object Factory Museum of Art and Design New York USA
International Festival of Design, Lodz, Poland
White-Blue, Blue-White, Galerie Handwerk Munich (www.hwk-muenchen.de)
British Ceramics Biennial – Awards, Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke on Trent
2008
These Valued Landscapes, Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery, Suffolk
Fold Gallery at Scope Art Fair, London.
Aesthetic Kitsch and Ceramic, Musée Magnelli, Vallauris, France
Object Factory, Gardiner Museum, Toronto, Canada
Gift, European Think Tank (www.thinktank04.eu/page.php?5,117)
Teas Up, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
2007
Functional Art, Drudd and Koppe, Copenhagen
Gift, European Think Tank touring exhibition to 2008, Gmunden Austria, Stockholm, London Dreadful Delights (Förfärligt härligt) Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden
200 Years: Slavery Now, Bluecoat Liverpool
Legacy (marking 200th anniversary of the Slave Trade Act 1907) Cumbria Institute of the Arts, Beacon Whitehaven
Unsoiled, Nature/Culture themes in clay Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth University Minnesota USA 2006: Making a Mark, Northern Print Newcastle UK
Surface Tension (with Stephen Dixon and Sergei Isupov) Jam Factory Adelaide Australia
2005
A Great Mania, The Influence of Delftware, Sun Valley Center for the Arts Idaho USA Stories and Visions of Nature in Clay Signature Gallery Atlanta Georgia USA
Clay and Print 1 Clay Studio Fort Wayne Indiana USA
Lowood Gallery, Cumbria
2004
Collect, Victoria and Albert Museum
2003
Telltale, Narratives within Contemporary Crafts, Shipley Art Gallery Gateshead Fusion: Photoclay: The Odyssey Gallery Asheville North Carolina USA
Textual Practice, Tres Gallery San Diego USA
2002
Are You Sitting Comfortably? The Water Closet Workshop, Hatton Gallery University of Newcastle Upon Tyne + UK Tour.
blue+white+radical, Garth Clark Gallery New York USA
Games People Play, Castlefield Gallery Manchester
Det Dansende, Værktøj International Ceramic Museum Grimmerhus, Denmark
2001
Form and Transfer, Drumcroon Arts Centre, Wigan, UK
IAC Members exhibition, Chosen Royal Kiln Museum, Kwangju, South Korea
Digital Ceramics, The Light Factory, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Messages and Meanings: The Narrative of Print, Bankfield Museum, Art Gallery Halifax UK
2000
The Water Closet Worksop, Gustavsberg Porcelain Museum, Konstfack Gallery, Stockholm, Röhsska Museet (The Swedish Design Museum) Gothenburg, Grimmerhus National Ceramic Museum, Middlefart Denmark, touring UK end 2002
Paper Clay Plus, Touring Exhibition, Crawford Arts Centre, St Andrews, Scotland
The Poetry of the Industrial Landscape, with Maria Geszler (Hungary) Feinmechanisches Museum, Merzig, Germany
Millennium Platter Exhibition, Sydney, Australia
Print Works, Rufford Craft Centre, Notts, UK
Pattern Transfer, Spode Museum, Stoke, Waygood Gallery Newcastle Upon Tyne
1999
Ceramics from Five Continents, touring exhibition ICS Hungary, to Germany/Denmark HOP II, New Contemporary Ceramic Museum, Kecskemét, Hungary
The Plate Show, Collins Gallery Glasgow + UK tour
International Superblue, ArtKitchen, Amsterdam
Herndon Gallery, Yellow Springs, Ohio, USA
1998
Brandenberg Ministry of Culture, Germany
Tölgyfa Gallery, Budapest Academy of Arts
Hungarian Museum of Photography, Kecskemét, Hungary
Atelier Cirkel, Antwerp, Belgium
Glazed Expressions, Orleans House Gallery Twickenham
1997
Vigado, Budapest, Hungary
Atelier Cirkel, Antwerp, Belgium
1996
Hot off the Press, Tullie House/Crafts Council Touring Exhibition, Tullie House Carlisle, Collins Gallery Glasgow, Wolsey Art Gallery Ipswich, Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery.
Fired, Contemporary Print in Ceramics, Harriet Green Gallery, London.
Living at Belsay, Contemporary Craft in an Historic Setting. Belsay Hall Northumberland Northern Print, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle.
The Needle Points North, Darlington Arts Centre
1995
Designers Habitats, Collins Gallery, Glasgow. AWTC, Building Centre, London
1994
Prize winner, Carlisle Open Exhibition, Tullie House, Carlisle Museum and Art Gallery. Tyger 1794-1994 Tyger, an Interior for William Blake, The House of William Blake, London
1994
Wall Pieces, Rufford Craft Centre

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS
2013–2014  Contemporary Art Society and a consortium of four museums: Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, National Museums Liverpool, Plymouth Museum and Art Gallery.
2012–2013 Tree, Guldagergård Sculpture Park, Skælskør Denmark
2010–2011 Shipley Art Gallery Gateshead, Contemporary Craft Collection
The Hanoi Mosaic Mural, Hanoi, Vietnam
2009 Cumbria County Council/North West Development Agency, Maryport Business Centre, Maryport, Cumbria, UK
Northern Print Studios, Willow Creek – Gallery WC, printed porcelain tiles – walls plus washbasin.
2008: For Capita Symonds, Cumbria County Council, Allerdale Borough Council: lead artist, town re-furbishment – Maryport Cumbria, with specific responsibility for signage, town centre maps and interpretation artwork.
2006: For Allerdale District Council: artworks for new public conveniences in Workington Town Centre Cumbria, collaboration with writer Robert Drake.
For Bett Homes/Arts Council: Tiled artworks in wall surrounding housing development, Ponteland Northumberland.
2003 For Allerdale District Council, artworks (60 metres of printed porcelain tiling inserted into surface of sandstone wall) as part of 300m Flood Defence Wall North Quay, The Harbour, Maryport, Cumbria.
2000 Ove Arup and Partners, Newcastle Upon Tyne, artwork/signage for 4 offices
1999 The new Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, 6 painted/printed porcelain wall panels. Arts Council Lottery Funded/Northern Arts
Cumbria County Council print loan collection
1998/9 Mottram St Andrew, painted/printed porcelain wall panels. Arts Council Lottery Funded 1998: Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle: 3 panels for Ophthalmic Services Reception, Arts Council Lottery Funded/Northern Arts/Northumbrian Water/Deloitte and Touche
1997 Northern Arts/Air UK: Underglaze painting on porcelain panel commissioned for Year of the Visual Arts. Tullie House: Clock commission
1996 Living at Belsay, contemporary craft in an historic setting, Crafts Council/Northern Arts. Painted porcelain fire screen
1994 Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, porcelain wall panels main entrance Gateshead MBC, Northern Arts

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Air UK/KLM Airways, Northern Arts
Alturas Foundation, USA
Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona, USA
Ateliers D’Art de France, Paris, France
Australian National University Canberra
Bankfield Museum, Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, UK
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA, USA
Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, Brighton, England, UK
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Bury Art Museum and Sculpture Centre, Bury, Lancashire, UK
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Ceramic Research Center, Guldagergård, Denmark
Chatsworth House, Bakewell, Derbyshire, UK
Chipstone Foundation, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Cleveland Contemporary Art Collection, Middlesbrough, England, UK
Contemporary Art Society for: Plymouth Museum and Art Gallery, Plymouth, England; Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, Bristol, England; National Museum of Wales at Cardiff, Wales’ National Museums Liverpool, England, UK
Copeland Borough Council Collection, Oregon College of Art and Craft Collection, Portland, OR, USA
The Crafts Council, London, England, UK
Cumbria County Council Print Loan Collection, Cumbria, England, UK
Danish Arts Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark
Denison University Granville Ohio USA
Emily Carr University, Vancouver, Canada
Expo Ceramic Museum, Kyonggido, South Korea
Gallery Oldham, Oldham, England, UK
Gardiner Museum, Toronto, Canada
Gustavsberg Porcelain Museum, Gustavsberg, Sweden
Handlesbankens, Stockholm, Sweden
Hatton Gallery, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, UK
International Ceramic Center, Skælskør, Denmark
International Ceramic Studios, Kecskemét, Hungary
Jam Factory, Adelaide, Australia
Kohler Company, USA, Red Deer College, Alberta, Canada
Leicestershire Education Committee Collection for Schools and Colleges, Leicestershire, England, UK
Manchester Metropolitan University Library, Special Collections, Manchester, England, UK
Manchester City Art Gallery, Manchester, England, UK
Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA, USA
Musé Ariana, Geneva, Switzerland
Museum Bellerive, Collection of Decorative Arts, Zurich
National Museum, Stockholm, Sweden
National Museum of Art Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway
National Museums Liverpool, Liverpool, England, UK
Nelson Mandela Foundation, Houghton, South Africa
Newark Art Museum, Newark, NJ, USA
Newcastle Arts Centre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, UK
Nordenfjeldske Kunstinustrimuseum (National Museum Decorative Arts) Trondheim, Norway
Potteries Museum, Stoke on Trent, England, UK
RISD Museum, Providence, RI, USA
Rörstrand Museum Lidköping, Sweden
Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England, UK
Statens Konstråd (National Public Art Council) Sweden
Touchstones, Rochdale, England, UK
Tullie House Carlisle Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle, Cumbria, England, UK
University of Wales Ceramics Collection, Cardiff, Wales, UK
University South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
York City Museum and Art Gallery, York, England, UK

PUBLICATIONS
2015  Horizon, Transferware and Contemporary Ceramics, Arnoldsche Art Publishers/National Museum of Art Architecture and Design Oslo.
“Beyond Bravura,” Stephen Bowers, book review, Ceramic Review March/April 2014
2013 “Peppers, Pixies and Pickled Onions: Paul Scott explores the extraordinary artwork of Jim Cooper,” Ceramic Review 261, May/June 2013
2012 Ceramics and Print, 3rd edition, Bloomsbury/University Pennsylvania Press
2011 “Willows, Windmills and Wild Roses: Recycling and Remediation,” Essay for catalogue/conference publication, Ting Tang Trash, Upcycling, Permannenten Vestlandske Kunstindustriemuseum, Bergen, Norway
2010 “The Hanoi Mosaic Mural,” in Ceramic Review 244 Sept/October
2006 Yosoh.com. “The Work of Scott Rench,” Ceramics Monthly magazine
Paddy Killer essay for exhibition catalogue
2001 Ceramics and Print, 2nd edition, A&C Black (UK), University Pennsylvania Press (USA), Haupt Verlag, Bern, Switzerland
“Willows, Bombs and Cop-outs,” In-Print, Evolution in Contemporary Printmaking, catalogue, touring exhibition, Quay Art Hull
2000 Painted Clay, Graphic Arts and Ceramic Surface, A&C Black (UK), Watson Guptill, USA
1999 Originator, contributor and catalogue editor, The Plate Show, Collins Gallery, Glasgow, Scottish Arts Council
1998 Consultation/curation, contributor, editor catalogue, Glazed Expressions, Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham.
1997 Hot off the Press, Crafts Council
1996 Hot off the Press, Bellew Publishing Co Ltd
1994–96 Ceramics and Print, book, A&C Black.

PRESS/PUBLICATIONS
2015  Graphic Clay, Jason Burnett, Lark New York.
2014  The Best is Not too Good for You, Contemporary Art Society/Whitechapel Gallery (Ingrid Swenson). CAS/Whitechapel Gallery
Willow, Alison Syme, Reaktion Books
2013  5000 Years of Tiles, Hans van Lemmen, British Museum
Crafting a Continuum, Re-thinking Contemporary Art. Arizona University Art Museum/ University of North Carolina Press.
Sustainable Ceramics, A Practical Guide, Robert Harrison, Bloomsbury
A Potters Dictionary, Frank and Janet Hamer, Bloomsbury
2011  Ceramics, A Fragile History, BBC 4 Documentary
The Pot Book, Edmund De Waal, Phaidon books
2010  The Wild and The Natural, Andy Christian, in Ceramic Review 244 July/August 2010
2009  Contemporary Ceramics, Emmanuel Cooper, Thames and Hudson
Object Factory, Museum of Arts and Design New York
Confected Landscapes, Amy Gogarty in Ceramics Art and Perception No: 75
2008  Fragiles, Porcelain Glass and Ceramics, Gestalten, Berlin
Cumbria Life (June/July) magazine feature by Sue Allan
Gift European Think Tank (www.thinktank04.eu/page.php?5,117)
Studio Pottery in Britain 1900 – 2005 Jeffrey Jones, A&C Black
Confrontational Clay, Judtih Schwatrz, UPP, A&C Black 2008
2007  Kunsthandverk (issue 4 2007) magazine
2006  Monument Architecture and Design (Pacific Magazines ABN 16097410896 Sydney Australia) Aug/Sept: Magazine feature
World Contemporary Public Art – Ceramic Works Zhang Yushan, Shaoshan University Press Image Transfer Paul Wandless Lark Books
2005  The Ceramic Narrative, Matthias Ostermann A&C Black
500 Cups, Lark Books
2004 Making Marks, Discovering the Ceramic Surface, Robin Hopper Kraus Publications Twentieth Century British Tiles, Chris Blanchett
2003 20th Century Ceramics, Edmund De Waal, Thames and Hudson
Tell Tale, Narratives in Contemporary Craft Exhibition Catalogue Shipley Art gallery
Ceramic Copper Plates and Computers, Tim Long Printmaking Today Vol 12 No 4 Contemporary Studio Porcelain, Peter Lane A&C Black/UPP
Cumbrian Blue(s) catalogue, Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Carlisle.
2002 Remember Me when this you see, (catalogue) Jo Dahn, University of Wales, Aberystwyth. Post Modern Ceramics, Mark Delvecchio, Thames and Hudson
The Tile: Making Designing and Using, Kenneth Clark MBE Crowood Press
Ceramic Surface Decoration: contemporary approaches and techniques, Matthias Ostermann A&C Black
Healthy Living Centres, Geoffrey Purves, Architectural Press
Potters Guide to Ceramic Surfaces, Jo Connell, Quarto
2001 Pioneer Printer, Dr Stephanie Brown, Keramik Magazine
Form and Transfer slide set, Manchester Metropolitan University
Blaumalerei auf Porzellan und Keramik, Hans Van lemmen/Guido Von Martens, Callwey (Germany)
2000 Working with Paperclay and other additives, Anne Lightwood, Crowood
1999 20th Century Tiles, Hans Van Lemmen and Chris Blanchett, Shire Books
Painted Ceramics, Brenda Pegrum, Crowood Press
Potters Workshop, Jenny Rodwell, David and Charles
The Scott Collection, Cumbrian Blues, Paul Mason, Ceramics Art and Perception, No:35.
More on Fired Print, article by Greg Bell in Ceramics Technical, No:8
HOP2 catalogue, International Ceramic Studios, Kecskemét, Hungary
1998 Paperclay, Rosette Gault, University of Pennsylvania Press
1997 A Potters Dictionary, Frank and Janet Hamer, A&C Black 1994: Contemporary Porcelain, Peter Lane, A&C Black

CURATORIAL WORK
2013 Horizon: Landscapes, Ceramics and Prints, National Decorative Arts Museum, Oslo, Norway
2012 Judge, Portage Ceramic Awards, New Zealand
2003 The Vitrified Image, Hyde Gallery, NCECA, San Diego, CA
2002 Are You Sitting Comfortably?, the Water-closet Workshop, UK Touring Exhibition, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Arts Council Funded UK Tour
Det Dansende Værktøj, Museum of International Ceramic Art, Grimmerhus, Denmark
1999 Curator, The Plate Show, Collins Gallery, Glasgow/Scottish Arts Council
1998 Curator, Glazed Expressions, contemporary ceramics and the written word, Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham, Great Britain
1996 Curator, Hot off the Press: Ceramics and Print, Crafts Council/Tullie House/Northern Arts

JOB EXPERIENCE
From 1985  Visual Artist and Author
From 2011  Professor Ceramics, Oslo National Academy of Art, KHIO, Norway
2012–2014,  Digital Research Fellow, Future Forming, Manchester Institute for Research and Innovation in Art and Design, Manchester Metropolitan University.
2001–2011  Visiting Professor, Specialized Art Dept., National Academy of Art, KHIB, Bergen, Norway
2004–2007 Phd Fellow Manchester Institute for Research and Innovation in Art and Design, Manchester Metropolitan University, Contemporary Arts, Manchester, UK
2002–2003 Visual Arts Curator, Beacon Museum and Art Gallery, Whitehaven, Cumbria, UK
2000–2002 The Norma Lipman, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Fine Art, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
1999–2002 External Examiner: BA Architectural Glass, Ceramics, and Surface Pattern, Swansea Institute, University of Wales, Swansea, UK
1981–1985 Art Teacher Ceramics, Morton School, Carlisle, Cumbria, UK
1985 Visual Artist and Author
1977–1981 Art Teacher Ceramics, Malvern Hall School, Solihull, England, UK
1975–1976 Sabbatical President, St Martin’s College Students Union, Lancaster, England, UK

Paul Scott, a material-based conceptual artist, creates ceramic work that blurs the boundaries between art, craft, and design. With a penchant for rescuing cast-offs, he restores them to a new life by using them as a canvas for biting social commentary. His work tells stories that explore the unexpected movement of images through materials, media, cultures, politics, histories, and geographies, inviting us to see these objects in a new way.

Scott is an authority on printed vitreous surfaces. His research, artwork, and book, Ceramics in Print, has been instrumental in the phenomenal growth of printmaking techniques in contemporary ceramics.

Scott’s latest book, Horizon: Transferware and Contemporary Ceramics, co-edited with Knut Astrup Bull, explores the complex journey of ideas and images to their realization in blue and white, then multicoloured tablewares. Blending historical enquiry with contemporary practice, the book illustrates how artists re-appropriate this historical genre. Text and visual essays explore unexpected political and cultural themes, changing the way we view these familiar objects.

In the fall of 2013, Scott, a resident of the UK, traveled in the US, visiting museum collections of transferware and participating in artist residencies at the Clay Studio in Philadelphia and Project Art in Massachusetts. His series, American Scenery, presents a striking duality with current American imagery applied to antique china pieces that brings the past forward, exposes us to how we have shaped our landscape, and hints at what the future may hold.

Scott embarked on a new body of work in 2014 that involves the physical collaging of antique fragments using traditional ceramic conservation methods to join the elements. The mending, melding, and juxtaposition of the separate components creates completely new work, proving, again, that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

Scott’s work can be found in public and private collections around the globe. Ferrin Contemporary represents Scott in the US. His work can be viewed online at FerrinContemporary.com, at Project Art in Cummington, MA, and at various venues in the US.

PAUL SCOTT WORK ON VIEW IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Paul Scott’s work has been acquired by museums around the world. Below is a gallery of selected images of his work in public museums.

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum: (right) George Inness, American (1825-1894), "Saco Ford: Conway Meadows" 1876, oil on canvas. (center top) Homer Dodge Martin, American (1836-1897), "A Glimpse of Lake Placid," 1887, oil on canvas. (center bottom) Paul Scott, "Scott's Cumbrian Blue(s), American Scenery, Hudson River, Indian Point No. 4, " 2015, ceramic transfer decal. (left) Albert Bierstadt, American (1830-1902), "Hetch Hetchy Canyon," 1875, oil on canvas

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Air UK/KLM Airways, Northern Arts
Alturas Foundation, USA
Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona, USA
Ateliers D’Art de France, Paris, France
Australian National University Canberra
Bankfield Museum, Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, UK
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA, USA
Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, Brighton, England, UK
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Bury Art Museum and Sculpture Centre, Bury, Lancashire, UK
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Ceramic Research Center, Guldagergård, Denmark
Chatsworth House, Bakewell, Derbyshire, UK
Chipstone Foundation, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Cleveland Contemporary Art Collection, Middlesbrough, England, UK
Contemporary Art Society for: Plymouth Museum and Art Gallery, Plymouth, England; Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, Bristol, England; National Museum of Wales at Cardiff, Wales’ National Museums Liverpool, England, UK
Copeland Borough Council Collection, Oregon College of Art and Craft Collection, Portland, OR, USA
The Crafts Council, London, England, UK
Cumbria County Council Print Loan Collection, Cumbria, England, UK
Danish Arts Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark
Denison University Granville Ohio USA
Emily Carr University, Vancouver, Canada
Expo Ceramic Museum, Kyonggido, South Korea
Gallery Oldham, Oldham, England, UK
Gardiner Museum, Toronto, Canada
Gustavsberg Porcelain Museum, Gustavsberg, Sweden
Handlesbankens, Stockholm, Sweden
Hatton Gallery, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, UK
International Ceramic Center, Skælskør, Denmark
International Ceramic Studios, Kecskemét, Hungary
Jam Factory, Adelaide, Australia
Kohler Company, USA, Red Deer College, Alberta, Canada
Leicestershire Education Committee Collection for Schools and Colleges, Leicestershire, England, UK
Manchester Metropolitan University Library, Special Collections, Manchester, England, UK
Manchester City Art Gallery, Manchester, England, UK
Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA, USA
Musé Ariana, Geneva, Switzerland
Museum Bellerive, Collection of Decorative Arts, Zurich
National Museum, Stockholm, Sweden
National Museum of Art Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway
National Museums Liverpool, Liverpool, England, UK
Nelson Mandela Foundation, Houghton, South Africa
Newark Art Museum, Newark, NJ, USA
Newcastle Arts Centre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, UK
Nordenfjeldske Kunstinustrimuseum (National Museum Decorative Arts) Trondheim, Norway
Potteries Museum, Stoke on Trent, England, UK
RISD Museum, Providence, RI, USA
Rörstrand Museum Lidköping, Sweden
Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England, UK
Statens Konstråd (National Public Art Council) Sweden
Touchstones, Rochdale, England, UK
Tullie House Carlisle Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle, Cumbria, England, UK
University of Wales Ceramics Collection, Cardiff, Wales, UK
University South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
York City Museum and Art Gallery, York, England, UK

CURRENT & UPCOMING EVENTS

TRANSFERENCE
Oct 7–Nov 27
opening reception: Fri, Oct 7, 2016
Technicalities: Meaning in Methods Symposium
Click for more information.
Fri, Oct 28 through Sun, Oct 30
lecture and workshop with Paul Scott
The Clay Studio, Philadelphia

PORCELANIA: East Meets West
Nov 10–Dec 8
Sun, Nov 13, 3–5 Reception and discussion w/ curator Leslie Ferrin & artist Paul Scott
artists: Steven Young Lee, Sin-ying Ho, Walter McConnell, and Paul Scott.
Curated by Leslie Ferrin in partnership with Cross MacKenzie Gallery
Cross MacKenzie Gallery, Washington, DC

ALICE IN WONDERLAND
Oct 1–Nov 15
The Apple House Gallery and Sculpture Park, Guldagergaard, Skælskør, Denmark
Paul Scott was one of several artists who participated in a recent artist residency that culminated in this group exhibit featuring the characters and stories within Alice in Wonderland.

Visit these museums in the US that have recently acquired work from Scott’s American Scenery series.

RISD Museum
MFA Boston
Brooklyn Museum
Newark Museum
Carnegie Museum of Art
Mount Holyoke Art Museum (shown at left)
Chipstone Foundation

 

Paul Scott _Ceramics and Printbookcover

Ceramics and Print by Paul Scott is available through Ferrin Contemporary. In this comprehensive update of his groundbreaking book, Scott provides an important historical reference for printing on clay and explores the latest techniques and technologies available to artists today. Click here for more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

horizon_front cover_300pxScott’s most recent book, Horizon: Transferware and Contemporary Ceramics, edited by Paul Scott and tKnut Bull, is also available from Ferrin Contemporary.

Melding historical enquiry with contemporary practice, this book illustrates how contemporary artists are employing this historical genre in their work to observe, record, comment and re-animate. Click here for more.

 

 

For more information about Paul Scott and his work, click here to visit his Cumbrian Blue(s) website.