Adam Frew

Adam Frew contemporary ceramics magazine

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Adam is a story teller, sometimes intuitively, always spontaneously, and this reveals itself in his work.  The white porcelain is a perfect ground for the inky cobalt drawings which decorate his pots. Some imagery is restrained to the simplicity of a single line and other images depict busy narratives. Simple sprigs reminiscent of wax seals from a bygone era embellish some of the surfaces.

“It is important that there is a flow in my work and if I loose that flow, I loose the energy. My work is an ongoing journey”. Adam Frew

‘The nature of Adam’s ceramic pots allows the owner to continually revisit their purchase, gaining pleasure from seeing new and wonderful things in its quirky decoration.’ Kim Mawhinney, Head of Art. Ulster Museum

Adam Frew's C.V. (resume) - View works

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2010 - Solo, Red Barn Gallery, Cumbria
2008 - Adam Frew Solo, Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2009 - Royal Ulster Academy, Belfast
2009 - Bovey Tracey- CUP, Devon
2009 - Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art
2009 - Space Craft, Belfast Exhibition, Belfast
2008 - Narrow Water Castle, Newry
2008 – Emerge and Infuse Space Craft, Belfast
2008 - Royal Ulster Academy, Annual Exhibition
2007 - New Designers, London
2007 - Earth and Fire, Rufford Country Park, Nottinghamshire, England
2007 - Royal Ulster Academy, Annual Exhibition, Ormeau Baths Gallery

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2010 - Cecilila Colman Gallery - London
2010 - Bonhoga Gallery - Shetland
2010 - Galanthus Gallery - Herefordshire
2010 - Ilkley Manor House - Ilkley
2010 - Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair - Manchester
2010 - Craft2eu, “SOMMERFRISHE/ SUMMER RETREAT AND DOMESTIC AFFAIRS” - Hamburg
2010 - Fortnum and Mason, Handmade: A British Craft Exhibition - London
2010 - Byard Art, Cambridge
2010 - Royal Birmingham Society Arts, ‘In the Making’                                                         
2009 - Hillsborough Courthouse- Northern Ireland Contemporary Ceramics
2009 - Imagine Gallery, Sulfolk
2009 - Gallery 9, Festival Exhibition, Bath
2009 - Twenty Twenty Gallery - Portrait
2009 - British Trade Craft Fair, Harrogate
2009 - Ground Floor Gallery, Belfast
2008 - Going Green, Space Craft, Belfast
2009 - Blackwell Arts and Crafts House, On the surface, Cumbria                             
2009 - Harlequin Gallery, London
2008 – Leitrim Design House, Carrick on Shannon
2008 - Basement Gallery, Enniskillen
2008 - Ground Floor Gallery,Belfast
2008 -  Shipley Gallery, Gateshead
2008 – Potters without Borders, Genkan Gallery, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
2008 – Leitrim Design House, Carrick on Shannon
2008 – Imagine Gallery, Suffolk
2008 - Ceramics in the Round, Buxton
2008 - Afternoon Tea, Leitrim Design House, Carrick-on-Shannon
2008 – New Ashgate gallery, Farnham
2008 - Showcase, Dublin
2007 - Annual Exhibition, Space Craft, Belfast
2007 - RDS National Craft Fair, Dublin
2007 - Narrow Water Castle, Warrenpoint
2007 - Adam Frew and Graham Ellerby – New wood fired pottery, Harlequin Gallery, london
2007 - Distil (ling): The Silver Dusk , Flowerfield Art Centre
2007 - Contemporary Studio Pottery, Devon, England
2007 - Craft Fest - Castle Ward, Downpatrick
2007 - Space Craft, Belfast
2007 - Group Show – Irish Island Arts, Coleraine.
2006 - Group show – Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart
2006 - Group show - Space Craft, Belfast
2006 - Adam Frew and Hitomi Akebi Shibata, Harlequin Gallery, london
2005 - Group show- summer exhibition, Basement Gallery, Enniskillen
2005 - Group show- spring exhibition, Basement Gallery, Enniskillen
2004 - Hantverkargarden, Ekenas, Finland
2004 - Group show –Church Lane Gallery, Belfast

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