"The core inspiration of this body of work is a celebration and dedication to the immense beauty and fragility of the natural world.
My sculptures are explored from a feminine viewpoint and inspired by my relationship and fascination with nature, the land, water, and the environment.
Current inspirations stem from places that captivate and hold an emotional and visual pull, from certain areas of coast, reef, field, and wood. To the uninhibited growth of corals, lichens, mosses and fungi. The eroticism of unfurling flowers. The awakening of seeds confident of their purpose. The wild places under log piles housing micro worlds.
I’m exploring the rare, the everyday, the endangered, the ordinary and the spectacular.
My work is made from porcelain paperclay and terracotta paperclay. One of the many qualities of clay that I embrace is its capacity to hold movement and energy. By Working with a paper clay of my own mix these qualities continue to resonate once the work becomes ceramic thus enabling me to create my desired delicate, organic, fronded forms. I employ different methodologies of making depending on the requirements of the individual piece. Most of my work is hand built but I also work with paper-thin sheets of clay and some press moulding techniques.” Jasmin Rowlandson
Jasmin Rowlandson's C.V. (resume) - View her works
2005 - BA (Hons) Ceramics, Camberwell College of Arts
1995 - Foundation Course, Camberwell College of Arts, London
1993 - BTEC Decorative Arts, Camberwell College Of Arts
2010 - Galanthus Gallery Herefordshire
2010 - Selfridges, London
2010 - Origin, London
2010 - Effervescence IV, Sussex Barn Gallery, West Dean
2010 - Collect, Saatchi Gallery2009 The Scottish Gallery
2009 - Origin, Somerset House, London
2009 - Winter Wonders. New Ashgate Gallery
2009 - Ornament. Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery
2009 - Cebiko, 5th World Ceramic Biennale, Korea
2009 - Gallery 2, Ipswich
2009 - Ceramics Open, Royal Birmingham Society Of The Arts
2009 - Aspex, Portsmouth
2008 - Suffolk Open, Bury St Edmund’s Art Gallery
2008 - Ebb + Flow, Peter Pears Gallery, Aldebrugh
2007 - Objects of Desire, Royal Birmingham Society Of the Arts
2007 - Effervescence, Sussex Barn Gallery
2006 - Springboard at Origin, Somerset House
2006 - Black Swan Arts, Somerset
2006 - Setting Out, Contemporary Ceramics, London
2006 - Oriel Davies Gallery, Wales
2005 - Richard Dennis Gallery, London
2005 - New Designers, Islington Design Centre
2005 - Degree Show, Camberwell College of Arts
2005 - Group Exhibition, Centenary Gallery, London
2010 - Commissioned by interior design company Candy & Candy to work in collaboration with design company Haberdashery London to produce a ceramic chandelier comprising of two hundred and twenty gold porcelain leaves. The chandelier is housed in the dinning room of the show flat for the prestigious apartment block, Number 1 Hyde Park.
2005-2008 - Various private sculpture commissions.
2005 - Commission by The Bellenden Renewal Team, Southwark Council.
2009 - Grants For The Arts, Arts Council.
2009 - Selected Maker, Crafts Council.
2009 - Honourable Mention, World Ceramic Biennale.
2008 - Crafts Council Development Award
- Growth Intentions, acquired by The World Ceramic Centre, Korea.
- Vivify, acquired by the Crafts Council.
2011 - Living Etc. (Jan)
2010 - Feature, Candy Magazine. (Issue 2)
2010 - Tatler. (Oct)
2010 - Ceramic Review (Mar/Apr 2010)
2009 - 5th World Ceramic Biennale (catalogue)
2009 - Crafts, March Issue
2006 - Ceramic Review, Feature (Nov/Dec)
2006 - Ceramic Review (Jan/Feb)
2005 - Craftsman Magazine, Feature (Oct)
2005 - Time Out (July)
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