Felicity Aylieff is an artist of international standing recognised for her research in to large scale ceramics. Working from her studio in Bath for more than 3 decades, she has more recently developed a collaborative relationship with manufacturers in Jingdezhen, China where she makes monumental pots. The surfaces of these pots explore contemporary translations of traditionally used techniques. Her work shows her passion for material and process through its use of colour, pattern and decorative techniques. Education has always played a prominent role in her career. She was awarded a Professorship in ceramics from Bath Spa University in 2000 and has been teaching in the Ceramics and Glass department at the RCA since 2001. She has work in numerous international private and public collections including the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
1991 Artists Showcase, solo promotion for Wilson and Gough, London 1992 Beaux Arts Gallery, Bath 1993 Galerie L, Hamburg, Germany 1994 Loes and Reinier, International Ceramics, Deventer, Netherlands 1996 The Elusive Body, The Victoria Art Gallery, Bath 1997 Goed Werk G.C.V. Centre for Spatial and Graphic Design, Belgium 1998 Dashed, Speckled, Brushed, Loes and Reinier, International Ceramics, Deventer, Netherlands Selected Works, Studio Pottery Gallery, Exeter
1999 Sculpture and Pots, Bedales Gallery, Petersfield, Hants 2000 Felicity Aylieff, Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh 2001 Gallerie Marianne Heller, Heidelburg, Germany 2002 Sense & Perception, Manchester City Art Gallery, touring Blackwell House,Cumbria, Bath City Art Gallery Felicity Aylieff, Canary Wharf, London 2003 Felicity Aylieff, Sense & Perception, Bath City Art Gallery Felicity Aylieff, Sense & Perception, Blackwell House, Cumbria 2007 Carlin Gallery, Paris Out of China, Monumental Porcelain by Felicity Aylieff, Canary Wharf, London, touring Oldham Gallery,
Manchester, Shipley Art Gallery, The Barn Gallery,West Dean. The Lightbox, Woking Goed Werk, Belgium 2008 Quest Gallery, Bath Out of China,Monumental Porcelain by Felicity Aylieff, The Barn Gallery,West Dean. Out of China, Monumental Porcelain by Felicity Aylieff, Shipley Art gallery, Gateshead 2009 Out of China,Monumental Porcelain by Felicity Aylieff, Lightbox Gallery, Woking Working to Scale exhibition, Contemporary Applied Arts, London 2011 Out of Delft exhibition, Galerie Terra Delft, part of festival Brandpunt Terra 2011 Netherlands 2012 An Affair with Scale: monumental ceramics by Felicity Aylieff, Holburne Museum, Bath 2013 Commission: Installation of 3 Monumental works, Doha, Qatar Arab Emirates
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