Sandy Brown was trained in the art of making ceramics at the Daisei Pottery in Mashiko, Japan. The recipient of Art Council funding, and chosen as Britain’s artist in residence in Australia by the British Council for 1988, Brown has been an important international artist for many years, whose works feature regularly in exhibitions all over the world. Brown’s art is represented by pieces in major public institutions, including the Victoria & Albert Museum, London; Ulster Museum, Belfast; Aberdeen Museum & Art Gallery; the World Ceramic Centre, South Korea and the Museum for Applied Art in Frankfurt.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2015      Beyond limits Landscape of British Sculpture 1950 – 2015
               curated by Sotheby’s at Chatsworth
2014      Tutti Frutti; solo Milton Gallery London
2013      Vessel: Sculpture 11 Grassi Museum of Applied Arts, Liepzig,Germany
               A Feast for the Senses major solo with Galerie Marianne Heller Germany
               Opening of Sandy Brown Museum in Appledore
2011      Visual Jazz Lacoste Gallery MA USA
2010      Inside Outside Galerie Marianne Heller Germany
2007-9   ritual: The Still Point and The Dance: Tour Catalogue
                Aberystwyth Arts Centre during International Ceramics Festival
2009       Gallery Oldham, Oldham
                Devon Guild of Craftsmen Gallery Bovey Tracey Devon
                Cheltenham Art Gallery Cheltenham
                Crafts Study Centre Farnham and James Hockey Gallery jointly University of Surrey
                Burton Art Gallery Bideford
2007       ritual: The Still Point and The Dance: Galerie Marianne Heller, Germany Catalogue
2006       ritual: The Still Point and The Dance Appledore Catalogue
2005       Solo Show 6 Chapel Row Bath
2003       Sandy Brown: New Work Contemporary Ceramics Gallery London
                Summertime in Heidelberg Galerie Marianne Heller, Heidelberg Germany
2002       New Work: Burton Art Gallery Bideford
                Sandy Brown in India Aurodhan Art Gallery India
2000       Sandy Brown: The Exhileration of Life Rufford Ceramic Centre
                The Exhileration of Life Galerie Marianne Heller Heidelberg Germany
                A Splash of Colour Alpha House Gallery Sherborne
1999       New Work Kunst & Keramik, Deventer, Holland
                New Work Staatliche Fachschule for Keramik, Germany
1997       Ceramics, Sculpture and Paintings: New Work Broomhill Sculpture Park
1996       New Work Amalgam Art Gallery London
                A Day with Sandy Brown Galerie Marianne Heller Germany
1995       New Work Alpha House Gallery Sherborne
1993       Sandy Brown: Sculpture, Ceramics and Painting Alpha House Gallery Sherborne
1992       Sandy Brown: New Work Alpha House Gallery, Sherborne
1991       Sandy Brown: Pots And Goddesses Solo Exhibition Plymouth Arts Centre Plymouth
                Ritual Objects Solo Exhibition Contemporary Ceramics London
                Tableware Vincent Gallery Exeter
1990       Figuratively Speaking Solo Exhibition Oxford Gallery Oxford
                New Work Green Gallery Tokyo Japan
1989       Solo Exhibition Visage Glastonbury
1988       Solo Exhibition Meat Market Craft Centre Melbourne Australia
                Solo Exhibition Monash University Gallery, Gippsland Australia
1987-89      Solo Exhibition: ‘Sandy Brown: The Complete Picture’ Tour UK Oriel 31 Wales:
                Catalogue Solo Tour: Mostyn Gallery Llandudno; Cirencester Workshops; Presteigne
                Mid-borders Arts Centre; Devon Guild of Craftsmen Gallery; Artsite Bath; Scottish Gallery
                Edinburgh; Copernican Connection Beverley; Barbican Centre London

Courtesy of Joanna Bird, London