Tessa Eastman

tessa eastman

 

Education

2013-15 MA Ceramics & Glass, Royal College of Art, London UK

2003-06 BA Hons Ceramics: Upper Second, University of Westminster, London UK

2002-03 BTEC National Diploma Foundation Studies: Distinction, Wimbledon School of Art, London UK

1997-2002 A Levels: Ceramics, Art History & Graphic Design, Bryanston School, Dorset UK

 

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Craft Emergency, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth PO1 UK

2017 Puls Contemporary Ceramics together with Michal Fargo, Puls Gallery, Brussels Belgium

 

Group Exhibitions

2018

2018 Art Miami with The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, Miami Florida USA

2018 No Hierarchy Just Harmony, Contemporary Applied Arts, London SE1 UK

2018 SOFA Chicago with Steidel Contemporary (featured in the Cadillac-sponsored emerging artist section), Chicago USA

2018 Material Matters at Dialogues Through Time, Wildt’sche Haus, Basel Switzerland

2018 Beirut Art Fair with Pik’d Gallery, Downtown Beirut, Lebanon

2018 Friends of The Kiln Rooms, The Clay Store, London SE15 UK

2018 Carter Preston Prize, Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool UK

2018 Ceramics at Doddington, Doddington Hall, Lincolnshire UK

2018 New Members Showcase, Contemporary Applied Arts, London SE1 UK

2018 Art Market Hamptons with The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, Bridgehampton New York USA

2018 The Cynthia Corbett Gallery Summer Exhibition, London SW1Y UK

2018 Cockpit Arts Summer & Winter Open Studios Holborn, London WC1N UK

2018 Art New York with The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, New York USA

2018 Art Boca Raton Contemporary Art Fair with Steidel Contemporary, Boca Raton USA

2018 Collect, The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects with The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, Saatchi Gallery, London SW3 UK

2018 Art Wynwood with The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, Miami Florida USA

2018 Paddle8 Contemporary Ceramics Auction, New York USA

2018 Art Palm Beach with Steidel Contemporary, West Palm Beach Florida USA

2017

2017 Art Miami with The Cynthia Corbett Gallery, Miami Florida USA

2017 Vigorous Form, Ebor St, London E1 UK

2017 Holiday House with FBC London, Hamilton Terrace, London NW8 UK

2017 Tresor Contemporary Craft with Puls Gallery, Basel Switzerland

2017 Cracked, 50 Golborne Rd, London W10 UK

2017 Young Masters Prize with Cynthia Corbett, Gallery 8, London SW1Y, Royal Over-Seas League, London SW1A & Royal Opera Arcade Gallery, London SW1Y UK

2017 Cockpit Arts Summer & Winter Open Studios Deptford, London SE8 UK

2017 Honorable Mention at Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale, Korea

2017 Pour Me, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Devon 9AF UK

2017 Collect, The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects with FBC London, Saatchi Gallery, London SW3 UK

2017 Art Rooms, Melia White House, London NW1 UK

2016

2016 to present, FBC London, SW1W UK

2016-17 Zetter Space with Paul Sayers paintings, London EC1 UK

2016-17 Craft Emergency, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth PO1 UK

2016 Bryanston Today, Mall Galleries, London SW1 UK

2016 Three pieces in 14th Oct sale of studio ceramics & design, Adam Partridge Auctioneers, Macclesfield Cheshire UK

2016 Bulwer Yard Open House with potter Robert Collingwood, Adams + Collingwood Architects, London W12 UK

2016 Emerging Potters Exhibition, Bils & Rye, Kirkbymoorside York UK

2016 Whenever I feel blue, I start breathing again, Earls Court Project Rooms, London SW6 UK

2016 Open Art Spaces: West London open studios, London W14 UK

2016 Organism: Chelsea Fringe, Espacio Gallery, London E2 UK

2015

2015 to present, Pamono online design company, Berlin Germany

2015-16 Lost Utopia, Fitzrovia Gallery, London W1 UK

2015 Rupert Cavendish Antiques, London SW5 UK

2015 Place & Proximity, Austin Forum, London W6 UK

2015 Fresh at British Ceramics Biennial, Spode Factory, Stoke-on-Trent UK

2015 RCA Degree Show, London SW11 UK

2015 In Support of Eating, Sketch Restaurant, London W1S UK

2015 Chinese Finishing School with Preston Fitzgerald, London SW7 UK

2014

2014-15 RCA Ceramic Art London Student Shows, London SW7 UK

2014-15 RCA Work-in-Progress Shows, London SW7 UK

2012

2012-17 Jonathan Ross Christmas & Spring Shows, Gallery 286, London SW5 UK

2012 London Potters Annual Members Exhibition, Morley Gallery, London SE1 UK

2012 Five Decades of Harrow Ceramics, Contemporary Applied Arts, London W1 UK

2012 Gallery Number Nine, Birmingham UK

2011

2011-12 Bicha Gallery Show, Oxo Tower, London SE1 UK

2011 Bryanston Art Now, The Gallery in Cork Street, London W1 UK

2010

2010 Upstairs at The Rose, Rose Pub, London SW6 UK

2010 Cecilia Colman Gallery, London NW8 UK

2009

2009-10 Bicha Gallery, Bristol, Brussels Belgium & London UK

2009 Newcastlegateshead Art Fair, Bicha Gallery, Newcastle UK

2009 Bicha Gallery, St Gabriel’s Wharf, London SE1 UK

2008

2008 Bicha Winter Show, Wyndham Grand Hotel, London SW10 UK

2008 Bryanston – Past & Present, The Gallery in Cork Street, London W1 UK

2007

2007 Islington Contemporary Art & Design Fair, Candid Arts, London N1 UK

2006

2006-15 Old Gasworks Open Studios, London SW6 UK

2006-07 New Designers & One Year On, Business Design Centre, London N1 UK

2006 Kate Malone Open Studio, London N1 UK

2006 Art From Earth, Tower 42, London EC2 UK

2006 Les 4 Saisons – L’Automne, Beddington Fine Art, France

2005

2005-06 Step Closer & Step Even Closer, Gallery West, Harrow HA1 UK

 

Awards

2018 Shortlisted for the Carter Preston Prize, Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool UK

2018 Member of Contemporary Applied Arts, London UK

2017 Member of The Royal Society of Sculptors, London UK

2017 Shortlisted for the Young Masters Maylis Grand Ceramics Prize, Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London UK & USA

2016 London Creative Network Professional Development Programme, Cockpit Arts, London UK

2016-18 Craft Emergency Award, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth UK

 

Biennales

2017 Honorable Mention at Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale, Korea

2015 Fresh at British Ceramics Biennial, Spode Factory, Stoke-on-Trent UK

 

Public Collections

2017 KOCEF, Korea Ceramic Foundation, Korea

2006 Gresham Private Equity, London UK

2003 Abacus plc. UK

2000 Bryanston Association, Bryanston School, Dorset UK

 

Teaching

2018 to present, Ceramics Tutor, The Kiln Rooms, London UK

2017 to present, Ceramics Tutor, Heatherley’s Art School, London UK

2017 to present, Sculpture Diploma Tutor, Heatherley’s Art School, London UK

2018 One day ceramics workshop, 22nd Sept, Making Space Havant, Hampshire UK

2017 Pottery Tutor, Parade Mews Pottery, Tulse Hill, London UK

2016 Ceramics & Glass technician cover, Royal College of Art, London UK

2015-16 Head of Pottery, Malden Centre, New Malden UK

2014 to present, private ceramics teacher, London UK

2014-15 People’s Pottery Tutor, Ceramics Studio Co-Op, London UK

2014 One day throwing workshop, Pupil Referral Unit, Redbridge Tuition Services, Barkingside UK

2013-14 Ceramics Tutor, Bermondsey Ceramics Studio, London UK

2009 Ceramics workshops, Abbs Cross School, Essex UK

2009 Ceramic mosaic community arts project with artist Honor Pinner, Darrick Wood School, Bromley Kent UK

2008-13 Pottery Technician & Tutor, Malden Centre, New Malden Surrey UK

2007-13 Artist in Residence, Richard Challoner School, New Malden Surrey UK

2007 Ceramics workshops, Community Focus, London UK

2007 Technician & teaching assistant, Credo-Creative Ceramic Designs, Kent UK

2005 Adult ceramics summer school assistant, University of Westminster, London UK

2005 Ceramics teacher and project organiser, John Betts Summer School faire, London UK

 

Lectures

2018 In conversation event with Making Space Director Lynne Dick, 22nd Sept, Making Space Havant, Hampshire UK

2018 Young Masters artists talk with The Cynthia Corbett Gallery at The Arts Club as part of London Craft Week, 10th May, Dover Street Arts Club, London UK

2018 Crafts Council Workshop, reaching your market, making the most of online presentation, marketing & social media, 9th Feb, Canada Water Culture Space, London UK

2017 Meet the Maker with FBC London, coinciding with the London Design Festival, FBC London look at the inspiration behind collaborations with leading artists & designers. The first in the series starts with FBC London founder Fiona Barratt-Campbell & award winning ceramicist Tessa Eastman, 21st Sept, FBC London UK

2017 Micro-organics, Rob Kesseler in conversation with ceramic artists Tessa Eastman & Ikuko Iwamoto, Ceramic Art London 31st March, Central Saint Martins, London UK

 

Residencies

2007-13 Artist in Residence, Richard Challoner School, New Malden Surrey UK

 

Collaborations

2017 Collaboration with Italian design duo Erica Agogliati & Francesca Avian of Flatwig Studio, Lucerne Project, London UK

 

Internships in the studio

2010-18 Took on studio interns (2 Camberwell ceramics graduates, 1 Morley College, 1 Brighton, 2 RCA, 1 Richmond HND ceramics & 2 private students), London UK

 

Assistance to artists and at fairs

2014-15 Ceramic Art London assistant (4-6 April 2014 & 17-19 April 2015) Royal College of Art, London UK

2007 Brush work assistant to potter Sue Binns, London UK

2002-07 Full & part time assistant to ceramicist Kate Malone, London UK & France

2005-06 Part time assistant to Zandra Rhodes, London UK

2004 Assistant to Andrew Logan, The Glasshouse, London UK

 

Representation

London UK Contemporary Applied Arts

London UK & USA Cynthia Corbett Gallery

London UK FBC London

New York USA 1stdibs

Berlin Germany Pamono

Beirut Lebanon Pik’d Gallery

Belgium Brussels Puls Contemporary Ceramics

Texas & Florida USA Steidel Contemporary

 

Publications

2017 ‘Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale’, Ceramic Foundation, Korea (p92-93)

2012 ‘Tradition & Innovation: Five Decades of Harrow Ceramics’, Forward by Alun Graves & Edited by Tessa Peters. University of Westminster, London UK (p61)

 

Press

2018 ‘Art House’, Crafts – The Magazine For Contemporary Craft, Issue 275 Nov-Dec (p58-61)

2018 ‘Bizarre Beauty’, Ceramic Review, Issue 294, Nov-Dec (p18)

2018 ‘Samhwa Paint – colour, materials and finishing 2019-20 design trends analysis’, seminar no.7 book, Seoul Korea Oct 2018 (p18-19)

2018 ‘Bryanston School, great for art and creativity’, The Week Independent Schools Guide, Autumn-Winter (p47)

2018 ‘Aspex Gallery Solo Show’, Aspex Gallery News, 19th Sept

2018 ‘Making Space Event’, Making Space Blog, 14th Aug

2018 ‘Carter Preston Prize Exhibition’, Crafts – The Magazine For Contemporary Craft, Issue 273 July-Aug (p14 & p66)

2018 ‘Potclays – from mud to work of art’, ClayCraft, Issue 17 July-Aug (p2)

2018 ‘Human Hands’, Country & Town Interiors – Country & Town House, Issue 1 June (p27)

2018 ‘Colour in Ceramics Part II’, De kleine K – The Independent Digital Ceramics Magazine, Issue 41 May (p44)

2018 ‘Young Masters at The Arts Club’, London Craft Week Brochure, 10th May (p53 & p104)

2018 ‘Colour in Ceramics’, De kleine K – The Independent Digital Ceramics Magazine, Issue 39 March (p49)

2018 ‘The Things to Come at Collect 2018. Eye on Britain’, TL Magazine, 21st Feb

2018 ‘Crafts Council Talk’, Crafts Council, 9th Feb

2018 ‘Collect The International Art Fair For Contemporary Objects’, Exhibition Leaflet (p2)

2018 ‘Collect The International Art Fair For Contemporary Objects’, London Art Fair Catalogue, 17th to 21st Jan (p37)

2018 ‘Collect The International Art Fair For Contemporary Objects’, Crafts – The Magazine For Contemporary Craft, Issue 270 Jan-Feb (p26)

2017 ‘Holiday House London 2017’, Event Catalogue, 10th Dec (p76-78)

2017 ‘Inside London’s Newest Contemporary Ceramics Show’, The Architectural Digest, 17th Nov

2017 ‘Young Masters, a celebration of art history through the eyes of international contemporary artists’, Ceramics Art + Perception, Issue 106 Oct (p3 & p42-46)

2017 ‘Tresor, a new fair debuts in Basel’, Pamono – The World’s Finest Dealers in Design, 26th Sept

2017 ‘Meet the Maker with FBC London’, Belgravia Residents Journal, Issue 64 Sept (p21)

2017 ‘6 Female Artists Demonstrate Pottery’s Subversive Potential’, Creators Art & Culture by VICE, 28th July

2017 ‘Cockpit Arts-LCN Participant Feature: Tessa Eastman’, Space Studios Artist Development Newsletter, July

2017 ‘Cockpit Arts Open Studios’, Crafts – The Magazine For Contemporary Craft, Issue 267 July-Aug (p23)

2017 ‘After Nyne @ Young Masters Art Prize: Meet the Artists’, After Nyne, Issue 15 May-June

2017 ‘Young Masters Art Prize: Eyes On The Future, Echoes Of The Past’, Huffington Post, 15th June

2017 ‘Young Masters Maylis Grand Ceramics Prize Shortlisted Artist: Tessa Eastman’, Young Masters Art Prize Blog, 15th May

2017 ‘Young Masters’ – Exhibition Catalogue, (p23 & p32)

2017 ‘Colour Duo’, La Revue de la Céramique et du Verre, No. 214 May-June (p8)

2017 ‘Sensual Clouds’, De kleine K – The Independent Digital Ceramics Magazine, Issue 29 May (p14-19)

2017 ‘Clay Talks’, Ceramic Art London – Exhibition Catalogue (p6)

2017 ‘Inspiring Moments’, De kleine K – The Independent Digital Ceramics Magazine, Issue 28 April (p28)

2017 ‘On the Cutting Edge of Tradition’, Pamono – The World’s Finest Dealers in Design, 16th March

2017 ‘Tessa Eastman and Michal Fargo at Puls’, New Ceramics – Neue Keramik – The European Ceramics Magazine, Issue 2 March-April (p6)

2017 ‘Emergency Call’, Crafts – The Magazine For Contemporary Craft, Issue 264 Jan-Feb (p6)

2016 ‘Puls Contemporary Ceramics’, TLmag – True Living of Art & Design, Issue 26 Autumn-Winter Nov (p8-9)

2016 ‘Crafts Council Maker of the Week’, Crafts Council, 28th Nov

2016 ‘Craft Emergency 2016: Winners Announcement’ Aspex Gallery News, 25th Nov

2016 ‘Open Art Spaces’, London Live, 24th June

2016 ‘MP takes a spin in new education hub’, Surrey Comet, 20th May (p3)

2016 ‘The Haphazard Physical: CR meets ceramic artist Tessa Eastman’, Ceramic Review Blog, 16th March

2016 ‘Ones to watch’, Ceramic Review, Issue 278 March-April (p67)

2016 ‘The editing eye’, belle, Dec-Jan (p78)

2015 ‘In the Air’, Frame, Nov-Dec (p44)

2015 ‘Open Your Art’, Fulham Residents Journal, Issue 36 Oct (p16-17)

2015 ‘British Ceramics Biennial’, BCB – Exhibition Catalogue, 26th Sept to 8th Nov (p5)

2015 ‘Glazed & Confused’, The World Of Interiors, Aug (p116)

2015 ‘The Top 5 Designers at RCA’s 2015 Graduate Show’, Sight Unseen, 1st July

2015 ‘Royal College of Art Work in Progress 15: Ceramics & Glass’, Arts Thread, 3rd Feb

2014 ‘Behind The Scenes: The Artists’, Fulham Residents Journal, Issue 23 Jul-Aug (p9)

2012 ‘London Potters Member Profile’, London Potters News, Issue 150 Aug-Sep (p4-5)

2012 ‘Cork St exhibition provides a platform for young artists’, Bryanston Newsletter, No. 32 Spring (p5)

2011 ‘Sweets for My Sweet, Sugar for My Honey – Melissa Gamwell revels in the wonderful world of Tessa Eastman’, Ceramic Review, Issue 250 July-August (p35-37)

2007 ‘Emerging Talent’, Ceramic Review, Issue 226 July-August (p19)

2004 ‘Company’s Act of Enlightenment’, News Journal – Newbury Weekly News, 10th June (Arts News & Reviews page)