Alan Foxley
ceramic sculpture and pottery
High-fired stoneware clay. Individual hand-built stoneware garden pots & ceramic sculptures suitable for conservatories and outdoor display.
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Trained at Bath Academy of Art, Corsham. Taught Art in schools 1957-74 Lecturer in Ceramics Saffron Walden College of Education until closure 1977. Set up own Pottery workshop. Wholesaling work initially, eventually moving into direct retailing with hand-built, thrown ware. Early eighties taught 3D design to Foundation students at St. Albans College of Art. Since 1998 have concentrated on individual sculptural ceramic work. Most of which is generally large and is principally suited to outdoor display. Work is sold mainly through Open Studios and also at large Ceramic shows. Potfest in the Park -Penrith, Art in Clay -Hatfield House. Three pieces commissioned for a new hotel in Fiji 2008 Recent Exhibitions: Bevere Gallery - Warks. Art de Jardin - Rutland, Gallery Upstairs -Warks.   Society of Designer Craftsmen - Chelsea Town Hall/ Mall Galleries, London Outside Art09/10,  Fellow Society of Designer Craftsmen, Professional member Craft Potters Ass. Selected member Anglian Potters, Essex Craft Soc.


2011: SDC exhibition Mall Gallery 8th-16th  Jan.
Sculpture Exhibition Woburn Abbey 15th April -31st July
Bergapton Sculpture Trail, Norfolk 21/22 - 28/29 May, 5/6 June
Sculpture in the Sanctuary,Notts. 23 July - 29th August 

Cambridge Open Studios Saffron Walden
Potfest in the Park, Penrith 29/30/31 July
Art in Clay,Hatfield 5/6/7 August
Bow House Gallery 11 -  25 September

2012
Avebury Manor Sculpture Trail, Wilts. May 5- June 10
Fire works  Rougham Barns, Bury St. Edmunds  May 11/12/13
Earth and Fire, Rufford , Notts.  June 22/23/24
Gallery Upstairs  Warks.  May 29 - June 29
Ashdon Garden Sculpture Trail, Essex  June 30th -July 1st
Art in Clay, Hatfield, Herts. July 6/7/8th
C.O.S. July 14/15th and 21/22nd
Potfest in the Park, Penrith, Cumbria  July 28/29/30th

2013
April 27-28th  Essex Craft Society -ARTISTS in ACTION Dunmow  Maltings,Essex
May 10/11/12th FIRED WORKS Blackthorpe Barn,Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
May 28th -26th June  GALLERY UPSTAIRS, Warks.
June 1st - 26th CERAMICS NOW 2013 continues as part of Summer Show until 31st.August, Bevere Gallery,Worcs.WR3 7RQ
 July 5/6/7th  ART IN CLAY, Hatfield House, Herts.
July 13/14th CAMBRIDGE OPEN STUDIOS [Saffron Walden  CB10 2 AH]
July 20/21st. CAMBRIDGE OPEN STUDIOS  [Saffron Walden  CB10 2 AH]
JULY 26/27/28th POTFEST IN THE PARK, Hutton in the Forest,Penrith. Cumbria
July 27th -September 8th SCULPTURE IN THE SANCTUARY,Taylors garden Centre,Southwell, Notts,NG25 0PR
Sept.1st - 29th SCULPTURE EXHIBITION, the Bow House, Barnet, Herts.
Sept. 13-15th  IN & OUT of the GARDEN 9, Wilberforce Road,Cambridge CB3 0EQ
 

2014

May 28th - 26th June  Gallery Upstairs,Warks.   Alan & Anne

July 5th,6th,7th  Art in Clay, Hatfield House,Herts.     Alan & Anne

July 13th/14th  Cambridge Open studios [Saffron Walden ], CB10 2AH     Alan & Anne

July  20th/21st  Cambridge Open studios [Saffron Walden ], CB10 2AH     Alan & Anne

July 26th,27th,28th  Cambridge Open studios [Saffron Walden ], CB10 2AH  Alan & Anne

July 25th, 26th,  27th  POTFEST IN THE PARK, Hutton in the Forest,Penrith. Cumbria       Alan & Anne

August  18th - Sept.2nd Anglian Potters Annual Exhibition,Emmanuel College, Cambridge   Alan & Anne

 

2015

May 23rd- June 21st       Garden Show  - Tim Andrews Gallery, Devon     Alan & Anne

May 8th -11th   IN & OUT of the GARDEN 9, Wilberforce Road,Cambridge CB3 0EQ    Alan

July 4th, 5th,  Cambridge Open studios [Saffron Walden ], CB10 2AH      Alan & Anne

July 11th,12th, Cambridge Open studios [Saffron Walden ], CB10 2AH     Alan & Anne

July 24th - 26th  POTFEST IN THE PARK, Hutton in the Forest,Penrith. Cumbria       Alan & Anne

August 15th - 30th  Anglian Potters Annual Exhibition, Emmanuel College, Cambridge    Alan & Anne

October 10th,11th  INNOVATIONS IN CERAMIC ART, Guild Hall , Cambridge    Alan 

 

2016

March  for 6 weeks       Bloomsbury Designs, 61 judd street, London, WC1    Alan

May 27th - 30th    Anglian Potters, RHS Hyde Hall Garden, Rettendon, Essex   Alan & Anne

July week 1     Cambridge Open Studios & Anne [Saffron Walden ] CB10 2AH      Alan & Anne

July week 2     Cambridge Open Studios [Saffron Walden ] CB10 2AH      Alan & Anne

July week 3     Cambridge Open Studios [Saffron Walden ] CB10 2AH      Alan & Anne

August  13th - 28th Anglian Potters Annual Exhibition, Emmanuel College, Cambridge    Alan  

November 12th - 11th  December Anglian Potters, Christmas exhibition, All Saints Church, Jesus Lane, Cambridge   Alan

2017

 11th June 2nd  July      Fresh Air 2017 , QueningtonnOld Rectory, Glous. GL7 5BN

July week 3     Cambridge Open Studios [Saffron Walden ] CB10 2AH     Alan

July week 4     Cambridge Open Studios [Saffron Walden ] CB10 2AH     Alan 

August  12th - 27th Anglian Potters Annual Exhibition, Emmanuel College, Cambridge    Alan

September  21st - 24th  Art Garden Show 2017 Wilberforce Road, Cambridge  Alan   

2018

 

July week 2     Cambridge Open Studios [Saffron Walden ] CB10 2AH      Alan

July week 3     Cambridge Open Studios [Saffron Walden ] CB10 2AH      Alan