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Chris Harford

I use TMK and Southern Ice for all my high fired work. They both give me everything I look for in a clay, strength, reliability and great colour response.

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Contact details 

PO Box 7049
Watson ACT 2602

Telephone:
(02) 6241 4200
(m) 0432-961-401

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Experience

1996 - present Resident Potter - Workshop Manager and tutor Canberra Potters’ Society, ACT

1996 Established Spinning Gum Pottery, ACT

1993 - 1995 Artist in Residence at Duffcarrig Camphill Community, Co.Wexford, Ireland

1992 Three months working with Michael and Barbara Hawkins, Stroud, England

1991 - 1995 Self funded cycling tour to study pottery. Thailand, Malaysia, United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Ireland, Canada and U.S.A.

1990 - 1991 Tenant at the Jam Factory Workshops, South Australia

Tutoring at South Australian Youth Training Centre

1991 Study at Underdale CAE, SA in Clay & Glaze Chemistry and Kiln Design

1989 Traineeship at the Jam Factory Craft Workshops, SA

1986 - 1988 Tutoring at Aoraki Polytechnic, New Zealand

1986 Started full-time potting.


Awards

2009 'Perfect Form' Award - Sydney Teapot Show

2006-7 First Prize Teapot Section – Royal Canberra Show

2005-7-8 Champion - Professional Wheel Thrown - Royal Canberra Show

2004 ‘Perfectibilitea’ Award - Sydney Teapot Show

Award - Canberra Potters’ Society Annual Exhibition

2003 Mt Isa Art Exhibition (acquired)

Tableware Award - Canberra Potters’ Society Annual Exhibition

2002-3 First Prize - Royal Canberra Show

2000 First Prize Tableware Award - Mount Isa Art Exhibition (acquired)

1999 Yvonne den Hertog Tableware Award - Canberra Potters' Society Annual Exhibition

1998 Award - Canberra Potters' Society Annual Exhibition

Reserve Champion - Royal Canberra Show

1997 Highly Commended - Mount Isa Art Exhibition. Reserve Champion - Royal Canberra Show

1996 Award - Canberra Potters' Society Annual Exhibition. First Prize - Berinba Craft Award

1991 First Prize - Blackwood Rotary Club Art Award.

First Prize - Tea Tree Gully Art Award (acquired)


Exhibitions

2009 'Symbiosis' joint exhibition with Brett Sheather

2006 ‘Impact’ Watling Galleries Brisbane Qld-selected exhibition of ACT ceramics

2005 ‘Thermocouple’ – Watson Arts Centre, ACT- joint exhibition with Cathy Franzi

1998 Swiss Embassy, ACT - solo exhibition

1997 Design Plus Gallery, Queanbeyan - solo exhibition

Gladstone, Qld - solo exhibition

1990 Jam Factory, South Australia - solo exhibition

1990 - 2009 Over 50 Group exhibitions


Collections

Represented in private collections in Australia, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Ireland and Japan,Tea Tree Gully Council Collection, Mount Isa Art Gallery collection


Demonstrations, Workshops and Lectures

30 workshops in Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and England


Publications

2008 500 Plates and Chargers 500 Series Lark Books

1996 ‘Pottery In Australia’, Vol 35 No. 4, ‘Chris Harford – a profile’

Ceramic Review No. 157 – ‘Potting In Thailand’

1991 Ceramic Art and Perception, House and Garden