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Ruth KingImage Gallery

Contact Details

Studio: Rose Cottage, Main Street, Shipton-by-Beningbrough, York, Yorkshire, UK, YO30 1AB. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 (0)1904 470196
Email:
Web-site: www.ruthkingceramics.com
Availability: Visitors welcome, but by prior arrangement please.


Last Updated: 2011-07-19

Current Work

Current Work

Work generally available from:
Contemporary Ceramics Centre, London.
www.onlineceramics.com
 - also by commision and through exhibitions.

Other Information:
Ruth King is on Crafts Council Photostore and is a Fellow of the Craft Potters Association.

 

Current / Future Events

Current / Future Events

Technical Information

Technical Information

Ruth's pots are slab-built using a variety of prepared stoneware bodies. The form is then modified after the sections have been assembled giving each pot a unique character. After bisque firing slips are applied before the pots are salt-glazed in a 14cu. ft. propane gas kiln to 1260/80 degrees C.

History

History

Ruth King was bom in Enfield, Middx and trained at Camberwell School of Arts and Craft from 1974-77. She moved to York after four years living and working in London and moved to her current studio near York in 1987.

Exhibitions

Exhibitions

2010 “Through Fifty” Contemporary Ceramics, London.
2009 “Works in Clay and Fine Plaster”, Dean Clough Galleries, Halifax
2009 Artworks Galleries, Newcastle
2007 “Clay in the Vale of York”, Laurence Sterne Trust, Coxwold, N. Yorks
2007 Maiden Bridge Arts Centre, Tatham, Lancaster
2006 Solo Exhibition, Broughton Gallery, Broughton, Scotland.
2006 Saltglasert Keramikk, Ha Gamle Prestegard, Norway.
2006 Ceramics by Ruth King, Plasterwork by Peter Baker, Lund Gallery, Easingwold.
2006 “ Saltzbrand 2006”, Koblenz, Germany.
2006 “A Pinch of Salt”, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh.
2005 Winter Exhibition, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham.
2005 Paintings in Hospitals, Stonegate Gallery, York.
2004 Summer Exhibition, Shandy Hall, Coxwold.
2003 - 'Zout Zout Zouf De Tiendschuur Tegelen, The Netherlands.
2003 - Prints by Carrie Akroyd and Ceramics by Ruth King, Shandy Hall, Coxwold.
2002 - 'Making Space' Ceramics by Ruth King, Paintings by Jessica Langton, The Gascoigne Gallery, Ilkley.
2002 - 'Saltzbrand 2002' Koblenz, Germany.
2002 - 'Saltglaze Ceramics', The Contemporary Craftsman, Monmouth.
2001 - Paintings in Hospitals, Stonegate Gallery, York.
2000 - Christmas Exhibition, Alpha House Gallarey, Sherborne.
1999 - Paintings by John Langton and Ceramics by Ruth King, Shandy Hall, Coxwold.
1998 - Paintings by Patrick Nuttgens and Ceramics by Ruth King, Shandy Hall, Coxwold.
1998 - Summer Exhibition, Godfrey and Twatt, Harrogate.
1997 - Group Exhibition, Stonegate Gallery, York.
1995 - Saltglaze, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland.
1994 - Group Exhibition, Kunst und Keramiek, The Netherlands.
1994 - Second Generation, Stonegate Gallery, York.
1993 - Handbuilt Ceramics, Rufford Craft Centre, Newark.
1991 - Showcase Exhibition, Craft Potters Shop, London.
1990 - Textiles by Simon Lloyd- Jones and Ceramics by Ruth King, King's Manor Gallery, Univ. of York.
1989 - Textiles by Simon Lloyd-Jones and Ceramics by Ruth King, Collection Gallery, Ledbury.
1988 - A Celebration of Ceramics, Rufford Craft Centre, Newark.
1988 - Solo Exhibition, Norwich Castle Museum Craft Shop, Norwich.
1987 - Contemporary Saltglaze, Nottingham Castle Museum, Nottingham.
1987 - Group Exhibition, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland.
1986 - British Ceramics, Galerie der Vier Linden, Asperen, The Netherlands.
1985 - British Ceramics, Galerie Charlotte von Finkenstein, Hamburg.
1985 - Paintings by Sarah Williams and Ceramics by Ruth King, Grape Lane Gallery, York.
1985 - Some peoples Pots, York City Library.
1984 - British Ceramics, New Craftsmen Gallery, New York.
1984 - Group Exhibition, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham.
1984 - Individual Eye, Craft Potters Shop, London.
1983 - 8x8 Ceramicists, British Craft Centre, London.
1983 - Studio Ceramics Today, Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
1982 - Makers 82, British Craft Centre, London.
1981 - Handbuilt pots, Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool.
1981 - The New Ceramics, Rufford Craft Centre, Newark.

 

Public Collections

Public Collections

Nottingham Castle Museum; The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent; The Royal Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh; Ulster Museum, Belfast; Victoria and Albert Museum, London; York City Art Gallery.

Articles

Articles

‘A Quiet Dynamic’ by Lyn Wait. Ceramics Art and Perception, issue 65 2006
Review, Lund Gallery Exhibition: Ceramic Review, July/August 2006
A Potter’s Day, Ceramic Review, Nov/Dec 1990
Illustration Ceramic Review, March/April 1987
The Individual Eye, Ceramic Review, July/August 1984
Review of Studio Ceramics Today, Ceramic Review, July/ August 1983

Catalogues

Catalogues

Broughton Gallery 2007
Saltzbrand 2006
Saltzbrand 2002
Saltzbrand 1994
Inax Design Prize, 1989

Work Styles

Work Styles

Stoneware
Handbuilt
Salt
Sculptural
Reduction
Gas