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This year Angela is spending time developing her sculptural work in paperclay and the new black and white objects.

Paperclay Workshops with Angela Mellor

Due to popular demand, Angela will be running her Bone China paperclay workshops in September and October 2018. Please see the Workshops page for all the details.

ESH Gallery, central Milan

Angela is honoured to have been invited to exhibit at ESH Gallery, central Milan as part of its ‘Blu — Segni del Mare’ exhibition which runs from June 5th to July 6th. Angela’s Coastal Light series which depicts rhythms of the sea sits well with the exhibition’s theme, “signs from the sea”. ESH Gallery is also the first to show Angela’s new sculptural wall pieces, reminiscent of rolling waves.

The Old Fire Engine House, Ely

100 commissioned pieces will be exhibited throughout June over two floors of the house in celebration of 50 years of The Old Fire Engine House, including one of Angela’s large ‘Symphony in Black and White’ Objects.

Byard Art, Cambridge

Angela has been busy this past year preparing for a major show at Byard Art, King’s Parade, Cambridge from 6th – 30th September.

Contemporary Ceramics Centre, London

As a Selected Member of the CPA, Angela will be showing her work at The Contemporary Ceramics Centre, Great Russell Street, London during November.

The Roundhouse Gallery, Derbyshire

Angela’s work was on show in the very popular mixed ‘Spring Exhibition: A Pot in the Hand’ at The Roundhouse Gallery, Derbyshire.

Christmas Sale 2017

Angela opened the gallery (during a blizzard!) in mid–December, but don’t worry if you missed the show, visitors are always welcome by appointment.

Winter Show 2017, Sewell Centre Gallery at Radley College, Oxford

The Winter Show at the Sewell Centre Gallery at Radley College, Oxford featured ceramics by Angela Mellor and painting, photography and printmaking by Marie Boyle and Jonathan Shapley.

Erwood Station Gallery, Hay on Wye

Angela’s work was pn show at the Erwood Station Gallery, Hay on Wye.

Byard Art, Kings Parade, Cambridge

Angela’s work formed part of the ‘Seascape’ exhibition at Byard Art September – October 2017.

Bircham Gallery, Holt

Angela’s work can be seen in Bircham Gallery in Holt, Norfolk.

Cecilia Colman Gallery, London

Angela’s Symphony in Black and White series is presently showing at the Cecilia Colman Gallery

Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

Angela’s work was shown at the Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh.

10th Anniversary Exhibition

Last Christmas we celebrated the 10th Anniversary of the Angela Mellor Gallery and Studio.

Angela is now focussing on larger scale sculptural pieces entirely hand built from bone china paperslip, a medium she has researched and developed since 1997. The light filtering through the overlapping layers creates a dramatic contrast, and a sense of movement in the stunning new ‘Sculptural Light’ series. She has also developed a new range of slipcast objects, ‘Symphony in Black and White’.

Ferrers Gallery, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire

Angela had work on show as part of the ‘Fired Up’ exhibition at Ferrers Gallery in Summer/Autumn 2016. The gallery is in a beautiful rural location and showcases the work of some of the most talented British designer makers.

Byard Art, Kings Parade, Cambridge

Angela exhibited in Byard Art’s Summer Exhibition 2016.

craft&design Selected Maker Awards 2016 Finalist

craft&design Selected Maker Awards 2016

Thank you to everyone who voted for Angela in the craft&design Selected Awards. As there are well over 1,100 designer makers featured on the Selected Makers website, Angela is very grateful that your support helped her to become a Finalist.

Famous Old House Gallery, Long Melford

This lovely gallery in Suffolk showed Angela’s work in summer 2016.

Byard Art, Kings Parade, Cambridge

Angela’s ‘Coastal Light’ series formed part of the ‘Seascape’ exhibition at Byard Art in 2016.

Craft Centre and Design Gallery, Leeds

Angela’s work was on show in this gallery situated underneath Leeds Art Gallery.

CoCA – Centre of Ceramic Art, York Art Gallery

Angela’s work was on show in the CoCA Gallery Shop. The new Centre for Ceramic Art is well worth a visit.

Christmas Open Studio Exhibition 2015 – ‘Fen Light’

Angela and international artist, Lynne Windsor celebrated their local wetland, Wicken Fen, aiming to capture the glorious, mysterious ‘Fen Light’ in its many forms in both ceramics, paintings and prints.

Paperclay: The Perfect Union

Angela’s work is featured in the English translation of Paperclay: The Perfect Union by Astrid Sänger and Otakar Silva, Storchennest, 2015.

The book is very informative in all aspects of making and working with paperclay. Beautifully illustrated with diverse work produced by international artists.

‘Summer Light’ Open Studio & Exhibition 2015

Angela held her annual Summer Open Studio & Exhibition, ‘Summer Light’ alongside oil paintings by Mary Romer and work by three popular local jewellers: Melinda Llewdib,Bek Genery and Jane Pennington.

Angela Mellor’s ‘Spindrift’ Vessel Wins Award

Angela Mellor's Award Winning 'Spindrift' Vessel

Angela’s vessel, ‘Spindrift’, won ‘The Plinth Gallery Award for Best Vessel’ in The Slipcast Object Revisited exhibition at The Plinth Gallery, Denver, Colorado.

The field of entries was strong in all categories, so Angela is very pleased to have been awarded the first prize for a vessel form.

craft&design Selected Maker Awards 2015 Finalist

Angela is very pleased be a finalist once again in the Ceramics category of the craft&design Selected Maker Awards 2015.

There are well over 1,100 designer makers featured on the craft&design Selected Makers website, and each one has a chance to make it into the finals only through a public vote (which has now closed), so thank you very much to all of those who voted!

Angela Mellor at Ceramic Art London 2015

Angela Mellor will be at Ceramic Art London, stand no.60

Angela exhibited at Ceramic Art London again. CAL is a major selling fair for contemporary studio ceramics, featuring work from leading national and international makers, held at the Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London.

Féerique at Galerie du Don, France

Angela’s work was chosen as the cover star for the Christmas Exhibition, Féerique, at Galerie du Don, France.

‘Forest Light’ Christmas Open Studio Exhibition 2014

Angela held her annual Christmas exhibition and introduced her new ‘Forest Light’ series alongside paintings by artist Melanie Max.

Major Oxford Ceramics Gallery Exhibition ‘Teabowl: Form. Function. Expression.

Several pieces of Angela’s work were selected for inclusion in a major exhibition of Teabowls by the Oxford Ceramics Gallery.

James Fordham, the Gallery’s Director said, “We now have over 400 teabowls for our forthcoming exhibition this October and it’s going to be an exciting show with pieces from makers all over the world.

Angela Mellor at the Thomas Clarkson Academy

Angela was invited to speak to a group students at the Thomas Clarkson Academy in Wisbech.

Art teacher Sarah Loosemore said, “To have a world renowned ceramic artist visit our students and inspire them with her work and techniques was brilliant. It was a real privilege for our students and one which they will definitely benefit from, as they continue to progress with their own art work.”

Open Studio and Exhibition Summer 2014

Angela held an Open Studio and Exhibition of her new work in the Gallery together with beautiful paintings by Melanie Max.

craft&design Selected Maker Awards 2014 Silver Award Ceramics

Angela was very pleased to win the Silver Award for Ceramics in the craft&design Selected Maker Awards 2014. There are well over 1,100 designer makers featured on the craft&design Selected Makers website, so winning Silver was a great achievement! Thank you very much to all of those who voted.

Angela Mellor wins Silver in the Ceramics in the craft&design Selected Maker Awards 2014

Angela Mellor at Ceramic Art London 2014

Angela exhibited at Ceramic Art London, a major selling fair for contemporary studio ceramics, featuring work from leading national and international makers, which is held at the Royal College of Art every year. This year’s invitation and posters featured Angela’s Green and Gold Spray bowl.

Angela Mellor will be at Ceramic Art London, 4-6 April 2014, the Royal College of Art, Stand 43

Christmas 2013 Open Studio and Exhibition: ‘Objects of Light’

Angela held an Open Studio and Exhibition of her new work in the Gallery alongside jewel-like oil paintings by Mary Romer.

Open Studio and Exhibition Summer 2013

Angela held an Open Studio and Exhibition of her new work in the Gallery together with beautiful screen prints by Vilokini Gail Abbott.

Anglian Potters Selected Members Exhibition 2013

Angela exhibited in the Anglian Potters Selected Members Exhibition at the Dolby Gallery.

Paperclay Art & Practice

Angela’s work appears in Paperclay Art & Practice, by Rosette Gault 2013.

Finalist in 58th International Competition of Contemporary Ceramic Art 2013

Angela was a finalist in the 58th International Competition of Contemporary Ceramic Art 2013 at the International Ceramic Museum, Faenza, Italy.