2012 PhD Supervisor. University of Brighton.

2003 MA, Ceramics and Glass. Royal College of Art

1993 Fully qualified teaching status awarded by DES

1987 HND Ceramics. University of Creative Arts, Rochester



2016 – date        Representation by J&J Rawlin

2010 – date        Frensham Heights School

2009 – date Lecturer, Ceramics, BA (Hons) Glass, Ceramics, Jewellery, Metals, UCA, Farnham BA (Hons) Three Dimensional Design & Contemporary Craft Practice: Ceramics

2008 – 2009 Lecturer, Ceramics, BA (Hons), MA Coordinator, Crafts, UCA, Farnham

2006 – 2008 Course Leader BA & MA 3D Design, UCA, Farnham

2006 – 2007 Lecturer, Ceramics, BA (Hons) 3D Design, UCA, Farnham

2004 – 2006 Visiting Lecturer: BA (Hons) Wood, Metal, Ceramics & Plastics
BA (Hons) Three Dimensional Design University of Brighton

2004 – 2006 Visiting Lecturer: BA (Hons) Ceramics, Christchurch University College, Canterbury

2002 – 2003 Visiting Lecturer: BA (Hons) Ceramics, University of Creative Arts, Rochester

2000 – 2001 Acting Course Leader: BA (Hons) Ceramics, University of Westminster, Harrow

1989 – 2000 Practising Potter & Visiting Lecturer at various institutions

1987 – 1989 Technician: NDD & HND Ceramics, University of Creative Arts, Rochester



2015 International Academy of Ceramics (IAC)

2010 Research Institute, University for the Creative Arts

2009 Contemporary Applied Arts, London

2008 Trustee, Farnham Pottery Trust

2007 Brother, Art Workers Guild

2001 Fellow, Higher Education Academy

2001 Member, General Teaching Council

1993 Fellow, Craft Potters Association


awards include:

2017 Research Fund: ISCAEE UK: UCA, Farnham

2016 Research Fund: Material Symphysis exhibition catalogue, UCA, Crafts Study Centre

2015 Research Fund: ISCAEE: China: UCA, Farnham

2014 Research Fund: Shima Kara Shima E exhibition catalogue, UCA, Leach Gallery

Research Fund: Meditations, Shigaraki Residency, Japan/exhibition Guildford cathedral

Arts Council: Meditations, Shigaraki Residency, Japan/exhibition Guildford cathedral

2013 Research Fund: ISCAEE Turkey: UCA, Farnham

2012 Arts Council: contributor to set up grant of

2011 Research fund: ISCAEE Japan: UCA, Farnham

2008 Arts Council grant: Ritual & Setting

2008 Research fund: Ritual & Setting: UCA, Farnham

2004 Arts Council grant: Full Circle

2004 Research fund: Full Circle: UCA, Rochester

2002 Shortlist, Twyfords Bathtime project, Royal College of Art

1997 Peers Award, Art in Clay, Hatfield House

1995 Peers Award, Milsbeek, Netherlands


selected workshops, residencies and seminars

2017 Director of ISCAEE Symposium, UCA, Farnham

2016 Material Symphysis symposium, UCA, Farnham. Speakers – Simon Olding, Lesley Millar, Debra Allman, Risa Ohgi, Catherine Slade-Brooking, Rebecca Skeels, Chris Jones, Hiroshi Kaito, Satoshi Mizushiro

2015 Demonstrator/Speaker/Exhibitor, ISCAEE Conference, Jingdezhen/Yixing, China

Invited Artist, 5th International Golcuk Ceramics Symposium, Turkey

2014 Hosted Shima Kara Shima E symposium, UCA, Farnham. Speakers - Simon Olding, Felicity Aylieff, Bonnie Kemske,

Namiko Murakoshi Residency, SCCP, Shigaraki, Japan

Lecture/Demonstration, Tokyo University of Fine Art, Geidai, Japan

2013 Demonstrator/Speaker/Exhibitor ISCAEE Conference, Turkey

2012 Residency, Tokyo Geidai, Japan

2011 Demonstrator/Speaker ISCAEE Conference, Japan

2010 Master Class with Koie Ryoji & Walter Keeler, V&A

Artist in Residence, Appledore Arts Festival, Devon

2009 Demonstrator/Speaker IMECE, Anadolu University, Turkey

2007 Demonstrator, ISCAEE Conference, UCA, Farnham

2006 Demonstrator/Speaker ISCAEE Conference, Tsinghua University, Beijing

2003 – 2004 Artist in Residence: University of Creative Arts, Rochester

2001 Ashley Howard & Mo Jupp, Symposium, Tel-Hai, Israel

1995 – 2000 Demonstrations for numerous artist’s and potter’s groups


SOLO exhibitions include:

2010 Ritual and Setting, St Mary’s Church, Wirksworth

2009 Ritual and Setting, Crafts Study Centre

2009 Ritual and Setting, Winchester Cathedral

2008 Showcase, Cotemporary Ceramics, London

2000 One Two Five Gallery, Bath

1999 Lynn Strover Gallery, Cambridge

1998 Galerie van Meensel, Belgium

1996 Nijmegen Museum, Netherlands


Joint exhibitions include:

2017 Exploring the Vessel, Paintings & Drawings: William Scott. Ceramics: Ashley Howard, private residence in Holland Park, London

InPrint Biennial, Studio Eleven, Hull, UK

2014 Shima Kara Shima E, Foyer Gallery, UCA Farnham

Shima Kara Shima E, Leach Pottery Gallery, St Ives

2011 Bettles Gallery

2010 Spring Show, The Stour Gallery, Shipston-on-Stour

2007 Bettles Gallery

2004 – 2005 Full Circle, Ashley Howard & Martin Lungley, international touring exhibition

Brown, Bickers & Howard, The Tunnel Gallery, Tonbridge School

2003 Thomas Corman Arts, Cork Street

Brown, Bickers & Howard, Urban Interiors, London

1997 Ashley Howard & John Pollex, Bettles Gallery


group exhibitions include:

2017 ISCAEE: UCA, Farnham

Heritage and Diversity: Hanyang University Museum Gallery, South Korea.

2016 Material Symphysis, UCA, Crafts Study Centre

2015 ISCAEE, Jingdezheng, China

2015 Guinomi (sake cups), Gallery St Ives, Tokyo, Japan

Emmanuel Cooper Gallery, inaugural exhibition, Contemporary Ceramics, London

2014 Second International Tea Culture Exchange Exhibition, China

2013 Chawan, Gallery St Ives, Tokyo, Japan

Objectify, Contemporary Ceramics, London

Young Clay, Keramiekcentrum Tiendschuur, Tegelen, Netherlands

Ceramic Art London, RCA

2012 Domestic Matters, CAA, London. Curated by Brian Kennedy and Peter Ting

2011 Insight Into Beauty 2, Embassy of Japan, Piccadilly, London

Oxford Ceramics

ISCAEE: Tokyo, Japan

Ceramic Art London, RCA

2010 In Focus, Contemporary Applied Arts, London

Small but Perfectly Formed, Contemporary Ceramics, London

2009 White, The Leach Pottery, St Ives, Cornwall

IMECE, Anadolu University, Turkey

Beyond Tradition, Bevere Gallery, Stroud

2008 Pothrminster Gallery, Cornwall

Ceramics In The Round, Buxton, Derbyshire

Jugs and Bowls, Bettles Gallery

Ceramic Art London, RCA

Leach Pottery Restoration, Bonhams

Craft2EU Gallery, Hamburg, Germany

2007 ISCAEE, James Hockey Gallery, UCCA, Farnham

Ceramic Art London, RCA

2006 ISCAEE,Tsinghua University, Beijing

Ceramic Art London, RCA

Traditional Yet Contemporary: Modern Korean Ceramics (guest exhibitor) Air Gallery

2005 Table Manners, Crafts Council touring exhibition

Functional Form Now, Galerie Besson

Keramuse, Netherlands

Ceramic Art London, RCA

Chawan International, Belgium

Surfacing Now, The Tunnel Gallery, Tonbridge School

2004 Ceramic Art London, RCA

Feast Your Eyes, crafts Council, V&A


One Year On, Crafts Council at New Designers

2002 British Ceramics, France, touring exhibition

2001 Ceramic Contemporaries 4, touring exhibition

2000 NYAD2000, New York

1996 Keramuse, Netherlands

1994 Craft potters Association, V&A


books, articles and reviews

2014 Ceramic Glazes, the Complete Handbook by Brian Taylor and Kate Doody, Thames and Hudson Second International Tea Culture Exchange Exhibition, catalogue.

2013 Exhibition catalogue, ISCAEE Conference: Antalya, Turkey

Papers publication, ISCAEE Conference: Antalya, Turkey

2011 Crossing the Line, Ashley Howard, Ceramic Review, November/December

Exhibition catalogue, ISCAEE conference: Tokyo, Japan

Papers publication, ISCAEE conference: Tokyo, Japan

2009 Ritual and Setting, catalogue by Prof. Simon Olding, Porf. Magdalene Odundo OBE and Amanda Fielding.

Art Workers Guild 125 Years by Lara Platman

Ritual and Setting, review by Gareth Mason. Ceramic Review. 237 May/June

Exhibition catalogue IMECE, Anadolu University, Turkey

2008 In Tune With Colour, Ceramics Monthly, Helen Bevis, December issue

The Leach Restoration Project, Bonhams

2007 The Beauty of Imperfection, Bonnie Kempske, Ceramic Review, 225 May/June

Ceramic Design Course by Anthony Quinn

Exhibition catalogue ISCAEE, James Hockey Gallery, UCCA, Farnham

2006 Full Circle: David Briers, Crafts magazine 198

Vitality and Essence: Ian Gregory catalogue, Ashley Howard

Exhibition catalogue ISCAEE Conference, Tsinghua University, Beijing.

2005 Functional Form Now, preview, Daily Telegraph, February 7th2004 Full Circle, catalogue, by Alison Britton and Emmanuel Cooper

Dead Ends and Possibilities, Alison Britton, Ceramic Review 210, November/December

Altered States, Ashley Howard, Ceramic Review, 205 January/February

2003 Make Tracks To…, Daily Telegraph, May 31st

Homes and Property, Corrine Julius, London Evening Standard, May 28th

The Glaze Book, Stephen Murfitt

Ceramic Decoration, Jo Connell

Stoneware, Richard Dewar

2001 Searching & Finding: Kyra Cane, Ashley Howard, Ceramic Review, 187 January/February

2000 Matt Glazes, Ashley Howard, Ceramic Review, 186 November/ December

The Complete Practical Potter, Josie Warshaw

1997 Strong Form Vibrant Colour, David Whiting, Ceramic Review, 166 July/August



2013 Guest Artist, Escape to the Country, BBC Television

2006 Neck tie design, RFU, Twickenham

2005 Demonstrator, Family Contract, BBC1 Television

Earth & Fire, catalogue, Ashley Howard

2004 Selector, Earth & Fire, Rufford

2001 Judge, Alix de Rothschild exhibition, Israel