Curriculum Vitae

2017

Midwinter

Maggie at home

2016

2016 AUTUMN EXHIBITION

Lund Gallery – Easingwold
Maggie Barnes & Debbie Loane

“MESH”

Charity Event – Leeds

2015

NATURAL SELECTION

feva event at Tanacetum – Knaresborough
Sherry Doyal & Maggie Barnes

“MESH”

New Designs Charity Event – Leeds

2014

BORN of FIRE

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art – Arkansas USA
Year long exhibition showcasing the work of international
ceramic artists featured in the museum’s permanent collection

“MESH”

New Designs Charity Event – Leeds

PATCHWORK PORCELAIN

Lund Gallery – Easingwold
A series of experimental tiles and panels inspired by textiles
and produced as an extension of the Nerikomi Research Project

2013

NORTH YORKSHIRE OPEN STUDIOS

Debbie Loane & Maggie Barnes
Lund Gallery Easingwold

“MESH”

Charity Launch Event Leeds

“MESH”

New Designs Charity Event Leeds

2012

ADVENT

Debbie Loane, Maggie Barnes & Malcolm Whittaker
Lund Gallery Easingwold

2010 – 2012

NERIKOMI Launch Event

Arts Council supported Research Project
Mercer Art Gallery Harrogate

NERIKOMI

Arts Council supported period of Research & Development
Exploration of the Japanese technique; to create a series of stained and
laminated porcelain works marking three decades as a designer-maker

2010

AWARDED AN ARTS COUNCIL RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT GRANT

See: Research & Development

Winter Exhibition

Lund Gallery – Easingwold

HARROGATE OPEN EXHIBITION

The Mercer Art Gallery – Harrogate

2009

CHRISTMAS OPEN STUDIO EVENT

Maggie Barnes & Mal Magson – Scarborough

MAGGIE BARNES & MAL MAGSON – Working Sabbatical (April—May)

Keramiek Galerie Hoogland – Steyl/Tegelen – Netherlands

SPRING EXHIBITION

Lund Gallery – Easingwold

2008

“120” – SDC GALLERY – London

Exhibition celebrating the 120th anniversary of the founding of the Society of Designer-Craftsmen by William Morris of The Arts & Crafts Movement

HARROGATE OPEN EXHIBITION

The Mercer Art Gallery – Harrogate
2nd Prize Winner
3 exhibits purchased for the Museum’s Permanent Collection

“THE SEA”

Keramiekcentrum Tiendschuur
Tegelen – Netherlands

“MONOCHROME”

Excellence in Greyscale
The Lund Gallery
Curated by Debbie Loane and Maggie Barnes
31 artists and makers working to a high quality standard across the media and including work by the artist curators

2005-2007

CONSULTANCY & MENTORING

Freelance advisory work with Art Connections

2005

“OPEN HOUSE”

Solo exhibition at The Studio – Knaresborough

NORTH YORKSHIRE OPEN STUDIOS

Launch Event Exhibitions at Skipton Castle and The Folly in Settle
Curatorial responsibility for both events

HARROGATE DISTRICT OPEN EXHIBITION

Mercer Art Gallery – Harrogate
(Prize Winner)

2004

“NEW PORCELAIN”

The Studio – Knaresborough

“CHRISTMAS PRESENT”

Shipley Art Gallery – Gateshead

“COLOURED PORCELAIN”

St. Joseph Galerie – Leeuwarden – Netherlands

2003

“OPEN HOUSE”

Solo exhibition at The Studio – Knaresborough

“WHITE PORCELAIN”

St. Joseph Galerie –  Leeuwarden –  Netherlands

HARROGATE DISTRICT OPEN EXHIBITION

The Mercer Art Gallery – Harrogate

ART CONNECTIONS

Launch Event at Skipton Castle North Yorkshire

2002

Launch of new work at the Knaresborough Studio

2001

Curatorial: ASHRAF HANNA

European Ceramics at the Mercer Art Gallery – Harrogate

curatorial: “WHITE GOLD” Contemporary Studio Porcelain

European Ceramics at the Mercer Art Gallery – Harrogate

PORCELAIN & PAPER

A personal Research and Development Grant awarded by Yorkshire Arts.
To explore the qualities and characteristics of the two materials, and how
they might be combined.

2000

Curatorial: ERIC JAMES MELLON

European Ceramics at the Yorkshire Museum

Curatorial: EUROPEAN CERAMICS 2000

European Ceramics at Lotherton Hall

Curatorial: EUROPEAN CERAMICS

European Ceramics at the Yorkshire Museum

1999

EUROPEAN CERAMICS

The established and successful business forcibly closed, the condemned building demolished and restored as space for social housing.

1996-1999

Maggie Barnes Ceramics

Private studio output reduced due to gallery responsibilities at European Ceramics.

1995

Book Launch

A series of exhibitions to launch the book “Contemporary Porcelain” by Peter Lane:
LIGNE PORCELAINE – Kortrijk – Belgium
INTERNATIONAL PORCELAIN – Candover Gallery – UK
CONTEMPORARY PORCELAIN (Curatorial) – European Ceramics Gallery – UK
ZEITGENÖSSISCHE PORZELLAN – Keramik Galerie Böwig – Hannover

1994

“ON THE TILES”

Exhibition in aid of Shelter at Rufford Craft Centre

UNDERCURRENTS

A ten-month touring exhibition of work inspired by the sea and seashore.
Warrington Art Gallery
Williamson Art Gallery – Birkenhead
Oldham Art Gallery
Grundy Art Gallery – Blackpool
Turnpike Gallery – Leigh – Lancashire

1993

Established EUROPEAN CERAMICS Gallery at Knaresborough

Inaugural exhibition featuring forty artists from across Europe

1992

“CERAMICS FROM EUROPE”

Small pilot exhibition in Knaresborough – North Yorkshire – UK

PRESENTABLE POTS

Shipley Art Gallery – Gateshead – UK

MAGGIE BARNES – “Porcelaine” – Solo Exhibition

Atelier 18 – Brussels – Belgium

TRIENNALE de la PORCELAINE

Nyon – Switzerland

WENDALIN STAHL und  GÃSTE

Westerwaldmuseum – Höhr-Grenzhausen – Germany

MAGGIE BARNES

“Showcase”   Galerie “L” Hamburg – Germany

1991

CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION

Atelier 18 Brussels – Belgium

AUSTELLUNG am BUSS und BETTAG

Cochem – Brauheck – Germany
Maggie Barnes Jochen Kuhnhenne, Natalja Sawinowa & Wasilij Zygankow

1990

TRENTE CERAMISTES

Atelier 18 Brussels – Belgium

SUMMER EXHIBITION

Hugo Barclay Gallery – Brighton

1989

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE FOR T.V.E.I.

Stainbeck High School – Leeds
Sponsored by Leeds Education

ARTIST in RESIDENCE

Rockley Mount School – Barnsley
Sponsored by the Hawley Trust

CERAMIQUES D’EUROPE

Atelier 18 Brussels – Belgium

APPOINTED MANAGER/CONSULTANT TO GORDON REECE CERAMICS

To launch his new Gallery and supervise its development over 18 months

ARTIST in RESIDENCE

SCARBOROUGH & DISTRICT PRIMARY SCHOOLS – Sponsored by Marks & Spencer and Yorkshire Arts
BARNARDO’S – IAN TETLEY MEMORIAL SCHOOL – Sponsored by Barnardo’s and Yorkshire Arts
WHITBY & DISTRICT PRIMARY SCHOOLS – Sponsored by Yorkshire Arts

1988

WEINACHTS AUSTELLUNG

Galerie “L” Hamburg – Germany

TELLER und SCHALE

Galerie Krempl – Baldham – Germany

BOTTLES & BOWLS

Book launch “Ceramic Form” by Peter Lane – Craftsmen Potters Shop – London

WENDALIN STAHL und MAGGIE BARNES

Ewers Galerie – Cologne – Germany

ENGLISCHE KONTRASTE

Demonstrator with Geoffrey Swindell. Galerie Böwig – Hannover – Germany

ASPEKTE  ZEIT GENÖSSISCHER  KERAMIK AUS  EUROPA

Karlsrühe – Germany

KUNST UND ANTIQUITATEN MESSE

Galerie “L”  Hannover – Germany

PORCELAIN

Rufford Craft Centre

ASPEKTE ZEITGENÖSSISCHER KERAMIK AUS EUROPA

Stuttgart – Germany

1987

BURG CORAIDELSTEIN RESIDENCY

April – September – Germany
Guest Colleague of Keramik Meister Wendalin Stahl

1986

AUSTELLUNG FUR WEINACHTEN

Galerie Ewers – Cologne

10th ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION

Gallery “L” – Hamburg

NORTHERN POTTERS ASSOCIATION

Summer Camp Exhibitor/Demonstrator

EIGHT APPROACHES TO PORCELAIN

Amalgam Gallery – London

1985

KERAMIKAUSTELLUNG

English Potters seminar – Sandhausen – Germany

Appointed as a Full Member of the Society of Designer-Craftsmen

SOLO EXHIBITION

Marie Jordan Gallery – Wakefield

EXHIBITION OF ENGLISH CERAMICS

Galerie Lotte Reimers – Germany

INTERNATIONAL CERAMICS

Inaugural Exhibition – Neue Keramik – Galerie Böwig – Hannover

1984

NORTHERN POTTERS ASSOCIATION

York City Art Gallery

1983

MOSTLY PORCELAIN

Chestnut Gallery – Bourton-on-the-Water

SOLO EXHIBITION

Keramik-Galerie Böwig – Hannover – Germany

CERAMICS ‘83

Rufford Craft Centre

1982

SMALL PAINTINGS—SMALL POTS

Bohun Gallery – Henley-on-Thames

SOCIETY OF DESIGNER-CRAFTSMEN

Innate Harmony Gallery – London

NORTHERN POTTERS

British Crafts Centre – London

CERAMICS ‘82

Rufford Craft Centre

CARVED & PIERCED PORCELAIN

Bohun Gallery – Henley-on-Thames

NORTHERN HANDBUILDERS

Cleveland College of Art & Design

1981

CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION

Booth House Gallery – Holmfirth

CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION

Rufford Craft Centre

NORTHERN POTTERS

York City Art Gallery

NEW CERAMICS

Rufford Craft Centre

1980

GUILD OF YORKSHIRE CRAFTSMEN

York Exhibition

1979

Distinction Licentiates’ Exhibition at the London College of Furniture

Accepted as Licentiate Member of the Society of Designer-Craftsmen

1976-1979

Harrogate College of Art & Design – Studio Ceramics

Top student award 1978 & 1979
Graduation with Distinction