Rafael Atencia

E: falipalo@yahoo.com
W: www.rafaelatenciadesign.com

My work explores the relationship between art and functionality within the context of ceramics. I have always been fascinated with surface decoration, experimenting with the use of diverse clay materials, layering technique and texture glazes to achieve the final pieces.

Qualifications
2011-2013: Ceramic Design BA, First Class Hons, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London
2009-2010: Ceramic Diploma Course, City Lit, Keeley Street, London
Level 2 Certificate in Design and Crafts – 3D Studies (Ceramics)

Memberships
Klay London, Ceramics Co-operative

Recent Exhibitions/Events
2017     100 years of Ceramics, Pangolin Gallery, Central Saint Martins, London
2017     Craftsmanship alone is not enough, 100 years of ceramics at CSM, Lethaby Gallery, London
2016     Annual Exhibition London Potters at Morley Gallery, London.
2015     The Spirit of Place, St Mary the Virgin, Merton
2014     CRAFT, Olympia, London.
2013     Candid Arts Trust, Design Show
2013     TENT, London
2013     Pangolin Gallery, London
2013     Central Saint Martins, Final Graduation Show.
2010     New Designers Show
2010     City Lit, Final Diploma Show/Exhibition

Commissions/Residencies
Wall piece for the Cambria Bridge Project, Loughborough Junction, London

Prizes/Awards
2016     Best handbuilt exhibit and visitors’ vote, LP Annual Members’ Exhibition, Morley Gallery, London

Museums/Collections
Central Saint Martins, private collection

Galleries/Retail Outlets
Creek Gallery Shop, Faversham
The Golden Sheaf Gallery, Narberth
Earley Art Gallery
Alfajar, Ceramics Gallery, Malaga

 

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