Minna Graham Ceramics

C.V

Born 1979, Newcastle NSW
Currently lives in Daylesford VIC

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY
2009- Diploma of Ceramics, University of Ballarat VIC
2014- Bachelor of Fine Arts, Federation University, Vic
FURTHER EDUCATION
August 2010- Raku Firing workshop with Judith Roberts, Springmount VIC
May 2011- Woodfired Kiln Building Weekend Workshop with Steve Harrison, Daylesford VIC
May 2011- Gathering and Processing Raw Materials Workshop with Steve Harrison, Daylesford VIC
May 2012- 'The Simple Tea Bowl' Workshop, Karatsu, Japan
September 2012- Shepparton Art Museum 2012 Sidney Myer Ceramic Award Artist Presentations and Master Classes, Shepparton, VIC
2014 Bachelor of Fine Art, Federation University VIC
November 2014- ‘Karatsu: Tradition and Evolution’, workshop, Taku, Japan

EXHIBITIONS
"All Hands" Clayspace members exhibition, Daylesford Oct-Nov 2010
"Benchmark" Po Gallery, Ballarat August 2011
"The Eye" Mining Exchange, Ballarat Nov 2011
"On The Map" The Stockroom, Kyenton Jan 2012
Pottery Expo, Federation Square, Melbourne Nov 2011
"Red Brick Group Show Take 2" Red Brick Gallery, Feb 2012
"Teapot", Studio @ Flinders, Flinders VIC, March 2012
Craft Victoria Presents Craft Cubed Open Studios VIC, August 2012
“It’s a Family Thing” Lot 19, Castlemaine VIC, September 2012
“From Soft Clay Dreams to Kiln Fired Reality”, MADE Gallery, Daylesford VIC, 9- 25thNov 2012
Fed Square Pottery Expo, Federation Square, Melbourne VIC, Dec 2012 and 2013
Producers Day @ The Lakehouse, Daylesford VIC, February 10th 2013
Warrandyte Pottery Expo, Warrandyte VIC 23-24th, February 2012, 2013, 2014
Bowerbird Design Fair, Adelaide SA February 2014
Clayspace Galley, Daylesford VIC, March 2013
Small Pieces, Northcote Pottery, Brunswick, March 2013
‘Its a Family Thing II’, The Raglan Gallery, Cooma NSW, July 2014
‘Practice, Lot 19, Castlemaine, August 2014
Benchmark, Post Office Gallery, Ballarat September 2014
‘All Hands, Clayspace Annual Exhibition, Daylesford, October 2014
“Two in Tune”, Living Art Space, Bendigo, April-August 2015
“Table” Coastal Artisans, Marcus Beach, QLD, May 2015
The Lost Ones Makers Exhibition, Ballarat Vic, June 2015
“Victorians Stepping Up”, Belconnen Arts Centre, Canberra ACT, July 2015
“Eclectic Ceramics”, Raglan Gallery, Cooma NSW, July 2015
“Dales and Falls, Clay and Ink (a lifetine of shared experiences)”, Tacit Gallery, Abbortsford, VIC June 2015

COLLECTIONS
Redbrick Gallery, Ballarat 2010
MADE Gallery, Daylesford 2011
Black White and Rouge Gallery, Daylesford 2010
Sticky Spoons Delectorium, Deans Marsh VIC 2010
Clayspace Gallery, Daylesford 2011
The Perfect Drop, Daylesford VIC
Ru Cler Market, The Belleraine Penninsular, VIC
Storm in a Teacup, Richmond Melbourne VIC
Small Pieces, Northcote Pottery, Brunswick VIC
Studio @ Flinders, Flinders VIC
Rustic Blue, Kangaroo Island, Australia
Moss and Burrows, Daylesford Vic
Mulch, Daylesford VIC
Mr Kitly, Brunswick, Melbourne VIC
The Argus Dining Room, Peppers Spa Resort, Hepburn Springs, VIC
Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum, VIC
Cstudios Art Gallery, Newcastle NSW
The Stonehouse Gallery, Warrandyte VIC
Bokeh Gallery, Daylesford Vic
The Convent Gallery, Daylesford VIC
The Lost Ones Gallery, Ballarat VIC
Daylesford Visitors Centre, Daylesford Vic
Numerous private collections across both nationally and internationally.

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
2011- Recipient of the Brian McClellan Scholarship, University of Ballarat, VIC
2012-Honorable Mention, Studio @ Flinders Teapot Exhibition, Flinders VIC
2014- Craft Victoria Accredited Member
2014 Albert Coates Memorial Award VIC
2014 Federation University Scholarship for Fine Arts
2014 Federation University Leadership Program Scholarship
2015 Induction as Member of Golden Key International Honour Society
2015 Short Listed for the Victorian Craft Award

EXPERIENCE
2010- Guest Teacher Ceramics Program at Yandoit Primary School, VIC
2010- Guest Teacher Ceramics Holiday Program at Sticky Spoons Gallery, Deans Marsh
2010- Currently Director of Clayspace, Daylesford Region Ceramics Cooperative
2009-2010 Volunteer Teacher Preah Vehear Childrens School, Cambodia
2010 onward- Guest instructor/ tutor various workshops, classes and school programs across Victoria
April 2012- Guest Teacher Dharma School Autumn Festival, Daylesford VIC
July 2012-2014 Guest Teacher Words in Winter Art Event, Daylesford VIC
August 2012- Craft Victoria presents "Craft Cubed"- Open Studio
2014- Guest Speaker Chislom Tafe Ceramics Department
April-May 2015- Mentor and Tutor of “Table of Plenty” Project, in conjunction with Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre and Clayspace

PUBLICATIONS
Art Atlas, interview and featured artist 2013
Vogue- Nov/ Dec Issue 2014
Vogue- Jan/ Feb Issue 2015
Music Mag- handmade tableware feature article:http://themusic.com.au/culture/lifestyle/2014/10/07/locally-designed-handmade-crockery-ceramics
Gold Dust Days Blog, Feature: http://www.golddustdays.com/lovely-locals/2015/6/26/minna-graham-1