Dan Kelly

HISTORY

“A freedom of throwing and turning that enhances the rhythms of form, the accentuated rims and bases often dented and torn, the flecks and the shavings of clay left and fired hard. In Kelly’s work you have, literally, to take the rough with the smooth.”

— David Whiting

Exhibitions

SHOWS

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2019

Galerie Metzger, Germany – Vessel
155a Artist Space mixed show Dulwich Open House
MIAR Ceramics & Arts, Brighton and Hove Open House
Bedford Boys School solo exhibition – 50 Years In The Making

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2017

MIAR Ceramics & Arts, Hove
Oxford Ceramics Tea Bowls

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2016
Contemporary Ceramics – Explore
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2013

MIAR Ceramics & Arts, Hove

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2012

MIAR Ceramics & Arts, Hove
Oxford Ceramics Porcelain Show

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2011

Rochester Art Gallery
Contemporary ceramics through 50
Belgrave gallery St Ives

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2010

Goldmark Gallery
Leach Pottery
Belgrave Gallery St Ives

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2009

Harris Interiors, Poole, Dorset, with Peter Joyce paintings, October
Fusion at Rochester Art Gallery
Contemporary Ceramics at Somerset House
Galerie Besson
Barrett Marsden Gallery

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2007
Collect V&A
CAL 2007
Contemporary Ceramics – Monochrome
Galerie Besson – The Jug Show
Galerie Besson – Classic and Contemporary Ceramics
Elms Lesters – collaboration with Adam Neate
Cheongju International Craft Biennale – Korea (October)
Oakwood Gallery – Totally Teabowls (October)
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2006
Ceramic Art 2006
Harlequin Gallery – solo show
Spiral Gallery – Settle
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2005
CAA – Focus
Galerie Besson – Camberwell in the 1970s
Maltby Gallery – with Peter Joyce paintings
Harlequin Gallery – Tea bowls and yunomis
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2004
New Ashgate Gallery – mixed show
Bloomers – Mixed show at CPA
Collect – Art Fair at V & A
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2003
Spring Art Fair – Olympia
Art 2003 – Business Design Centre, Islington
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2002
Austin Desmond – solo ceramic show
Austin Desmond – mixed show
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2001
Maureen Michaelson – mixed garden show
Elms Lesters – Brussels Art Fair
Alpha House – mixed show
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2000
Suite 3 – mixed show
Harlequin Gallery – solo show
Paul Rice – mixed show
Austin Desmond – mixed show
Maiden Bridge, Lancashire – mixed show
Chelsea Crafts Fair
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1999
Suite 3 – mixed show
Elms Lesters – tribal art, painting and ceramics
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1998
Places and Spaces
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1997
Camberwell Gallery
Harlequin Gallery – solo show
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1996
Felstead Arts Festival
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1995
Harlequin Gallery – solo show
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1993
Paul Rice – two man show with Malcom Pepper
High Table – touring exhibition
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1992
Elms Lesters, Isthmus, London
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1991
Julius Gotlieb Gallery, Carmel College
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1990
Bath International Arts Fair
Chicago Applied Arts Fair
Edinburgh Festival, New British Ceramics
Michaelson and Orient – three man show with Colin Pearson and Colin Gorry
British Ceramics in Norway – travelling exhibition
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1989
Michaelson and Orient – solo show
Art ’89, London
Metaphor and Change, New British Ceramics, Heidleberg, Germany
Christ’s Hospital -100 pots, solo show
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1988
Michaelson and Orient – Bath Arts Fair
Shape and Surface – travelling exhibition
Liberty of London – 150 year anniversary of the Royal College of Art
Artsite – Does it Pour?, Bath
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1987
Paul Rice
Anatol Orient – solo show
Anatol Orient – Bath Arts Fair
Christ’s Hospital – mixed show
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1986
Anatol Orient – three man show
International Contemporary Arts Fair, London
Gardiner Centre – Potted History
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1985
Anatol Orient – two man show
International Contemporary Arts Fair
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1984
Anatol Orient – Totem show
Carmel College
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1983
Rufford Crafts Centre
Seven Dials Gallery
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1982
British Crafts Centre
Seven Dials Gallery – Clay in the Garden
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1981
Lamport Hall
Cale Art
Bohun Gallery
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1978
Carmel College – mixed show
Sutton College of Liberal Arts – two man show