DAVID BARNES CURRICULUM VITAE
April 2018: 21st "Calyx Exhibition" Calgary, Alberta
November 2017: Telus "Christmas Arts Sale" Calgary, Alberta
October 2017: "Calyx Exhibition" Calgary, Alberta
July 2017: Took part in the "Clothes Line Sale" at Leighton Art Centre, MD Foothills, Alberta
July 2013: Opened workshop at Naphtha, south of Black Diamond Alberta.
July 2006: Moved to Canada.
2005:Exhibitions, Festival d'Argile (Roumazieres) Charente. Mayors Villa (Roquettes) Garonne, Toulouse,. Won the exhibition ceramics competition. One piece of work now on permanent display in the museum.
2004: Exhibitions, Exhibition Festival d'arsine (Roumazieres) Charente. Argent Festival de Céramique (Argent) Coreze. Galerie Groupama (Niort) Deux Servres.
2003: Exhibitions, Gallery Borelli (Hauts-de-Seine) Paris. Gallerie Carton Plume (Revel) Haute-Garonne. Restaurant La Greolee (Le Vigeant) Vienne.
2002: Exhibitions, St-Germain-di-Confolens (Charent). Abbaye de St-Armant-de Boixe (Charent). La Maison de Arts, Angoulême (Charent).
2002: Moved to France, Asniers sur Blour between Limoges and Poitier.Started teaching from my workshop in France.
July 2000: Inauguration of the Pfizer sculpture in Ramsgate England.
October 1999: Commenced work on the Pfizer/Public Arts Commission sculpture.
March 1999:" The Awakening Exhibition" with the Surrey Guild of Craftsmen, Surrey Heath Museum.
February 1999:Took part in the Losley Park Interiors Exhibition, Guildford Surrey.
1998: Accepted as a member of the Craftsman Potter Association. Demonstrated & exhibited at the South East Festival of Craftsmanship at Pentworth House, West Sussex. Took part in La Brasserie de l'art - a non-stop creation of artifacts made from recycled materials. Exhibited Dover Museum. Presented initial submission for $40,000. Pfizer UK sculptural project in conjunction with the Public Arts Commission and Sustrans.
1997: Exhibited Dover Museum.
1993: Obtained Certificate of Education, University of London.
1992: Development and production of sculptural work and large pots. Exhibited at the Dover Museum. Now selling at galleries, commercial outlets, wholesale and retail sales and large garden festivals across the south of England. Kent County Show, Edinbridge and Oxted and Hampton Court. Exhibited at the Ideal Home Exhibition London. Introduced a range of water features for decks, patios and gardens.
1991: Started teaching general art and design, sculpture and ceramics at South Kent College Dover. Head of Ceramic 1996- 1999. 2.5 days a week.
1984: Moved to Summerfield, new Sandwich Kent. Pottery range expanded to include Garden ware, now employing 1-2 people. Selling work through galleries, Craft Fairs and Garden Shows.
1978: Exhibited at the Camden Arts Centre, London.
1977: Exhibited at the Camden Arts Centre, London.
October 1977: Established Ceramic business in Hingham, near Rochester, Kent England. Mainly producing domestic ware and a few unique sculptural pieces.
1974 - 1977: Ceramics/Pottery course, Kent Institute of Art and Design. Diploma in Ceramics.
1973 - 1974: Foundation Studies, Kent Institute of Art and Design.