Linda Styles

Linda Styles Biography

Born
1954 Surrey
Education:
90-92 Foundation SW Dip Falmouth School of Art
92-93 HND Ceramics Falmouth College of Art
93-96 BA [Hons] 1st class Studio Ceramics Falmouth College of Art
01-03 P.G.C.E. (Art and Design) Cornwall College
Selected exhibitions
2014 Spring show Richard Hagen, Worcestershire
2014 'For the sake of love', solo at Beside the Wave, Falmouth, Cornwall
2014 'Down by the sea', Solo at New Craftsman, St Ives, Cornwall
2013 'Fearless Colour' Solo show at Rock, North Cornwall
2013 'Worldly Goods' Majlis, Dubai
2013 Richard Hagen, Worcestershire
2012 '23rd Bakers Dozen' Round House Gallery, Derbyshire

2012 Showcase, Oriel Wrexham, Wales
2012 'Cornwall: A celebration' Bevere Gallery, Worcester
2011 Mathew Lanyon/Linda Styles. New Craftsman. St Ives
2010 Paintings and Ceramics, Majlis Gallery, Dubai?2009 Beyond the Surface, Galanthus Gallery, Herefordshire?2009 Christmas Show Wetpaint Gallery, Cirencester
2009 Virtuoso, SDC Gallery, London
2009 Emma Jeffrey's/Linda Styles, The New Craftsman, St Ives,?2009 Spring Exhibition, Hadfield Fine Art, Cheltenham

Exhibition history
2008 Solo Show, New Street Gallery, Penzance, Cornwall?2008 Focus, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Scotland?2008 Linda Styles/Trevor Price, Printmaker's Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall
2008 Christmas Show, Newlyn Gallery, Cornwall
2008 Eye-to-Eye, Object-to-Object, North Carolina, USA
2006 'Curated', Hidden Art, Godolphin House, Helston, Cornwall
2007 Linda Styles/Paul Wadsworth, Camden Gallery, Gloustershire
2007 '3 Alchemists, Hill House Gallery, Yorkshire
2007 Function?' solo show, Over the Moon, St Agnes, Cornwall?2007 Miro Constellations, Falmouth Gallery, Cornwall
2006 Daphne McClure, Linda Styles, Dave Symmons Newlyn Orion
2005 Linda Styles/Paul Wadsworth, Badcocks Gallery, Newlyn, Cornwall
2004 Matisse, Falmouth Municipal Gallery, Cornwall
2004 'Patterns of Growth' The Gallery at Trebah, Mawnan Smith, Cornwall
2003 Italy, Light & Dark, Gallery 27, Cork Street, London
2003 Picasso 'Make Me Smile', Falmouth Municipal Gallery, Cornwall
2003 Discovering Cornish Talent, Hicks Gallery, Wimbledon, London?2002 Ceramica, Glasshouse Gallery, Truro, Cornwall?2002 Cornish Ceramics, Fisherton Mill, Salisbury, Wiltshire?2001 The Beach, Rufford Craft Centre, Nottinghamshire?2001 'Fresh Cornish', Brewery Arts, Cirencester, Gloucestershire?2000 Focus' Rachel Kantaris, Linda Styles, Newlyn Orion, Cornwall
1996 'What's Brewing' Art Connoisseur gallery, London
1996 Setting Out, Craftsman Potters Association, London ?
1995 Ceramic Contemporaries 2, Victoria & Albert Museum, London?
1995 'A Sense of Place,' Cornwall Museum, Truro, Cornwall
1994 The Melting Pot, Tate Gallery, St Ives

Self directed and curated exhibitions
2011 'Otherwise it Will all be for nothing' Penny MacBeth Gallery, Cornwall
2009 'Pet' Over the Moon, St Agnes, Cornwall
2009 'Mark of the Hand, Trelowarren, Lizard
2008 'Subversive Figures', StISA, St Ives
2007 'Submersive Figures', Penzance
2007 'Spontaneous Combustion 2 StISA St Ives
2006 'Spontaneous Combustion 1, Trelowarren, Lizard
2004 'Burning Issues' Trelowarren, Lizard

Teaching 1997 - 2014
Researcher and curator for various Arts Council, Heritage Lottery and EU funded public art projects for The Combined University of Cornwall, Matrix mentor and guest lecturer in Contemporary Crafts at UCF. Course leader of 3D Contemporary Design at Cornwall College. Annually - 10 students/10 days in Tuscany course relating to alternative form, surface and firing techniques.

Commissions
2008 Falmouth Babies project, 2 year art project, Heritage lottery, Cornwall
2007 The Gregg Museum of Folk Art - Requested gift of ceramics, NC, USA 1995 Sir Terence Conran, range of tableware. Michelin House, London
1995 Chris Neal Design, 6' x 6' assemblage for office vestibule, Truro, Cornwall 1994 Tate Gallery Undergraduate commission with Lubna Chowdhary. St Ives

Publications
2013 'Contemporary Tableware'', (Conran breakfast range inclusion), Linda Bloomfield. Published by Robert Hale (Jan)
2010 'Advanced Pottery' - (Surface image inclusion), Linda Bloomfield. Published by Robert Hale (Oct)
2009 'Wild Mums find Art' - Guardian Society, Heritage Lottery funded project
2003 'Linda Styles Ceramics' published for the exhibition at Tate St Ives
2000 'A New Way of Looking at Form and Surface in ceramic' CUC academic research fund (paper available)
1998 'British Studio Potters' Marks', E. Yates-Owen and R. Fournier - ongoing
1997 'Bonfire Brilliance' - Low Fire Simulated Sawdust Firing' Ceramic Review (163)

Enjoying your work, it holds reverence and without twittering on it's a chaotic comfort that needs no convincingme likes. Banksy 2008

I'd love to be an atom, to take a walk in that wilderness: through halls of molten colours... Cat Milne










2 Fat Flowers


5.5 x 31 cms

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3 Gold Buds


30 x 27 cms

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3 Tangerine


20 x 20 cms

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After Antoni


27 x 27 cms

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Brimstone


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Ceramic Pot with 17 Trees


18 x 19 cms

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Ceramic Square, Lime Handle, Gold Flowerto Exterior


26 x 38 cms

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Ceramic Vessel


20 x 25 cms

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Ref. 16636


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Choir


19 x 27.5 cms

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Cinnabar


27 x 27 cms

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Disco Lustre


15 x 37 cms

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Edgy


25 x 31 cms

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Five Lemon


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Fuchsia


27 x 27 cms

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Jug with oversized Green Lip, Blue Lustred Knotty Handle


18 x 36 cms

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Lighthouse


15 x 25 cms

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Medium creature pot with 3 blue discs


16 x 21.5 x 17 cms

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Pinky


27 x 27 cms

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Pot with orange on red/yellow stripes, pink lustre detail and gold lug


12 x 18.5 cms

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Pot with Three Interior Saturated Blue Disks


16 x 21 cms

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Purple Flag


20 x 22 cms

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Ref. 16632


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Purple Overload


18 x 31 cms

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Ref. 16630


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Red Lead


27 x 27 cms

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Ref. 16662


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Tangerine Dream


27 x 27 cms

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Ref. 16659


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Vert


27 x 27 cms

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Vessel with big yellow round exterior with pink lustre shapes, 2 orange oblong


28 x 19.5 cms

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Viridescent


27 x 27 cms

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Ref. 16645


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‘Either way is possible'


30 x 28.5 cms

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Ref. 16626


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