Chris Keenan

Chris Keenan Born 1st June 1960

1978-81 University of Hull - BA Hons. Drama
1981-82 Postgraduate acting course - London
1982-95 Worked as a professional actor in theatre and television
1995-97 Apprenticed to Edmund de Waal
1998- Working from own studio in London

Member of Contemporary Applied Arts
Fellow of the Craft Potters Association
Chair of The Craft Pottery Charitable Trust

Solo Shows
January 2011 Beaux Arts, BathJanuary 2009 Beaux Arts, BathJune 2008 Roger Billcliffe FIne Art, Glasgow
May 2006 Beaux Arts, Bath
May 2005 Spiral Gallery, Settle
April 2004 Beaux Arts, Bath
June 2002 Primavera, Cambridge
November 2001 White Gallery, HoveSelected Group Shows
2012 Joze Art Fair with Zimmer Stewart Gallery - London2011 Tablescapes - Talbot House Gallery, London
Decorex - London
Tokyo Art Fair - with Gallery St. Ives, Tokyo
Ceramic Biennial 2011, Award Exhibition - Stoke-on-Trent
Functional Pots - Oxford Ceramics, Oxford
A Day in the life of Vanguard Court - Mashiko Museum of Ceramic Art, Japan
Select 2 - gallerytop, Rowsley
Collect - with Clare Beck at Adrian Sassoon, London
2010 Starting Point Series II - Siobhan Davies Studios, London Handmade - Fortnum & Mason, London
Festival Show - Bowie Gallery, Hay-on-Wye
78 Derngate, Northampton
Vanguard Court Show - Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
stories and memories - Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool
Lund Gallery, Easingwold
Summer Show - Zimmer Stewart Gallery, Arundel
Select - gallerytop, Rowsley2008 six of one - Blackwell, Bowness-on-Windermere
Vessels - ceramicists from Korea and the UK - Korean Cultural Centre, London
Cream of the Crafts - RBSA, Birmingham2007 The Pot, The Vessel, The Object - Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Salt Gallery, Hayle Urban Field - Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey
Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool
2006 Containment - Ronald Pile Gallery, Ely
Pure Porcelain - Joanna Bird, London
My Collection - Contemporary Applied Arts, London
Public Collections Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Contemporary Art Society
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
Gallery Oldham
mima, Middlesbrough
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
York Art Gallery

Awards October 2006 Best in Show - Awarded by Grand Designs Magazine at Origin - The London Craft Fair October 2005 Best Domestic Product - Evening Standard Homes and Property Award at the Chelsea Craft Fair
January 1999 Crafts Council setting-up grant
Commissions 2005 SORA dinner service Habitat

            2003 Tea service Cleveland British Ceramic Art Collection (mima)
            2002 Ritual Vessels Private commission for Llandecwyn - a Welsh Church
2001 Dinner service Private commission

Teaching Camberwell College of Arts - visiting lecturer


Celadon & Tenmoku Beakers with slip-writing (set of 6)


Porcelain

Ref. 22210


£250.00



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Celadon and Tenmoku 'Cloud' Pot


Ceramic

Ref. 22273


£125.00



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Celadon and Tenmoku 'Cloud' Pot (l)


Ceramic

Ref. 22263


£400.00



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Celadon Beakers with Golden Shapes (Set of 6)


Porcelain

Ref. 22208


Sold



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Celadon Bowl with Slip-Writing


Ceramic

Ref. 22256


£120.00



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Celadon Bowl with Slip-Writing


Ceramic

Ref. 22257


£120.00



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Celadon Bowl with Slip-Writing


Ceramic

Ref. 22258


£240.00



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Celadon Lidded Jar with Grey Blocks (medium)


Ceramic

Ref. 22250


£200.00



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Celadon Tea Set with Grey 'Reeds'


Ceramic

Ref. 22260


Sold



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Coffee Cup with Saucer


Porcelain

Ref. 11326


£65.00



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Coffee Cup with Saucer


Porcelain

Ref. 11327


£65.00



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Green and Tenmoku Ripple Vase (large)


Ceramic

Ref. 22246


£125.00



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Green and Tenmoku Ripple Vase (Small)


Ceramic

Ref. 22245


£80.00



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Green Rocking Bowl


Ceramic

Ref. 22229


£75.00



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Larger Double Bashed bud Pots


Porcelain

Ref. 17852


Sold



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Lidded Box


Porcelain

Ref. 17810


£125.00



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Miscellaneous Jug


Porcelain

Ref. 22217


£80.00



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Set of 6 Tenmoku Beakers with Celadon Arrows


Porcelain

Ref. 17872


Sold



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Set of Celadon Beakers with Tenmoku Shapes


Porcelain

Ref. 17798


£300.00



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Set of Three Celadon Bud Pots with Grey Squares


Porcelain

Ref. 17790


£275.00



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Set of Three Tenmoku Bowls with White Spot


Porcelain

Ref. 11356


Sold



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Tenmoku & Celadon Mug


Porcelain

Ref. 22214


£45.00



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Tenmoku & Celadon Mug


Porcelain

Ref. 22215


£45.00



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Tenmoku and Celadon Pot for Flowers (Extra Large)


Porcelain

Ref. 11342


£300.00



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Tenmoku Bowl with Celadon Wave


23.5 (W) cms

Porcelain

Ref. 11357


£300.00



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Tenmoku Bowl with White Writing


Ceramic

Ref. 22252


£375.00



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Tenmoku Jug with Rusty Spots


22 (H) cms

Porcelain

Ref. 11277


£300.00



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Tenmoku mug with White Rim


Porcelain

Ref. 11316


£40.00



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Trio of Celadon Rocking Bowls with Slip-Writing


Ceramic

Ref. 22237


£450.00



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Wave Caddie Celadon with Tenmoku Wave


20 (H) cms

Porcelain

Ref. 11359


£220.00



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Wave Caddie Tenmoku with Celadon Wave


15 (H) cms

Porcelain

Ref. 11360


£180.00



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