Phoebe Cummings: Material Performance – Friday 21 June


Friday 21 June
Drinks from 7pm, lecture starts 7.30pm
£12 inc. entrance to the museum & a glass of wine

Phoebe Cummings will discuss the development of her practice over the past fourteen years working with raw clay to create temporary sculptures and installations. She will consider her working process in different environments from the Arctic to Hawaii, factory to museum, as well as her own kitchen where she produced components for ‘Triumph of the Immaterial’ which won the inaugural Woman’s hour Craft Prize in 2017.

Phoebe Cummings studied Three-Dimensional Crafts at the University of Brighton before completing an MA in Ceramics & Glass at the Royal College of Art in 2005. She has undertaken a number of artist residencies, in the UK, USA and Greenland, including a three-month Arts/Industry residency at the Kohler Co. factory, Wisconsin (2008) and six months as ceramics artist-in-residence at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (2010).  Cummings was selected as the winner of the British Ceramics Biennial Award in 2011.  Recent exhibitions have included a commission to make work for Swept Away at the Museum of Arts & Design, New York in 2012 and a solo show at the University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Honolulu (2013).  She was awarded the second ceramics fellowship at Camden Arts Centre, London (2012 – 2013) was the inaugural winner of the Woman’s Hour Craft Prize and was shortlisted for the Arts Foundation Awards 2018.


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