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Public Collections

Barcelona, Catalonia, Museu de Ceramica

Birkenhead, Williamson Art Gallery

Bristol, Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery

Leicester, Leicestershire Museum and Art Gallery (Contemporary Art Society choice)

London, Victoria and Albert Museum

Portsmouth, Museum and Art Gallery

Stoke-on-Trent, City Museum and Art Gallery

Deidesheim, Germany, Museum für Moderne Keramik

Porvoo, Finland, Porvoo Ceramics Collection

Rotterdam, Netherlands, Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum

Seto City, Japan, Aichi Prefectoral Ceramic Museum

Stockholm, Sweden, SAF’s Kunstforening

Stockholm, Sweden, Handelsbanken Kunstforening

Taipei, Taiwan, National Museum of History

Winnipeg, Canada, Winnipeg Art Gallery

Selected Exhibitions

2012

4 Artists from Galerie Besson, Centre Céramique Contemporaine, La Borne, France

Winter Exhibition, The Stour Gallery, Shipston-on-Stour, UK

2011

COLLECT (represented by Galerie Besson), London, UK

Winter Exhibition, The Stour Gallery, Shipston-on-Stour, UK

2010

Views of Venice (solo show), Galerie Besson, London, UK

Smoke, Black Swan Arts, Frome, Somerset, UK

2009

Cup, The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey, Devon, UK

2008

Classic and Contemporary Ceramics, Galerie Besson, London, UK

Twenty Years Twenty Pots, Galerie Besson, London, UK

Winter Exhibition, The Stour Gallery, Shipston-on-Stour, UK

New Year Exhibition, John Leach Gallery, Muchelney, UK

Terra Firma; Elizabeth Raeburn and Rodney Lawrence, The Courthouse Gallery, Somerton, UK

2007

The Jug Show, Galerie Besson, London, UK

Summer Exhibition, Galerie Besson, London, UK

'Oil, Water and Clay', The Stour Gallery, Shipston-on-Stour, UK

2006

Raku Craft Focus, The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey, UK

2005

Raku – new directions, Woodbury Studio Gallery, Devon, UK

Galerie Besson at Chicago Art Fair, Chicago, USA

2003-04

David Leach – 20th Century Ceramics (touring exhibition), Bovey Tracey, UK

Summer Exhibition, Galerie Besson, London, UK

Landscape in Painting and Ceramics; Elizabeth Raeburn and John Hubbard,

Galerie Besson, London, UK

2001

Solo Exhibition, Galerie Besson, London, UK

Solo Exhibition, Rural Life Museum, Glastonbury, UK

2000

Harrow – The First Decade, Alpha House Gallery, Sherborne, UK

'Get Real', Romanticism and New Landscapes in Art (two year touring exhibition), ArtSway, Sway, UK

Raku – Investigations into Fire (touring exhibition), Rufford Craft Centre, Newark, UK

Solo Exhibition, Galerie Ortilles-Fourcat, Paris, France

1999-2000

Clay at the Crossroads: Directions in Contemporary Ceramics, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Canada

1999

Solo Exhibition, Chapel Gallery, Saltram House, Saltram, UK

Millennium Mugs, Galerie Besson, London, UK

1998

Exhibition of Contemporary Decorative Arts, Sotheby’s, London, UK

Gallery Pots, Part II, Galerie Besson, London, UK

Spirit of the Times, The Bowes Museum, Durham, UK

Meet Your Maker, The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey, UK

1997

42nd Summer Exhibition, The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey, UK

1996

Picture and Pots, Galerie Besson, London, UK

1995

Solo Exhibition, Galerie Besson, London, UK

1994

The Tea and Coffee Exhibition, Galerie Besson, London, UK

Earth and Fire, Rufford Craft Centre, Newark, UK

Texture, the Black Swan Guide, Frome, UK

1992-93

International Invitational Exhibition of Ceramic Art, National Museum of History, Taipei, Taiwan

1992

Courtyard Gallery, Cheltenham, UK

Contemporary Focus, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Canada

Solo Exhibition, Galerie Besson, London

Galerie L, Hamburg, Germany

A Christmas Exhibition of British Studio Pottery, Godfrey Far Eastern Art, London, UK

1990

International Ceramics Exhibition, IRIS, Porvoo, Finland

Domestic Ware by Artist Potters, Galerie Besson, London, UK

1989

British Ceramics, Galleri Lejonet, Stockholm, Sweden

Solo Exhibition, Galerie Besson, London

L’Europe des Céramistes (touring exhibition), St Germain-d’Auxerre, Puisaye, France

1988

Group Exhibition, Candover Gallery, Alresford, UK

Shape and Surface (touring exhibition), Gainsborough House, Sudbury, UK

1987

Solo Exhibition, Galerie für Keramik und Kalligraphie, Hamburg, Germany

Lucie Rie and her Contemporaries, South Wiltshire Museum, Salisbury, UK

Raku – Tradition and Innovation, Joint Exhibition with Keiko Hasegawa, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

1986

Nine Potters, Fischer Fine Art, London, UK

Solo Exhibition, Oxford Gallery, UK

1985

British Raku, Rufford Craft Centre, Newark, UK

Museu de Ceramica, Inter-Raku 85, Barcelona, Spain

1984

Henry Rothschild’s Choice, Zenith Gallery, Nottingham, UK

1983

Contemporary British Art comes to St Paul, Grand Avenue Frame & Gallery, St Paul, Minnesota, USA

1981

Solo Exhibition, Dan Klein Gallery, London, UK

1978

Boxes, Casson Gallery, London, UK

Awards

1997

First Jackson-Stops & Staff Craft Prize, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey, UK

1992-93

International Invitational Exhibition of Ceramic Art: 2 Merit Awards, National Museum of History, Taipei, Taiwan

Residencies

2004

Norton-sub-Hamdon CE Primary School, Norton-sub-Hamdon, Somerset, UK

1996

Ladymead Community School, Taunton, Somerset, UK

1995

West Pennard C of E Primary School, West Pennard, Somerset, UK

1991

Ascham School, Sydney, Australia

Commissions

2000

Raku Ceramic, Mural, Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, Somerset, UK (height 90 cm x width 350 cm)

1997

Mugs for presentation at the book launch, The Quest for Longitude, commissioned

by Harvard University, USA

1994

Raku Ceramic, Mural, Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, Somerset, UK (height 230 cm x width 315 cm)

1993

Presentation bowl for Alistair Cooke, commissioned by Harvard University, USA

1987

Coffee set, commissioned by Fisher Fine Art, London, UK

1980

Tiled shop front for Fine Shoes commissioned by Durstons of Street, Wells, Somerset, UK

Articles

Angus Stewart, 'Elizabeth Raeburn, 'No man is an Iland', Galerie Besson, Classic & Contemporary Ceramics, January 2008

Sue Hoar, 'Elizabeth Raeburn at Galerie Besson', London Potters Newsletter, June/July 2001

Elizabeth Raeburn, 'The First Decade of Harrow: 1963 – 1975', The Potter’s View, Ceramics in Society, Autumn 2000

Delphine Laurent, 'Les rakus d’Elizabeth Raeburn', La Revue de la Ceramique et du Verre, p.113, July/August 2000

Marion Caton, 'Pot Crawl', Dacorum & Chiltern Potters Guild Newsletter, Autumn 1999

Elizabeth Raeburn, 'Elizabeth Raeburn' Devon Guild of Craftsmen Newsletter, Spring 1999

42nd Summer Exhibition, Devon Guild of Craftsmen Newsletter, Autumn 1997

Lionel Phillips, 'Artists in Somerset: Elizabeth Raeburn & Rodney Lawrence,' The Somerset Magazine, May 1996

Karen Demuth, 'Art Under £1000', Art Review, May 1995

John Russell Taylor, 'Around the Galleries: Recommended exhibitions in London & Amsterdam', The Times, 12th December 1995

Eileen Lewenstein, 'Review of Elizabeth Raeburn: Raku, CRAFTS', November/December 1992

'Up Front,' Ceramics Monthly, November 1992

Michael Casson, 'Elizabeth Raeburn at Galerie Besson 1-31 July', Kerameiki Techni, August 1992

Ditte Kronstrőm, 'Iris stärker sin image som Keramikseminarium', Borgarbladet, 6 August 1990

Arda Lacey, 'Fired by Raku – Elizabeth Raeburn at Galerie Besson', Arts Review 1989

Brian Seal, 'Former Chapel Setting for a Story of Creation', Western Gazette, 28 December 1989

Books

Tim Andrews, 'Raku: second edition', A & C Black: KP Books, 2005

Steve Mattison, 'The Complete Practical Potter', Quarto Publishing, 2003

Paul Rice, 'British Studio Ceramics,' Crowood Press, 2002

David Jones, 'Investigations into Fire,' Crowood Press, 1999

Tim Andrews, 'Raku: A review of contemporary work,' A & C Black: Chilton Book Co, 1994

Richard Zakin, 'Ceramics- Mastering the Craft,' A & C Black: Chilton Book Co, 1990

Pat Carter. 'Dictionary of Modern British Potters,' Scholar Press 1989

Michael Casson, 'The Craft of the Potter,' BBC television, 1977