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Solo Exhibitions

2014

James Tower, Erskine, Hall & Coe, London, UK

1986

Gimpel Fils, Christmas show, James Tower Ceramics.

1982

Gimpel Fils, James Tower Ceramics.

1980

New York, Art Latitude, James Tower, Ceramic Sculpture.

Gimpel Fils, James Tower Ceramics.

1978

Gimpel Fils, Ceramics.

1968

Brighton, Lancaster House, University of Sussex, Sculpture.

1963

Gimpel Fils, James Tower, Recent Sculpture.

1958

Gimpel Fils, Ceramics.

1957

Gimpel Fils, Ceramics 1955-1957.

1954

Gimpel Fils, Thirty New Pots.

1953

Gimpel Fils, Ceramics.

1952

Gimpel Fils, Ceramics.

1951

Gimpel Fils, Ceramics.

Group Exhibitions

2015

International Ceramics, Erskine, Hall & Coe, London, UK

20th Century Ceramics, Erskine, Hall & Coe, London, UK

2014

Classic & Contemporary Ceramics, Erskine, Hall & Coe, London, UK

1995

Crafts Council Gallery (and tour), Out of This World: The Influence of Nature in Craft and Design 1880-1995.

1989

Gimpel Fils, Sculptures, Drawing and Reliefs.

1988

Crafts Council Gallery (and tour), Craft Classics since the 1940's.

1987

Craftsmen Potters Association, New members show.

1986

Museum of Oxford, Artist Potters Now.

Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrmuseum, Norway, Norsk-Britisk Keramikk.

1985

Scarborough Art Gallery, International Arts Festival.

1984

Paisley Museum and Art Gallery (and tour), On and Off the Wheel: Studio Ceramics from Paisley.

1982

British Crafts Centre, Makers '82.

1981

Brighton, Gardner Centre, University of Sussex, Making Good: South East Arts Craft Collection.

1978

Rye Art Gallery, Easton Rooms, Alan Davies & James Tower.

1972

Brighton Polytechnic, A Selection of Work by Staff Members of Brighton Polytechnic Fine Art Department (Brighton Festival Exhibition).

1966

Cardiff, National Museum of Wales (and tour), Structure 1966.

1965

Arts Council (tour), Corsham: Painters and Sculptors.

1961

Penarth, Turner House, Artist Potters.

1959

Smithsonian Institution (circulating exhibition), USA, British Artist Craftsmen.

1956

Milan, British Trade Fair

Gimpel Fils, Summer Exhibition.

1955

Whitechapel Art Gallery, Art for Schools.

1954

Whitechapel Art Gallery, Art for Schools.

Midland Group Gallery, Nottingham, The Midland Group.

Gimpel Fils, Summer Exhibition.

The Athenaeum, Barnstaple, An Exhibition of Pottery.

Institute of Contemporary Arts, Collectors' Items from Artist's Studios.

1953

Gimpel Fils, Collector's Choice.

Institute of Contemporary Arts, Painting into Textiles.

1952

The Redfern Gallery, Collages and Ceramics.

Dartington Hall, Devon, Pottery and Textiles.

Gimpel Fils, Annual Review.

Arts Council Gallery, Pottery and Textiles.

Charing Cross, Ceramics in the Home, sponsored by The Observer.

Brighton Autumn Exhibition.

1945

The Lefevre Gallery, Paintings, Watercolours & Drawings by British Artists.

1940

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.

1939

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.

1935

South London Group.

Retrospectives

2004

Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster University, James Tower: Sculptural Ceramics.

2003

Gimpel Fils, James Tower.

1998

Bexhill-on-Sea, De La Warr Pavilion, James Tower (1919-1988): Shape and Surface.

1989

Hove Museum and Art Gallery, James Tower 1919-1988: A Retrospective Exhibition.

Public Collections

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

Arts Council Collection, London

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham

Buckinghamshire County Museum, Aylesbury

City Art Gallery, York

Crafts Council Collection, London

Harris Art Gallery and Museum, Preston

The Hepworth, Wakefield

Leicester Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester

Middlesborough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesborough

National Museums of Wales, Cardiff

Nottingham Castle, Nottingham

Paisley Art Gallery and Museum, Paisley

Pallant House, Chichester

Peter Scott Gallery, University of Lancaster, Lancaster

Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery, Portsmouth

Royal Pavilion, Art Gallery and Museums, Brighton and Hove

Sainsbury Centre for the Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich

Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead

Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Victoria Art Gallery, Bath