About Us

 

About

Kim Norton is trained as a ceramic designer her work encompasses ideas based around weight, physical presence and scale. Interested in how we react and interact with spaces and forms particularly within an exterior context

Education

MA Design Ceramics, Furniture, Jewellery specialising in Ceramics. Central Saint Martins 2009-2011

BA Hons Three Dimensional Design Ceramics Surrey Institute of Art and Design 1993-1996

Experience

In the garden- Entelechy Arts Movement Workshop, The Garden Museum, Lambeth, London, July 2014

A movement workshop aimed at older participants responding to material generated by the Human-Nature season at Siobhan Davies Dance.

Crafts Council Hothouse 3 programme South West Cohort, partnered with the University of Plymouth and the Devon Guild of Craftsmen Jan- June 2013

Buddy Laura Ellen Bacon

Mentor Frances Lord

Experiential Spaces, Pause, Site specific seating space designed for Lady Margaret Hall’s garden, Oxford University, Oxford, Sept 2011

Vogue Street Lights Bond Street London May 2011

Central Saint Martins Design explorations exhibition and presentation on material exploration Victoria and Albert Museum May 2011

Palladium Alliance Jewellery design competition for Vivienne Westwood Dec 2010

Solo Exhibitions

Siobhan Davies Dance, Human Nature- the growing season

Exhibition Lines, Levels, Layers 18th June – 21st September 2014

Exhibitions and Shows

Perpendicular exhibiting at Arthouse1, Bermondsey, London Oct – Nov 2014

Milan Furniture Fair with Designersblock, Museum of Science and Technology, April 2012

British Ceramics Biennial, Re-Fresh, Stoke On Trent, Sept – Nov 2011

Designersblock, London Design Festival, Farmiloe Building, Clarkenwell, Sept 2011

Residencies

British Ceramics Biennial 2013 – April 2013 – Sep 2013

Explore – Research Residency a collaborative project with the Crafts Council Hothouse3 ceramicists.
Exhibition dates Sep 28th – Nov 10th
Original Spode Site, Stoke on Trent

Residency in Victoria and Albert Museum Ceramics studio Feb – April 2010

Publications

The Workshop Guide to Ceramics, Duncan Hooson and Anthony Quinn, Thames and Hudson published 2012


Alexandra Mazur-Knyazeva is a visual artist exploring the transformation of objects and spaces working with various materials and combining a wide range of disciplines. The constant dynamic of being, and the unique moment of the present moment are initial stages for her art works that vary from small objects to large scale installatons.

Qualifications and training

2009 – 2011 MA Design. Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London

2002 – 2008 MA and BA Applied Arts. Moscow State Artistic and Industrial University named after  Stroganov, Moscow

Group exhibitions

2014 AAF, New York, USA
With Blue Tomato gallery

2013 AAF, London, UK
With Blue Tomato gallery

2012 AAF, London,UK
With Chemistry gallery

2012 Milan Furniture Fair, Museum of Science and Technology. Milan, Italy
(Funded by the UK Trade & Investment and SEE&DO)

2011 “DesignersBlock” as a part of London Design Festival. London
2010 “Qui Vive?” Biennial of young art, Moscow, Russia

Corporate commissions

2011 Designing and making window display for Adler as a part of “Street Lights” project organised by Carol Woolton – Jewellery editor for Vogue, London

Residencies

2010 MA Research Residency, Victoria and Albert Museum, Ceramics Studio 6th floor

Prizes and awards

Russian Art Week
First prize in the section “Ceramics”, 2009