BA (Hons) 3D Design (Ceramics & Plastics), Brighton Polytechnic

MA Design (Ceramics), Bath Spa University, 2012 (distinction for Master’s project)

Exhibitions, awards, publications:


Invited to exhibit, Cluster Crafts, London, May 16-19 2024

Group exhibition, Ceramixology, Turntable Gallery, Grimsby, April – June 2024


Selected for Worthing Open 2023, Worthing Museum, Nov 2023 – April 2024

Work acquired, Chippenham Museum, Nov 2023, and exhibited in Spotlight 3: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Collection of Chippenham Museum, Nov 2023 – February 2024

Selected for The Sussex Contemporary, Brighton i360, October 2023

Group exhibition: Changing Spaces II, Hastings Arts Forum, July 2023

Selected for the summer exhibition, Sculpture Lounge, Holmfirth, July 2023

Selected for inclusion in Blank_ 03, a biannual publication by Blank_ at University Centre Leeds, showcasing contemporary creative practice, Jan 2023


Selected for the 18th International Ceramics Competition, Musee de Carouge, Carouge, Switzerland, 17 Sept – 11 Dec 2022

Ceramics Now – group exhibition, Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool, 8 July – 10 September 2022

Online exhibition, One to Ten Gallery, June 2022

Solo exhibition, ACEarts, Somerton, 5 March – 2 April 2022


Shortlisted for the inaugural BADA Art Prize, London 2021

Selected for Worthing Open 2021, Worthing Museum, 2 Oct 2021 – 30 Jan 2022

Awarded inaugural Breaker Award, Making Waves Ceramics Trust, July 2021

Selected for Unprecedented, OVADA gallery, Oxford, May 2021

Finalist, COCA Project, Rome, Italy, 2021


Sculpture Finalist, Visual Art Open competition, 2020

Shortlisted, international exhibition: Hastings Open 2020, Hastings Museum & Art Gallery.

Selected for MK Calling, ‘showcasing the most dynamic work being made today’. MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, 15 Feb – 17 May 2020. Extended 11 Sept – 1 Nov 2020, following a period of closure due to Covid-19


Selected for Micro, an exhibition of small works, AIR Gallery, Altrincham, 18 April – 11 May 2019

European Prize for Applied Arts touring exhibition, National Design and Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland, 9 Feb – 23 June 2019


Selected for the European Prize for Applied Arts 2018, World Crafts Council Gallery, Mons, Belgium, 20 Oct 2018 – 20 Jan 2019

Invited to exhibit at Doddington Hall, Lincs, as part of Sculpture at Doddington, 28 July – 9 Sept 2018


Selected for Devonshire Made, Devonshire Collective, Eastbourne, 16 Dec 2017 – 8 Jan 2018. Part of Arts Council England’s Threshold artists’ development programme

Selected for inclusion in Rye Winter Salon, Rye Creative Centre, Rye, 24 Nov – 9 Dec 2017

Selected for inclusion in Ceramic Event 8, Galerie de Lô, Brussels, Sept 2017. Part of Brussels’ Design September programme

Shortlisted for The Annex Collection Acquisition Award, April 2017

Invited to participate in craft showcase, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, 1 Feb – 28 April 2017


Selected for the 2016 East Sussex Open, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, 23 July – 3 Oct 2016

Shortlisted for the inaugural Julia Carter Preston Prize, 2016. Prize exhibition: Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool, 9 July – 21 Aug 2016


Selected for Salisbury Art Centre’s Open Ceramics exhibition, 15 Oct – 14 Nov 2015

Selected for inclusion in Ceramic Event 7, Galerie de Lô, Brussels, 19 – 27 Sept 2015. Part of Brussels’ Design September programme

Invited to exhibit at Fresh Air 2015 by the Quenington Sculpture Trust, Quenington Old Rectory June – July 2015

Selected for the 59th Premio Faenza: International Competition for Contemporary Ceramic Art, International Museum of Ceramics, Faenza, Italy, June 2015 – Jan 2016


‘Incident’, solo exhibition in the Project Space, National Centre for Craft and Design, Sleaford, Dec 2014 – Feb 2015.

Shortlisted for the inaugural Young Masters Maylis Grand Ceramics Prize 2014. Work exhibited at the Lloyds Club, London, Sept 16 – Dec 15 2014 and Sphinx Fine Art, London Oct 14 – Oct 31 2014

Shortlisted for the inaugural Craft Emergency award, work exhibited at Aspex, Portsmouth, Nov 2013 – Jan 2014

Work used to illustrate Bath Spa University postgraduate prospectus


Selected for Dimensional Elements, Galerie Altena, Gorinchem, Holland, Aug 2013

Featured in June 2013 issue of La Ceramica in Italia e Nel Mondo magazine

Awarded the Medal of the President of the Italian Senate in the 58th Premio Faenza: International Competition for Contemporary Ceramic Art, International Museum of Ceramics, Faenza, Italy, May 2013

Selected for the 58th Premio Faenza: International Competition for Contemporary Ceramic Art, International Museum of Ceramics, Faenza, Italy, 25 May – 22 Sept 2013


Selected for Look West: New Talent in Contemporary Craft, Oriel Davies, Newtown, Wales, 17 Nov 2012 – 23 Jan 2013

Masters Project work exhibited at the American Museum, Bath, 28 – 30 Sept 2012

Masters Project work selected for Bath Spa University stand at Tent London 2012, Old Truman Brewery, London, Sept 2012

Masters Project work exhibited at New Designers 2012, Business Design Centre, London, June 2012

MA Design (Ceramics), Bath Spa University, June 2012. Awarded ‘distinction’ for final Masters Project

From 2005 I took a 4 year break from making ceramics, returning in 2009 to undertake a part-time MA

Exhibitions and awards pre 2005 (as Jane Chambers)

Ceramics exhibited widely, 2000 – 2005 including: Trinity Theatre & Arts Centre, Tunbridge Wells; Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool; Dean Clough, Halifax; Leeds City Art Gallery, Wrexham Arts Centre

Ceramics bought for Crafts Council Handling Collection, 2000

Commissioned by the V&A Museum to produce limited edition cups for sale, to commemorate William Morris centenary exhibition, 1996

Appointed temporary, part-time lecturer in Design Crafts, Plymouth College of Art & Design, 1995

Selected for inclusion in the 4th Ceramics Biennial, Andenne, Belgium, 1994

Selected for inclusion in the Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award, New Zealand, 1993

Appointed artist-in-residence for 6 Sussex primary schools by South East Arts, 1993

Ceramics bought for South East Arts Craft Collection, 1993

Selected for South East Arts Craft Register, 1989

All ceramic work, text and site pages © Jane King