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NEWS...

NEWS & EVENTs

 

2019

 

May/June

Royal College of Art, RJ Washington Bursary Award announced -

Gina Baum & Joseph Gabriel

 

July

International Ceramics Festival, Wales / Scheduled Tour of  Washington Studio and Artworks, by appointment

 

August /September

Scheduled Tour of Washington Studio and Artworks, by appointment /

Art in Clay Hatfield

 

 

 

 

 

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R J Washington Bursary 2019

 

 

 

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'Joseph's work is striking and dynamic. You sense the power of fragmentation, of material breaking down. Joseph’s monochrome palette gives the work a charred aesthetic, which is almost primitive. His ceramic forms are imbued with a sense of being in transition between states, and this is exciting.' - Su Washington

 

Link to Joseph Gabriel

Joseph Gabriel,

RJ Washington Bursary recipient 2019

'There is a tension between the familiar and unknown, which is intriguing. There is exploration and risk taking in her work, which feels driven more by the process than an end product. As result, her work is fresh and unpredictable.' - Su Washington

 

Link to Gina Baum

Gina Baum 

RJ Washington Bursary recipient 2019

 

About The Washington Foundation UK

 

The Washington family has long championed the work of artists. William Washington, born in 1885, was an acclaimed engraver. Today his work is displayed in many prominent location such as The Fitz-William Museum, Cambridge.

 

His son, Bob, formally known as RJ Washington, was a highly regarded ceramist. His student work presently resides in the Victoria and Albert Museum, alongside William-Staite Murray. Work also features in every major British Public Collection.

 

In 2014 The Washington Foundation UK was established with the aim of supporting emerging artists to develop their skills.

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