Jeremy James trained at Exeter College of Art & Design and graduated in 1986 with a 1st class honours degree in Fine Art. Jeremy continued his training in Cardiff, completing a Masters Degree in 1987. After working as a visiting lecturer in numerous colleges he established a workshop in Suffolk where he designed, made and exhibited work until 1995.

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In that year he moved to Derbyshire to take up a new teaching post as Senior Lecturer to the B.A (Hons) 3D Design course at the University of Derby as well as developing a new and improved workshop from his home.

Since then Jeremy has divided his time between teaching and continuing to make and show work with many galleries nationally and internationally.

Recent Exhibitions

2000
The Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh(one man)

2000
The Bircham Gallery, Norfolk(one man)

2001
Primavera, Cambridge(one man)

2002
Tredegar House Contemporary Ceramic Fair

2002
Potfest in the Park, Cumbria

2002
The Fenwick Gallery, Northumberland(one man)

2003
Tredegar House Contemporary Ceramic Fair

2003
The Open Eye, Edinburgh(one man)

2004
The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle

2004
Tredegar House Contemporary Ceramic Fair

2004
Potfest in the Park, Cumbria

2005
Tredegar House Contemporary Ceramic Fair

2005
The Bircham Gallery, Norfolk(one man)

2006
'Art in Action' Oxford

2007
'Archive', Leeds Craft Centre & Design Gallery

2007
'Best in Show', Millenium Galleries, Sheffield

2007
The Bircham Gallery, Norfolk(one man)

2007
'Art in Action' Oxford

Teaching

1995- Present University of Derby. Senior Lecturer to the B.A (Hons)3D Design. Specific responsibility for ceramics, web design, professional practice and digital imaging.

1989-95 Suffolk College, Ipswich. Lecturer to Foundation and Degree Courses.

Visiting Lecturer to;

Wolverhampton Polytechnic, North Staffs Polytechnic, Exeter College of Art & Design, South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education, Loughborough College of Art & Design, Bournemouth & Poole College of Art & Design, Leicester Polytechnic, Bath College of Higher Education, Norfolk Institute of Arts & Technology, Falmouth College of Art, Lancashire Polytechnic, Lowestoft College, The College of West Anglia

Educational Workshops

1989 Sudbury Hall Project. 6 local secondary including a special needs unit, 8 week project with sculpture and raku.

1989 Sudbury Hall, raku workshops with members of the public.

1990 Crafts Council, London. Workshops with the public and various schools running alongside 'The Decorative Beast' exhibition.

1995 Ferrens Art Gallery, Hull. Workshops with the public and schools to run alongside 'The Natural World' Crafts Council exhibition.

1995 'Fowl Play". A pilot project funded by the Arts Council in an Ipswich primary school, concerned with how different art forms can collaborate creatively in a teaching environment. In this case ceramics, dance and film.

Lectures & Demonstrations

1992 Northern Potters Association Annual Conference.

1993 London Potters Association.

1993 Midland Potters Association.

1993 Paper delivered to Crafts Council 'Making It" Conference

1994 East Anglian Potters Association.

1995 Kent potters Association.

1996 Craftsmans Potters Association, Rufford.

2003 Tredegar House Contemporary Ceramic Fair.

2003 The 9th National Pottery & Ceramics Festival, Hatfield House

Awards & Residencies

1982 George Whittacker Memorial Prize.

1988 Ceramicist in Residence for one year to Derby College of Higher Education.

1991 Crafts Council 'Setting Up' grant and equipment funding.

1996 Member and prize winner of The British Ice & Snow Sculpture Team at The 1996 Russian World Championships.

1998 Research visit to the Arctic tundra of Northern Lapland and Norway in order to gather information for a future touring exhibition, "Up North"