biography

C L A I R E F I N L A Y

1955 Born Dublin, Ireland.
2006-2010 Ceramicist working with Fulham Studios, London.
1978-2006 Ceramic restorer working in Paris, Istanbul and London, with speciality in Islamic
Pottery, including restoration for Topkapi Palace Museum, Sadberk Hanim museum
and international dealers and private collectors

Represented by the Millcove Gallery, Cork, Ireland. Zozimus Gallery, Dublin, Ireland. Lavelle Gallery, Cliften, Ireland. Courcoux Gallery, Stockbridge, Hampshire, England.
www.clairefinlay.com

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 The Royal Hibernian Academy summer exhibition, Dublin, Ireland
2014 Sculpture in Context. Botanical Gardens, Dublin, Ireland
2014 Irish Ceramics Award, Millcove Gallery, Cork, Ireland
2013 Morley Gallery, London
2013 Sculpture in Context. Botanical Gardens, Dublin, Ireland
2012 Morley Gallery, London
2012 The Barony Centre, Glasgow, Scotland
2012 Irish Ceramics Award, Millcove Gallery, Cork, Ireland
2011 The Royal Hibernian Academy summer exhibition, Dublin, Ireland
2011 Millcove Gallery, Cork, Ireland
2011 The Ark/Crafts Council of Ireland, Temple Bar, Dublin. Curated by Brian Kennedy
2010 Morley College, London.
2010 Society of Fulham Artists and Potters annual exhibition.
2010 Ceramics Ireland Exhibition, Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin, Ireland.
2010 Millcove Gallery, Cork, Ireland.
2009 Morley College, London.
2009 Hallward Gallery, Dublin, Ireland.
2008 Holland Park summer exhibition, London.
2008 Sistani Gallery, Kings road, London.
Publication:
Irish Ceramics. The Best of Irish Ceramic Sculpture. Editor John Goode (2011).
Award.
2016 Irish Ceramics Award. Fitzgerald award.
2012 Irish Ceramics Award 2012. Zozimus award.
2011. Morley Gallery, London.