Factory: the seen the unseen


Tate Exchange, UK
28 Sep 2017 - 8 Oct 2018


... making everyday objects from clay to explore ideas around the concept of production...

Producing Production


Tate Exchange, UK
8 Sep 2018 - 9 Sep 2018


... a conversation about how they connect to their everyday ideas of production, labour, value and exchange...

Vase Silkeborg


Museum Jorn, Silkeborg, Denmark
10 Feb 2018 - 10 June 2018


... a project where visitors can follow in Asger Jorn's footsteps to become immersed in his call...

Half in shadow - Half in light


The Harley Gallery, UK
24 March 2018 - 29 June 2018


... reveals the push and pull of time on the historic estate....

Wuthering heights - a manuscript


Brontë Parsonage Museum, UK
April 2017 – January 2018


... it examines cultures of making and skill and the historical learning of skills...

Time Present & Time Past


William Morris Gallery
18 June - 18 Sep 2016


...the installation explored how practising a skill can connect us through time and space...



Oriel Davies Gallery, Wales
May 2015 – Sep 2015


...at each site the artist invited visitors to write or draw upon a card...

Humanity Is In Our Hands


Holocaust Memorial Day Trust
January 2015 - 27 Jan 2016


... Clare Twomey invited thousands of people to give their thoughts on humanity...

Manifest: 10,000 Hours


York Art Gallery, UK
July 2015 - May 2017


... it examines cultures of making and skill and the historical learning of skills...

Piece by Piece


The Gardiner Museum, Toronto, Canada.
4th October 2014 - 4th January 2015


...has sought to explore the collection, the relationships with the objects and the audience...



Foundling Museum, London.
14 June 2013 - 15 September 2013


...inscribed individual positive actions for society onto over 1,000 cups and saucers...

Present Traces


The Magic of Clay – GL Holtegaard, Denmark
25 March -3 July 2011


...questions raised included what makes clay such a seductive material to today’s artists...

Plymouth Porcelain


Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery


...representing a continuation of the city’s collections in the everyday lives of Plymothians....

Made in China


West Norway Museum of Decorative Art
October 2010–January 2011


...a large-scale sculpture addressing distributed authorship in contemporary crafts....

Everymans Dream


Marking the line: Ceramics and Architecture
8 March - 27 April 2013


...Twomey asked one thousand men to tell her about their hopes of personal legacy....

Is It Madness. Is It Beauty.


Siobhan Davies Studios, South London
3-14 November 2010


...the bowls collapsed, capturing the human endeavour and desire to achieve....



The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas
October 9, 2010—January 2, 2011


...10,000 people signed this agreement highlighting issues of ownership and responsibility....

A Dark Day In Paradise


The Royal Pavilion, Brighton
8 June 2010 – 16 January 2011


...artist installed 3000 black glazed ceramic butterflies in several sites within the pavilion....



The Royal Academy of Arts, London
3 December 2009 - 31 January 2010


...discusses the beauty and skill inherent in making in relation to the pottery tradition....

The Collection


Raphael Court, Victoria & Albert Museum
September 2009


...visitors were invited to draw their ceramic memories on specially designed cards....



The House of Words, Dr Johnson’s House
Summer 2006


...created a mise-en-scène of various books, quill pens and papers upon the table....



Zuiderzee Museum, Holland
March 2009


...comprised a vast pile of ceramic waste – broken plates, cups, and other ceramic ware....



Jerwood Space, London
4 June – 20 July 2008


...a wall painted gold and covered with a thin layer of unfired porcelain dust....



Eden Project collaborating w/Cape Farewell
December 2007


...weave in and out of the walkway that ambles across the base of the Eden Project....



Cast Courts, Victoria & Albert Museum
September 2006


...which played with notions of value, permanence and the culture of collecting...



Tate, Liverpool; Crafts Council, London


...several thousand hollow unfired Bone China tiles laid out on the floor of the gallery space....



Mission Gallery, Swansea
September 2004


...these once dynamic objects were effectively transformed into a pale porcelain tableau...