Owen Rye - Diary
9 to 11 July National Ceramics Conference Canberra
8-12 September – IAC Conference Dublin
28 to 31 August 2014 2nd European Woodfire conference Guldargergaard Skaelskor Denmark www.ceramic.dk
16 - 31August, Skepsi@Montsalvat exhibition Quiet Converstaions emphasis on porcelain and woodfire
16 and 17 August Open Studio Craft Victoria and Australian Ceramics combined
August 14 to 17 Melbourne Artfair Exhibition Buildings, attend
4 July Opening Talk Kerrie Lowe Woodfire exhibition, Chester Nealie tribute.
21 June To Sydney for Parramatta Artists Studios, Workshop Coal Creek Studios, Talk Ceramic Study Group, Demonstrations PAS leave here Saturday 21 June, Home 9 July
2 May to 9 June Homage Exhibition Narek Gallery. Opening Saturday 10 May, work due Monday 28 April. Same for Ivy Hill Gallery – deliver work to both on 28 April Monday. Opening Bega Regional Gallery Saturday.
28 April to 20 May Woodfire event Mystery Bay. Visit 28 April to 5 May
April 14 Studio visit organized by Skepsi, open studio
5 April ( first weekend) Open studio for visit byValley Potters Studio visit 11 am/ 3 hour workshop
Log Book deadlines 2013 1st March for the May issue; 1st June for the August issue, and 1st Sept for the November issue.
August 31 - September 15 Montsalvat, Eltham. The Barn Gallery: Skepsi@Montsalvat Exhibition, Outstanding Australian Ceramics. Featuring wood firing workshop on the grounds of Montsalvat by Owen Rye
June? July? (not yet fixed). Residency at Sturt with Fuping group, Australia and NZ. Followed 28 July to 15 September, exhibition, Fuping Group.
May 24-26 Art Unlimited, Dunedoo entry forms by 26 April
Mid to late May Anagama Firing?
28 April to 4 May Clay Push Gulgong. Attend.
5 to 20 April Owen Rye, Brian Keyte, Tim Clarkson, Recent Ceramics Montsalvat, Eltham The Barn Gallery
March 9 Rigg Award Artist Talk Series Ian Potter Gallery, NGV Saturday 2pm
February 25 Deadline for grant application Community Partnerships, Arts Victoria, for Montsalvat workshop
23 November to 21 July 2013 Cicely and Colin Rigg Contemporary Design Award . Ian Potter Gallery, National Gallery of Victoria
28 September – 1 October Australian Ceramics Triennale : Subversive Clay; Adelaide,
Chair: Notes from Departure Lounge: Saturday main venue 3.30 – 5
17 to 21 September, IAC, Santa Fe (not attending).
1 to16 September Engaging Form exhibition Montsalvat Barn Gallery, 7 Hillcrest Avenue Eltham
August 2 to 5 Melbourne Artfair, Carlton Exhibition Buildings. Attend
August- September Complete building woodfire chamber of new small kiln.
20 July - 14 August Kerrie Lowe Gallery annual Woodfire exhibition
March 28 to 31 NCECA Seattle Attend . Workshops at Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington and at Clatsop Community College, Astoria, Oregon.
September 24 to 27 Fire anagama
July 9-10 Workshop Adelaide SA Studio Potters
20 June latest date for collection of work from Sturt
May 20 to 5 June Woodfire show Melbourne and Book Launch
May 8 to June 19 Exhibition Sturt Gallery, Mittagong
May 9 to 14 inclusive: Making workshop, Sturt
Monday 2 May Launceston to Melbourne.
April 28, 29, 30 and May 1 Woodfire event Deloraine Tasmania Neil Hoffman
April 23 Saturday Mebourne to Launceston to Deloraine
April 9 to 14 Berridale 9th , deliver work to Sturt 11th, home 14th (latest delivery date 3 May)
March 14 Images for invite due at Sturt
March 11 to 27 Skepsi show Melbourne Delivery March 10 (delivered)
Feb 25 Matchbox entry received in Denmark for Nina Hole exhibition (mail around 18 Feb).
Jan 28 Image to Skepsi for March exhibition
September 6 to 22, France Includes Sept 13 to 16 IAC GENERAL ASSEMBLY, PARIS
September 2 to 5, Woodfire conference Germany.
24 August Arrive Germany to present kiln workshop 26 August to September 1
Leave Oz 23 August – leave France 23 September
July Attend opening Fuping + 3 exhibition Masterworks Gallery Auckland 21 July to 11 August. To Auckland 20 July, return 24 July.
17 June Opening, my Craft Victoria exhibition: 17 June to 31 July 2010.
12 to 20
Jack Troy in Canberra, organise visit before or after.
April 28 (Wed) to May 3 (Sun) Clay Energy Gulgong
April (Easter) 36 hour firing, white slipware, half of anagama kiln
18 March Deliver work to Craft Victoria. Pick up Janet Mansfield unsold work
March White Gums and Ramoxes review in Craft Arts. Workshop veranda repairs
February 16 Janet Mansfield opening Skepsi
January to April Make work for Easter firing, prepare wood. Write article for woodfire issue of Journal of Australian Ceramics.
Christmas/New Year Holidays in Hobart
November 20 2009 to January 11 2010 Cudgegong Gallery New Look Functional Ceramics – send work with Chester
Mon 26 October Chester to Skepsi then here. Short firing, half anagama, Tuesday and Wednesday. Nealie opening Skepsi Friday 30 Oct, he does gallery talk on Saturday 31. He goes to China 8 Nov.
October Last two weeks build wall in anagama, set for firing
Sat 8 October, Leongatha art show
Wednesday 16 September Artforum Talk, Canberra School of Art, 1 pm
September Residency Strathnairn ACT
Thursday 3 Sept (opening) to Sun 20 Sept Recent Work, Watson Arts Centre
Monday 31 August deliver work to Watson Arts Centre
School Holidays 19 Sept to 4 October
July 17 to 20 National Ceramics Conference Sydney includes Sabbia exhibition
Before end June – send pots to Concord Shino show to arrive before July 15
26 June send Price list, details and statement via email to Sabbia
Mid June send work to Sabbia must arrive pre 1 July Not delivery Mondays Work for two exhibitions Pourers and Conversations
Mid June Send work for Maestro exhibition organized by Judy Boydell Paddington
27 June to 12 July School Holidays
June 8 Monday to 12 Friday Anagama firing
: Contemporary Opportunities and Developments in Ceramics in China
to 5 pm RMIT Theaterette, Casey Plaza, RMIT
June 2 to June 20 Exhibition Fuping, in Good Company
Opening Friday 5 June, 6.00 - 8.00 pm Opening Speaker: Grace Cochrane
May 13 Art ForumTalk at Ballarat University
12 May – DonCourt/Tania Rolland Skepsi opens. Deliver Fuping show
Late April send statement/photo to Shino show Concord Massachussets, organized by Judy Duff to arrive before May 15
Mid April Photo for Sabbia to arrive before May 1, hi res image
School Holidays 5 to 19 April Easter 10 to 13 April
March - April Bisque firing and kiln loading
March 31 Tuesday Opening talk for Barbara Campbell Allen and Kwi Rak Choung, Skepsi Gallery
Tues 10 March- Thur 12 March Deliver work to Manningham Gallery.Call at Skepsi to pick up unsold work; also Kazari.
March 1 Sunday to Gulgong – stay 2-3-4, home Sat 7
Thursday 19 Feb Leongatha Arts Grants meeting
February Exhibition Skepsi Melbourne 10 February to 7 March, opening Friday 13th
January Oz 5x5 group exhibition, Lacoste Gallery, Concord Massachusets USA. Making new work.
4 December Fiona Fell and CJ visit
1 December Anna Maas and Michael Elliot visit
November 19 Wed Joe Pascoe visit – discuss Craft Vic exhibition
November – December Studio. New work. Prepare wood.
October Studio. Participate Salute, Fusions Gallery Group exhibition Brisbane.
September 14-28 Travel in Australia – family commitments
September 10 to 14 IAC General Assembly Xian – not attending
August 17 -21 Anagama Firing starts Sunday 17 August. Sheilas firing crew (Susie McMeekin, Su Hanna, Sue Atcheson, Cilla Russel, plus me and Bruce Pryor.)
August 15 Opening Susie McMeekin exhibition Skepsi Gallery Melbourne.
May-July Making work, preparing for anagama firing
April 19th to 21st Sturt woodfire conference
February Return home from USU residency
To Utah State University 22 October, begin residency
Exhibition, Recent Work, Freeland Gallery, Sydney NSW.
25 year Survey Exhibition, Latrobe Regional Art Gallery
Clay Edge, Gulgong NSW. Chair Panel discussion, Writing for Ceramics
April 5 to 9
Firing my anagama kiln
November 9 to December 3
Group exhibition at Kazari Collector, St Kilda, Melbourne.
Opening talk at Kirk Winter exhibition, Skepsi Gallery Melbourne.
October 8 to 20
In USA for Tozan International Woodfire Conference, Flagstaff, Arizona. Chair/Speaker on Aesthetics Panel, exhibiting in speakers exhibition.
July 2 to 6
Firing my Anagama Kiln. with Chester Nealie, Bruce Pryor, Michael Rye, Kirk Winter helping.
Chair Woodfire Panel, RMIT , 2 to 5
Skepsi Gallery Melbourne, opening Encrusted Woodfire exhibition.
Mid-March – End September
March 8 to 11
NCECA Conference, Portland Oregon
March 3 to 5
North Carolina Potters Workshop/ Conference (With Chester Nealie and Janet Mansfield) Asheboro, North Carolina, USA
February 20 to March 2
To San Francisco, Washington DC
November 26 to January 16 2006
Earth, Wind, Fire Group exhibition, Outdoor Ceramic Sculpture Huntingdon Winery, Mudgee NSW (with Cudgegong Gallery)
Group exhibition, 'Teabowls' Purple Space Gallery, Jam Factory, Adelaide
Aug 24 to September 17
Joint exhibition with Ben Richardson, 'Woodfire'
f3g Gallery, Hobart
Start Artist-in-residency, School of Visual and Performing
Arts, University of Tasmania, Launceston
Talk to Tasmanian Potters Society, Hobart
May 2 - 10
Participate in ‘International Workshop on Wood-Firing
Kilns’ , Icheon World Ceramic Center, as part of World
Ceramic Biennale 2005
Travel to Korea
April 12 to 23
Anagama Firing and Workshop, Astoria, Oregon.
Public Lecture, Art Center Gallery
Exhibition opening ‘Owen Rye Australian Woodfire
Ceramicist’, Art Center Gallery, Astoria Oregon.
Throwing Workshop ‘Little and Large’, Mt Hood College, Gresham, Oregon
Travel to USA
Opening, Australian Woodfire Survey 2005 Exhibition, at
Canberra Potter’s Society Gallery, Watson ACT. Curated by