CV - Liz Emtage Ceramics


2000 – 2001; Developing Professional Practise programme at Cockpit Arts, London

1993 – 1996; B.A. (Hons.) 3D Design Ceramics at Bath College of Higher Education.

1992 – 1993; Art Foundation Course at Middlesex University, Cat Hill, Barnet, Hertfordshire


July 2020 - ongoing; Drawing classes online for Arts on Prescription, Hastings

May 2020; Drawing class for the over 55’s at Hastings Museum. Sponsored by Royal Voluntary Service

22nd February 2020; StreetsmART Event – Drawing workshop inspired by Street Art, Observer Building, TN37

December 2019 - ongoing; In house porcelain workshops at Pelham’s fine furniture & ceramics, 22 Kings Road, TN37

October 2019 – ongoing; Beginners pottery class for over 55’s in Hastings. Sponsored by the RVS charity

2017 – ongoing; Group throwing experience at the Arts Café, Grove Road, Eastbourne

2008 - ongoing; Private students, one to one ceramic teaching in the studio.

2006 - 2010; Action Space: Arts projects for young people & adults with learning difficulties.

2004 - 2012; Work experience students learning alongside me in the studio, age 16 +

2007; Designer Courses, Experimental Ceramic courses for beginners & intermediate

2003 - 2007; Shape London: Running Saturday club for disabled children & their siblings.

2006; ‘Fashion in Ceramics’, course for teenage girls in central London.

1999 - 2005: Play leader for children aged between 5 and 12 years in London. Teaching arts and crafts

2004; Professional Development Placement; teaching primary school teachers ceramics.

Summer 1998: Artist in residence at Ardess Craft Centre, Co. Fermanagh, N. Ireland

1998: Voluntary art work with homeless people, Hackney, London

1990; Teaching art to 1st years when I was in the 6th form at school, London


1st October - 15th January 2023; Hastings Open 2022 Art Exhibition at Hastings Museum & Art Gallery, TN34 1ET

3rd - 18th September 2022; Art Wave Festival. Exhibition of new work at The Sussex Guild shop

March - May 2021; Online Spring Exhibition at The Sussex Guild Shop

November - December 2020; Christmas Exhibition at Art Spring Gallery, Tonbridge

October – November 2019; ‘Lighting up the season’ at Art Spring Gallery, Tonbridge

Easter, 2017 – 2023; 'A Town Explores a book', Kings Road, St Leonards on sea, East Sussex, TN37

September 2016; Opening of Pelham’s fine furniture & ceramics, 22 Kings Road, St Leonards on sea, TN37 6DU

Nov – Dec 2010; Sprickle an Peester; Bonhoga Gallery, Weisdale Mill, Shetland

June – July 2010; LFA; Outsideworld Gallery, 44 Redchurch Street, London

Sept - Oct 2009; 'Making Tracks', Hybrid, 51 High Street, Honiton, Devon

April 2009; 'Selected Exhibition', The Ice House, Kensington High St, Holland Park

Nov 2008; ‘Winter Exhibition’, The Gallery Upstairs, Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire

Nov 2008; ‘Lighten Up’, The Appleyard Gallery, 14 Appleyard, Holt, Norfolk

March - May 2008; 'Garden of Delights', Shire Hall Gallery, Market Square, Stafford

Dec 2007; Cavaliero Finn at Jeannie Avent Gallery, 14 North Cross Road, East Dulwich,

Nov - Jan 2008; 'Effervescence 2', Sussex Barn Gallery, 127 West Dean, Chichester, W.Sussex

Nov - Jan 2008; 'Elements', Figura Gallery, 24 High Street, Windsor, Berkshire

May 2007; 'Metropolitan Works Show 07', Creative Industries Centre

Nov - Jan 2006; 'Glow', Black Swan Guild, 2 Bridge Street, Frome, Somerset

September - October 2005; Ceramics Exhibition, Pearl Fisher, 50 Brook Green

May 2005; 'Show Case', Window Gallery, Cabot Place, East Retail Mall, Canary Wharf

March - April 2005; 'Craft Exhibition', Bonhoga Gallery, Weisdale Mill, Shetland

March 2005; 'Lighting Exhibition', Broadway Ceramics, 23 Broadway Market, London

Nov - Jan 2005; 'White Christmas', Bilston Craft Gallery, Bilston, West Midlands

Jan to Feb 2004; 'Into the light', The Exhibition Centre, Woodstock Road, Oxford

Nov 2003 - The Jelly Leg'd Chicken, The Riverside, Reading

May - July 2003 - London Chambers, 33 Queen Street, London

November 2002 - Christmas exhibition, The Bonhoga Gallery, Weisdale, Shetland

October 2002 - Christmas exhibition, The Rostra Gallery, 5 George Street, Bath

November - January 2002; Christmas exhibition, Bothy Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park


November – December 2019; Gifted Christmas Fair, Hastings Arts Forum, East Sussex

30th November 2019; Frost Fair, Pelham’s fine furniture & ceramics, 22 Kings Road, St Leonards on sea

9th November 2019; Winter Fair at Vinehall School, Robertsbridge, East Sussex

October 2019; Exhibiting with The Sussex Guild at the De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill, East Sussex

June 2017, 2018 & 2019; St Leonards Festival, Pelham’s fine furniture & ceramics, St Leonards on sea

August 2019; Art Wave 2019, The Sussex Guild Shop & Gallery, Lewes, East Sussex

August 2019; Exhibition with The Sussex Guild, Michelham Priory, Upper Dicker, East Sussex

December 2018; Cockpit Arts Winter Open, Creekside, Deptford, London

September 2017; Coastal Currents Festival, Pelham’s fine furniture & ceramics, St Leonards on sea

May 2017; Brighton Artists Open House, The Bumblebee House, Preston Road, Brighton

November 2016 & 2017; Cockpit Arts Winter Open, Northington Street, London

September 2016; Coastal Currents Festival, St Leonards on sea, East Sussex

May 2016: Dulwich Open House, 71 Hamilton Road, London

May 2015; Dulwich Open House, Private residence, East Dulwich, London

May 2014; Dulwich Open House, 15 Parade Mews, London

November 2013; Cockpit Arts Winter Open, Northington Street, London

May 2013; Dulwich Open Studios, 15 Parade Mews, London

November 2011; Ascot Craft Fair, Ascot Race Course, Ascot

November 1996 - 2011; Cockpit Arts Winter Open, Northington Street, London

October 2011; Bloomsbury Festival, Russell Square, London

September 2011; Ceramics in the City, Geffrye Museum, Kingsland Road, London

June 1997 - 2011; Cockpit Arts Summer Open, Northington Street, London

December 2010; Craft in Focus at RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey

May 2010; Clerkenwell Design Week; St John’s Square, London

September 2009; Ceramics in the City, Geffrye Museum, 136 Kingsland Road, London

April 2008; Love your home show, Sandown Park, Esher

November 2007; Midcentury Modern, Christison Hall, Dulwich College, London

October 2007 - 2008; Origin, Somerset House, The Strand, London

July 2007; Midcentury Modern, De la Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex

June 2007; Pulse, Earls Court, London.

September 2004 - 2006; 100% Design, Earls Court 2, London

2002 - 2004; Ceramics in the City 1-3, Geffrye Museum, 136 Kingsland Road, London

October 2003; Habiter, Jardin de Tuileries, Paris 75001

September 2002; Designers Block, Shoreditch Stables, London


October 2021; It's a Kind of Magic

September 2021; Coast Magazine; Discover the British Seaside

May 2021; Hastings Independent Press; May Day Tea Party

February 2020; Hastings Independent Press; There's a First Time for Everything

August 2010; The Sunday Telegraph; My Space

February 2010; Financial Times; House and Home

September 2009; Country Homes and Interiors; The Look We Love

July 2009; Living Etc, Design Direction; Into the Woods

May 2009; The Sunday Times, Home Interiors; Call of the Wild

April / May 2009; Elle Decoration Deutschland; Wald & Wiese

December 2008; Living Etc; The Girlie Friend

August 2008; The Sunday Times, Home Interiors; The light of your life

February 2008; BBC Good Homes Magazine; Great British Crafts

August 2007; Craftsman Magazine; Makers Gallery

August 2006; Elle Decoration; Delicate Lights

Summer 2006; Elle Decor, India; Profile

March 2006; Design Diffusion, Italy; News

January 2006; Homes and Gardens; Key Looks 2006

Winter 2005; Elle Decor, India

August 2005; Nikki Style, USA; See the light.

June - July 2005; London Potters Magazine; Profile

May - June 2005; Ceramic Review Magazine; Potters Day.

Jan 2005; Deco Design,Information pour les magasins de l'habitat

Dec 2004; Egg, Taiwan '100% New Design Trends'

1st Oct 2004; The Times, Bricks and Mortar

15th Sept 2004; Independant, Property Section

11th Sept 2004; Telegraph Magazine

June 2002: Elle Decoration

July 2002: House and Garden Magazine


2008; Lecture at Innovation Central, St Martins College; my work and its development.

2008; Lecture at UBS business bank about my experiences of working with Hidden Art.

2005; Cockpit Arts Deptford, lecture about exhibiting at 100% Design.

2003: Lecture at Camberwell College on Liz Emtage Ceramics and starting up in business

2002: Art through touch, lecture about my work to partially sighted and blind adults


2004; Crafts Council Bursary to show at 100% Design

1997; Arts For Everyone Express grant. Funded by the Arts Council of England