Biographical details
Born in 1972 in Wyrzysk, Poland. Moved to London in 1999. Living and working in Edinburgh, Scotland, since 2007
Member of:
Scottish Potters Association
Edinburgh Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers
Society of Scottish Artists
Contact details
Write to: Katherine Sola, The Bridge Pottery Collective, 2.32, Edinburgh Palette, St Margaret’s House, 151 London Road, EDINBURGH, EH7 6AE
2004–2007 BA (Hons) Ceramics
Camberwell College of Arts
University of the Arts London
2002–2004 Edexcel Diploma in (Art) Foundation Studies
The City Lit, London
Work experience
January 2022 Forthcoming artist in residence, Isle of Mull, Scotland
Nov–Dec 2021 Invigilator at Royal Scottish Academy for Society of Scottish Artists and Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour
January 2020 Invigilator at Royal Scottish Academy for Visual Arts Scotland
June 2017 Watercolour and landscape drawing, Orkney, Scotland
Oct–Nov. 2006 Collaboration with performance artist/writer Marian Lech Bednarek, Rybnik, Poland
October 2006 Work placement with Ryan McClelland, London
October 2006 Assisted Katharine Morling at Origin: The London Craft Fair, Somerset House, London
June–August 2006 Assisted Clare Twomey in mouldmaking and slipcasting for Trophy installation at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, in September 2006
Current collaborations
Collaboration with textile artist Helen Potten
Selected exhibitions
2021 Harvest of Energy installation of mosaic lustres, Syrenians Community Garden, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh
2020 Collaboration with lustre specialist Alison Robinson, online exhibition at St Margaret's House, Edinburgh
2020 Harris Tweed textile and lustre jewellery, online Christmas exhibition
2020 Photography of artist's own Harris Tweed textiles, Castle Menzies, Weem, Scotland
2019 With/Out Boundaries – an exhibition of ceramics by members of the Bridge Pottery Collective, St Margaret's House, Edinburgh
2019 Selected ceramic brooches, collaboration with textile artist Helen Potten
2018 ArchiTexture – exploring the infinite possibilities of clay, the ultimate building material, Bridge Pottery Collective, Edinburgh Palette, St Margaret's House, Edinburgh. Curated by the artist
2017 Grown Together – 18 artists celebrate what trees and woodland mean to them, curated by Tansy Lee Moir, Edinburgh Palette, St Margaret's House, Edinburgh
30–31 May 2010 Salon exhibition, ArtSpace2Let, Edinburgh, Scotland
23 January–7 February 2010 Embassy Gallery, Roxy Art House, Edinburgh, Scotland
4–31 January 2010 Newington Library, Edinburgh, Scotland
25 August–11 September 2009 Fabric of the Land, Department of Geology and Petroleum Geology, University of Aberdeen, Scotland
August 2009 ExpressArt, C Venue 34, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh, Scotland
30–31 July 2009 Lost in the Woods, Lost in the Fields installation, Polanowo, Wyrzysk, Poland
July–August 2007 Summer Show, Edgar Modern, Bath, England
June–July 2007 International Ceramics Festival, Aberystwyth, Wales
June 2007 Degree show, Camberwell College of Arts, London, England
2006 The Foyer Gallery, Camberwell College of Arts, London, England
2006 Eleven+, Queens Wood, Highgate, London, England
2005 Industrial Poland Meets Urban London, Waiting Room Gallery, Palmers Green, London, England
2004 Foundation show, The City Lit, London, England
Tender Buttons: Ceramic Fruit Display (2007), included in Archives and Special Collections Guide, University of the Arts London (2009)