CV Selected Exhibitions/Events 2015 Oct-Nov Stella Harding SECOND NATURE: Gallery at the Knitting and Stitching shows – London, Dublin and Harrogate 2015 Apr-May LEAVING HOME: a new setting for site-specific contemporary craft, Contemporary Applied Arts, London 2015 Feb-Aug KNIT, group show, Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford 2014 Oct-Nov ‘Making More’ limited edition collection for Mottisfont National Trust, Romsey, Hampshire 2014 Aug- Sept TRUE NATURE, solo exhibition, Wallner Gallery, Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham 2014 June HOME FRONT, Morley College group exhibition, The Garden Museum, London 2014 May-July ‘BEAUTY IS THE FIRST TEST’ group exhibition, The National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland 2014 May-Nov UNRAVELLING UPPARK, group exhibition, Uppark House and Garden, West Sussex 2014 Jan-April ‘BEAUTY IS THE FIRST TEST’, group exhibition, Platform Gallery, Clitheroe 2013 Dec Sex in the City: food, flowers and fornication, site responsive installation with accompanying talk, Guildhall Library, London 2013 Sept-Nov Artist in Residence, Guildhall Library, City of London 2013 Oct A MEASURE OF CHAOS, solo exhibition, Pound Arts, Corsham 2013 Sept THE LAST SCATTERING SURFACE, group exhibition, no format gallery, Woolwich, London 2013 Jul-Sept GROWING, group exhibition, National Centre for Craft and Design, Sleaford 2013 Jun FUSION: West Dean College, West Sussex 2013 Jun Crafting the Genome Lab: collaborative installation with Genome Damage and Stability Centre, Univ. of Sussex for centenary of the Medical Research Council 2013 Apr-June ‘BEAUTY IS THE FIRST TEST’, group exhibition, National Centre for Craft and Design, Sleaford 2013 Feb New Tutor’s Exhibition, Foyer Gallery, West Dean College, West Sussex 2012 Jun-Aug ‘THERE WILL BE NO SLOW MOTION’, group show, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth 2012 Apr-May ‘IN MY ART OR CRAFT’, group exhibition, The New Schoolhouse Gallery, York 2012 May 13 AMULETS, exhibition with Basketryplus, The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London 2012 July-Aug ‘OH’, group exhibition as part of Deptford X 2012, Art Hub Gallery, Deptford, London 2012 Sept-Dec MAGGS BENEATH THE COVERS, group exhibition, Maggs Bros Antiquarian Booksellers, Mayfair, London 2011 Dec TREE, Art Hub Gallery Xmas Group Show, Art Hub Gallery, Deptford, London 2011 Nov – 2012 Jan BASKETRY FOCUS with Mary Crabb and Maggie Smith, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, Surrey 2011 Sep PORTRAITS IN THE MAKING, group exhibition, Pitzhanger Manor Gallery & House, Ealing 2011 Apr ON THE WALL with Basketry Plus, Lauderdale House, Highgate, London. 2011 Feb-Mar NANOWOMEN: showcasing technology, Fashion and Textile Museum, Bermondsey, London 2011 Jan Basketry Showcase, Greenwich Tourist Information Gallery, Greenwich, London 2010 Nov RELAY: group show, Core Gallery, Creekside, Deptford, London. 2010 Oct HOTHOUSE emerging makers exhibition, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, Surrey. 2010 Sept Deptford X, Art Hub Gallery, Framework Studios, Deptford, London. 2010 July The Hanging Garlands of Tibby Place – community arts project, specialist consultant to Shane Waltener. 2010 May Group show at the Claremont, Brighton Festival and Artist’s Open Houses, Hove Arts Trail, Hove, West Sussex. 2010 Mar-Apr SHOW YOUR WORKING OUT – solo exhibition, Metre Square Gallery, Quay2c, Kingsgrove, Peckham, London. 2009 Hybrid Basketry – specialist consultant to Shane Waltener, Origin: the London Craft Fair, Somerset House, London. THE UPSETT – A Group Exhibition of Contemporary Basketry by Basketry Plus, the Barbican Library Foyer, Barbican Centre, London, UK. FULL CIRCLE – A Group Exhibition of Contemporary Basketry, The New Maynard Gallery, Campus West, Welwyn Garden City, UK. 2008 MATERIAL DIFFERENCE – An Exhibition of Contemporary Basketry and Ceramics (with Robert Cooper), Rochester Art Gallery and Craft Case, Rochester, Kent, UK. Brighton Festival and Artists’ Open Houses Guest Artist (with Maggie Feeny) Fiveways, Brighton, East Sussex, UK. 2007 LE FLAC a 20 ANS (invited artist) – International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Chateau de la Coste, Grezels, S.W. France. 2006 LES EPHEMERES – Site specific installation and exhibition with Carol Farrow and Martin Ward, Le Manoir de Rouergou, St Medard, S.W. France. 2004 PASSION – An Exhibition of Contemporary Basketry, with Suni Lopez, Lauderdale House, Highgate, London. 2003 The London Art and Design Show (with The Fibre Art Gallery) The Midland Grand Hotel, London. Contemporary British Basketry, recent student work selected by Mary Butcher for INTERNATIONAL BASKETRY, Lugo, Spain. Commissions 2014 Woven crisp packet, crisps and chillies for ‘Lovingly Crafted’ print advertising campaign for Kettle Chips by 101london 2011 Large Wall-hanging: theatre set of Death and the Maiden, Harold Pinter Theatre, Panton Street, London 2011 Garden Structure: Restoration House, Rochester. 2005 Clothing adornments in basketry for final year catwalk show: Harriet Miller, M.A.Womenswear Knitwear, School of Fashion and Textiles, Royal College of Art, London, UK. Professional Development 2009 Selected maker, Craft Council Emerging Makers. Development Programme in Contemporary Basketry 2010 Selected maker, Hothouse: Craft Council. Development Programme for Emerging Makers. Click HERE to download Full CV & Statement Publications and Media 2015 Forum de Inspiracoes, Inverno 2016, Sao Paulo, Brazil 2014 ‘Lovingly Crafted’ print advertising campaign for Kettle Chips by 101london – Guardian, Times, Independent, ES magazine 2014 Ceramic Review, October issue. Review of ceramics at Unravelling Uppark. 2014 Exhibit A, review of ‘Beauty is the First Test’, Irish Independent 2013 ‘Beauty is the First Test’: 5 case studies, a film by Electric Egg commissioned by Liz Cooper 2013 Stella Harding: a case study, exhibition booklet by Liz Cooper for ‘Beauty is the First Test’ 2012 ‘Practical Basketry Techniques’, Stella Harding and Shane Waltener, A&C Black 2005 Catalogue, M.A. Fashion, Royal College of Art 2005, London. Recent Public Workshops 2015 Weaving with Metal, Institute of Making, University College London, London 2015 Weaving from the Garden, Walworth Garden Farm, London 2014 Basketry workshop for Creative Writing students, Univ. of Nottingham 2014 Basketry workshop for Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham 2013 3 Basketry workshops at Guildhall Library, London 2013 2 Basketry workshops for Pound Arts Centre, Corsham 2013 2 Basketry workshops for National Centre for Craft and Design, Sleaford 2013 FUSION, 3 contemporary basketry workshops, West Dean College. 2013 Pruning and Weaving, Walworth Garden Farm, London 2013 Round Willow Baskets, Devonshire Road Nature Reserve, London 2013 Basketry Techniques for Sculptural Jewellery: plaiting, coiling and knotting, Short Course, West Dean College 2012 Family Activity Day Basketry Workshop, Guildhall Art Gallery, London 2012 Basketry Bangle Workshop for adults, Guildhall Art Gallery, London 2011 Nov Workshop: Plaited Paper Baskets: New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, Surrey. 2011 Oct ‘Get Crafty’: recycled basketry workshop for children, Pitzhanger Manor Gallery, Ealing, London. 2011 Jun Twining Workshop for children, British Museum, in conjunction with the ‘Basketry and Belonging’ exhibition. 2010 Family Activity Day, Guildhall Art Gallery, London. 2009 Variations on Catalan Platters/Tension Trays for Hertfordshire Basketry. Basketry Education and Qualifications 2001-2003 City and Guilds level one Diploma in Creative Basketry, City Lit, London. 2005-2007 City and Guilds level two Diploma in Constructed Textiles (Basketry) and Design, City Lit, London. Additional Basketry Training 2003 Workshop with Lois Walpole on Recycled/Sustainable Basketry. Workshop with Mary Butcher on Irish Skiathogs. 2005 Workshop with Tim Johnson on Cordage 2007 Master-class with Hisako Sekijima on Contained Spaces. Workshop with Kazue Honma on Plaited Basketry. 2008 Workshop with Christine Brewster on Square Willow-work. Workshop with Anne Ratnarajah on Imbenge wire baskets. 2011 Workshop with Alison Fitzgerald on Irish Frame Baskets 2014 Willow Master-class with Mary Butcher Bursaries 2003 Student bursary from the Worshipful Company of Basketmakers.