RECENT AND FORTHCOMING EXHIBITIONS

 

2019

17th November 2019 to 29th march 2020 - KWUM Studio Ceramics Museum and Gallery Baklurantie/Bakluravagen 12

10470 . Fiskars . Telephone 0505112232 Open Wednesday to Sunday 12pm to 5pm.

16 to 20 January 2019 London Art Fair  - Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London N10QH. 

STAND NO G24 with MODERN GROUND

2018

Saturday 31 March 11-30 - 12.30 Margaret will be giving a demonstration. 

 ‘China in Your Hands’  

At  MESSUMS WILTSHIRE

Place Farm

Court Street 

Tisbury 

SP3 6LW 

 

FEBRUARY - MAY 

VORTEX 2 CHANDELIER Woven steel light fibres and porcelain installed for sale at Messums Wiltshire Shop. Collaboration with Finnish art weaver Sirkka Paikkari.

2017

November 

Margaret took part in the SASAMA Ceramic Festival 2017.  http://icaf.jp/e/ Japan.

On display in this charming Japanese room with Tatami mating and photographs on the wall of her work were these samples of her lit cast translucent porcelain small table lamps a pendent light and three small carved candle lights.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ISCAEE – International Society for Ceramic Art Education and Exchange Theme: Interpreting History - 

Margaret will be a Key Note speaker with a demonstration  on Tuesday 11th July starting at 2pm.

MILAN FURNITURE FAIR. WOW ARCHITECTS STAND From 4th April 2017 Work included. 

OFFICINESAFFI GALLERY MILAN. OPEN TO ART selected  artist category design FEBRUARY 2017. Work included.

 

THE OXFORD CERAMIC GALLERY  Black & White January 28th -4th March 2017 Work included

2016

THE SLEEP SET WOW Architects Stand. Hotel and Design Exhibition, The Business Design Centre London 21-22nd November. Work included.

New Ashgate Gallery Farnham. 50 Years Celebration  Mixed Exhibition10th June -23July

Bluecoat Display Centre. Liverpool. Lighting. Work included January – March.

 

2015        

The Oxford Ceramic Gallery. Work included.

 

2014        

"Watts Up". Bernardaud Foundation Limoges France.

 

2013        

Contemporary Ceramic Center, London

Translucent porcelain with Beverly Bell-Hughs.

 

2012         

The Oxford Ceramic Gallery Porcelain exhibition.

Anita Besson Artists, Officine Saffi, Milan, Italy.

 

2011    

Studie Galleri Nyboder Lys og Porcelæn, Copenhagen, Denmark

Tea for Two, Officine Saffi, Milan, Italy.

“Porcelain” The Oxford Ceramic Gallery

 Changing Paces. Mixed Media, Joanna Bird London

Translucencies. Officinesaffi, Milan. Italy.

See review Ceramic Review UK January 2012 Issue 253. Page 18.

Studie galleri Nyboder Lys og Porcelæn Copenhagan DK

CAA Percy Street, A Unique Proposal.

 

2010

CAA Circus Satellite Porcelain exhibition.

 “TRANSLUCENCIES” Gallery Officinesaff  Milan Italy. Vertical Pods.

Made to Cherish at Contemporary Applied Arts London.

 Woven Light and Porcelain a Collaboration with Sirkka Paikkari

Solo Exhibition NCECA Translucent Porcelain and Light. Philadelphia USA

 

2009 

McKnight Residence Artist Exhibition .

Northern Clay Center Solo Exhibition in Minneapolis Minnesota USA.

 

2008

Jingdezhen International Ceramic exhibition and workshop. Sanbao. China.

Galerie Besson 'Twenty Years, Twenty Pots'.

Light Sculptures, International Exhibition, Makasini, Fiskars, Finland.

KOTONA III Fiskars Finland “Garment Sculptures”

 

2007

Contemporary Applied Arts London, “Porcelain Garment Sculptures”. Collaboration with Marlene McKibbin

The Wison Art Museum and Jingzhe Modern Art Museum in Shanghai " World Contemporary and Public Ceramic Art"

Jingdezhen Sanbao Ceramic Art Institute. China

Flow Gallery. London. “Commissioning Exhibition”.

Oxford Museum. Woodstock, “Potters of Portland”.

 “Collect”. Victoria and Albert Museum Flow Gallery

Galerie Besson “Classic and Contemporary Ceramics” .“International Master's exhibition”. And work shop.

 

RECENT ARTIST RESIDENCES AND EVENTS 2007 – 2016

2017    

Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem  March  6-7th work shop.

Benyamini Contemporary Ceramics Center, Tel Aviv March  2-3rd workshop.

2016    

Ceramic and Glass Department in Bezalel art and design academy, Jerusalem Feb.22nd  Presentation

& work shop

Benyamini Contemporary Ceramics Center, Tel Aviv Feb. Presentation.

 

2015     

Evento FICAS Caldas. Portugal. Short Presentation.

Adventures with Porcelain”  The Farnham Pottery, Surrey.

 

2014      

Presentation Offre de la fondation Bernardaud.

Conference on Contemporary Ceramics- Presentation, University of Derby.

 

2013  

Sundmans Restaurant, Helsinki, Finland Art and Food.

 

2012  

Sundmans Restaurant. Helsinki, Finland. Art and Food.

University of the Creative Arts. Farnham. Porcelain and Translucency.  

Lecture, demonstration and MA Student Tutorials. 

 

2011

Decorum & Potters Guild Slide Demonstration. Kings Langley,

 

2009 

Awarded Research & Development Grant Arts Council South East                          

Awarded 2009 McKnight Artist Residencies for Ceramic Artists at the

Northern Clay Center Minneapolis, Minnesota USA.

Exhibition and Workshop Northern Clay Center,

Minneapolis. Minnesota, USA.

Resident Artist Sanbao Ceramic Art Institute, Jingdezhen, China.

 

2008

Invited Artist Jingdezhen International Ceramic exhibition  workshop.

Sanbao. China.

 

2007 

Fuping Pottery Art Village, Fuping, Shaanzi, China.  Conference   

Theme: Appreciation of Ceramic Art.  Presentation “Translucent

 Porcelain with light - Studio Potter and Industrial Designer”Margare O'Rorke.

Jingdezhen Sanbao Ceramic Art Institute, China.  International Master's Workshop.

International Ceramic Research Centre, Denmark.  Collaborative Relationships Seminar: Royal Copenhagen Porcelain.

 

MAGAZINE ARTICLES

2016 Tribute to Anita Besson Ceramic Review issue 277, CPA News p. 3

2014  La Ceramica_bassa. Issue 22. O’RORKE La Luc della Terra.

2014  Ceramics Art and Perception Issue 97. Page 3-7

2010  Ceramic Technical. Margaret O’Rorke by Elaine Olafson Henry. No 30.

2009  June/July American Crafts

2006  The Independent Magazine Light Fantastic. By Liz Hoggard 

2006  Image Interiors. Ireland David Miles. May/June

2005  September/October House and Garden

          Modern Living Japan, No 158 Jan. 2005

1999 August The World of Interiors,

1999 Ceramic Review UK, Jan/Feb Ceramic

1997 October Art and Perception Australia,

1989  Ceramics Monthly USA,

1987  Crafts Magazine Light Years UK,

 

REVIEWS

Gallery Officinesaff  Milan Italy See Ceramic Review UK 2012 Issue 253. Page 18.

Clay Light and Water reviewed by Sebastian Blackie Ceramic review No 243 May/June,2010 Page 30.

Clay Light and Water Reviewed by Janet Mansfield in Ceramic Art & Perception issue #82 December 2010 

Ceramic Review 194 March/April 2002

Revue Céramique & Verre No 123 mars/avril 2002

 

PUBLICATIONS AND BOOKS

"Light Your Home: By Elizabeth Wilhide (1 Oct 2005)

A Comprehensive Guide to Practical and Decorative Lighting (Conran Octopus Interiors)"

Clay Light and Water, Margaret O’Rorke, A&C Black 2010

Porcelain and Light. Booklet of Margaret’s works. Designed and printed in China. 2010

Available £5. Please contact Margaret.ororke@btinternet.com

Porcelain: Caroline Whyman. Batsford.

Ceramic Technology for Potters and Sculptors: Yvonne Cuff.  A & C Black 1996.

Porcelain: Jack Doherty Ceramic Handbook, A & C Black 2002.

Porcelain and Bone China: Sasha Wardell. Crowood 2004.

Naked Clay: Jane Perryman, A & C Black 2004.

Ceramics with Mixed Media: Joy Boswell, A & C Black.

Breaking the Mould: Black Dog Publications 2007.

 

INCLUDED IN PUBLICATIONS

Ceramic Tools and Techniques, Louisa Taylor, 2011

Breaking The Mould, Black dog Publishing, 2007

Ceramics with Mixed Media, Joy Boswell, A&C Black

Naked Clay, Jane Perryman, A&C Black 2004

Porcelain & Bone China, Sasha Wardell, Crowood 2004

Porcelain Jack Doherty Ceramic Handbook, A&C Black 2002

Technology for Potters and Sculptors, Yvonne Cuff, A&C Black 1996

Porcelain, Caroline Whyman. Batsford/Ceramic 

 

APPOINTMENTS AND MEMBERSHIPS

2012                Invited Fellow of Crafts Potters Association

2010                Invited Professional Member of Crafts Potters Association

2009                Selected Artist for VISUAL South East Arts and Business

2008                Member of Contemporary Applied Arts.

2008-               Honorary Member of Common Room Wolfson College Oxford

2003-2008      Member of Common Room Wolfson College Oxford

2001 -              Appointed a Trustee of The Helen Hamlyn Trust.

1999-2002       Visiting Creative Arts Fellow, Wolfson College Oxford

1988-2002       Craft Adviser to Southern Arts

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The Oxfordshire Museum Woodstock.

Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford.

THE BOWES MUSEUM County Durham

Grimmerhus Museum Middelfart Denmark 

Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Show Room Copenhagen Denmark

The Blair Museum of Lithophanes Toledo, Ohio USA.