Gwyn Hanssen Pigott

1935 Born Ballarat , Victoria

1954 Bachelor of Arts (Fine Arts), University of Melbourne

1955-60 Trained with Ivan McMeekin, Sturt Pottery, Mittagong & with Ray Finch,

Bernard Leach & Michael Cardew, UK

1960 Established studio, Notting Hill, London , UK

1963 Elected Fellow, Society of Designer Craftsmen, UK

1965 Research Fellow, Dept. of Industrial Arts UNSW, Sydney

1966-73 Established pottery at Acheres, near Bourges , France

1975-80 Established workshop, Tasmania . Crafts Board funded

1981-88 Potter-in-Residence, QUT, Brisbane

1989 Artist-in-Residence, Fremantle Art Centre, VACB funded

Established studio at Netherdale, Central Queensland

1992 Residency, School of Mines and Industries, Ballarat

1994 Arts Queensland Creative Development Grant

1997 Australia Council Emeritus Award

1998 Commission: Neville Bonner Building , William St , Brisb.

Australia Council Fellowship Award

2000 Established studio at Ipswich , South east Queensland

2007 Asialink Residency grant to Sanskriti Art Centre, Delhi, India

2010 Australia Council Tokyo Residency grant

2011-12 Residency, Shiga, Japan

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1990/91 Narek Gallery, Tharwa, ACT

Margaret Francey Gallery, Brisbane

1991/93/95 PRO-ART, St. Louis , USA

1992 Galerie Besson, London , UK

Ballarat Fine Art Gallery , Victoria

1993 Crafthouse Gallery, CCBC, Vancouver , Canada

Garth Clark Gallery , New York , USA

1995 Christine Abrahams Gallery , Melbourne

Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney

1996 Gwyn Hanssen Pigott: A twenty year survey, Queensland Art Gallery

Garth Clark Gallery , New York

Small Works, Narek Galleries, Canberra

1997 Gwyn Hanssen Pigott: Bowls and still lifes, Craftwest Gallery, Perth

Galerie B15, Munich , Germany

1998 Christine Abrahams Gallery , Melbourne

Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney

1999 Garth Clark Gallery , New York , USA

2000 Galerie Besson, London , UK

2001 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane

2003Garth Clark Gallery , New York , USA

Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney

2004 Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne

Tate Gallery, St Ives, UK

Galerie Besson, London

2005 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane

2006 Gwyn Hanssen Pigott: A survey 1955-2005, NGV  Melb

2006 Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney

Still life and trails: Recent porcelain, Australian Embassy Washington, Supported by Australia Council VA/CB Grant

2007 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane

2008 Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne

Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

2009 Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney

Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra

2010 Galerie Besson, London

2011 Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne

2011 Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
2012 Rex Irwin Art Dealer , Sydney

Selected Public and Private Collections

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

Parliament House, Canberra

Powerhouse Museum, Sydney

Museum of Brisbane

University of Queensland, Brisbane

Queensland University of Technology Art Museum, Brisbane

University of New South Wales, Sydney

Tasmanian School of Art at Hobart

Regional Galleries: Ballarat, Bathurst, Bendigo, Cairns, Castlemaine, Darwin, Devonport, Geelong, Gippsland, Gladstone, Gold Coast, Hamilton, Ipswich, Launceston, Newcastle, Orange, Shepparton, Stanthorpe, Toowoomba, Townsville

Banyule Art Collection, Victoria

Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Crafts Council of Great Britain, London

Fina Gomez Collection, Paris

Holburne Museum and Crafts Study Centre, Bath

Belfast Museum, Belfast

Henry Rothschild Collection, Cambridge

Boijmans Museum, Rotterdam

Dr Hans Thiemann Collection, Hamburg

Winnipeg Museum, Winnipeg

Museum of Contemporary Ceramic Art, Shigaraki

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles

Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, Auckland

Charles A Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Wisconsin

Jack Lenor Larsen Collection, New York

Regional Galleries in UK: Bristol, Maidstone, Manchester, Paisley