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Education

2004 – 2005       University of Central England, PGCE Art and Design

2001 – 2003       Staffordshire University, MA Ceramic Design

1995 – 1998       University of Central England, BA (Hons) Ceramics with Glass Design

 

Work History

2019                    Pottery Club, Chad Vale Primary School, Edgbaston, Brmingham

2019                    Decorative Ceramic Workshop, Ikon Gallery, Brmingham

2019                    Slip-Cast Tealight Workshop, Hedge, Harborne, Birmingham

2018                    Slip-Cast Tealight Workshop, Heals, Mailbox, Birmingham

2018                    Creative Clay, Family Workshops, Ikon Gallery, Brmingham

2018                    Ikon Gallery Large Scale Schools Art Project, Various Birmingham Schools

2017                    Pottery Workshop, Bournville Gardens Retirement Village, Birmingham

2014 - Ongoing   Designer/Maker, Wendy Tournay Ceramics 

2013 - Ongoing   Ceramics Consultant/Tutor, Clients inc: Moseley School, North Birmingham Academy, Light Hall School

                            Halmoor School. Sladefield School

2012 - Ongoing   Artist Tutor, MAC Birmingham

1999 - Ongoing   Freelance Designer, Clients inc: Churchill China, Vista Allegre, Dudson Limited, Arthur Wood

2016 - 2018         Visiting Tutor, Birmingham City University 

2011 - 2012         Visiting Tutor, Birmingham City University 

2005 - 2012        Teacher of Art and Design, Walsall Academy

2000 - 2001        Artists Access to Art Colleges Residency, University of Central England 

1998 - 1999        In-House Designer, Prinknash Abbey Pottery

Exhibitions/Stockists 2019

MAC Christmas Art Markets, MAC Birmingham

Harborne Christmas Craft Market, Moorpool, Harborne, Birmingham

Quartermasters, 'Birmingham Made' pop-up, Birmingham Design Festival

MAC Artist Tutors, MAC Birmingham

Seasonal Markets, The Bond Company, Digbeth, Birmingham

Silver & Love, Harborne, Birmingham

Ikon Gallery Shop, Birmingham

MAC Birmingham Shop

Hedgerow Stories, Harborne, Birmingham

Online retailer; silkandslate.com

Forge 2 Gallery, Culworth, Banbury

Barewall Gallery, Burslem, Stoke on Trent

www.etsy.com/uk/shop/WendyTournayCeramics

 

Exhibitions/Stockists 2018

Ikon Gallery Winter Market

MAC Christmas Art Markets, MAC Birmingham

Harborne Christmas Craft Market, Moorpool, Harborne, Birmingham

The Paperdolls Christmas Market, The Custard Factory, Birmingham

Ikon Gallery Shop, Birmingham

Quartermasters 'Birmingham Made' pop-up, Birmingham Design Festival

Silver & Love, Harborne, Birmingham

MAC Birmingham Shop

Hedgerow Stories, Harborne, Birmingham

Top Drawer Spring/Summer, London Olympia

Online retailer; silkandslate.com

Forge 2 Gallery, Culworth, Banbury

Why Not Gallery, Burton Upon Trent

Sara Preisler Gallery, Birmingham

Barewall Gallery, Burslem, Stoke on Trent

Inspirations Gallery, Lytham, St Annes, Lancashire

www.etsy.com/uk/shop/WendyTournayCeramics

 

Exhibitions/Stockists 2017

MAC Christmas Art Markets

Etsy Made Local: Birmingham Originals Winter Makers Market, Council House.

Harborne Christmas Craft Market

The Paperdolls Christmas Market, The Custard Factory, Birmingham

The Paperdolls Summer Market, The Custard Factory, Birmingham

MPA Group Exhibition, Emporium Gallery, Lichfield

Online retailer; silkandslate.com

British Craft Trade Fair, Harrogate

Charmian Beaton Gallery, Maidstone

Forge 2 Gallery, Culworth, Banbury

Why Not Gallery, Burton Upon Trent

Sara Preisler Gallery, Birmingham

Barewall Gallery, Burslem, Stoke on Trent

Cecilia Colman Gallery, St Johns Wood, London

Inspirations Gallery, Lytham, St Annes, Lancashire

www.etsy.com/uk/shop/WendyTournayCeramics

 

Exhibitions/Stockists 2016

MAC Christmas Craft Markets

Charmian Beaton Gallery, Maidstone

Forge 2 Gallery, Culworth, Banbury

Why Not Gallery, Burton Upon Trent

Sara Preisler Gallery, Birmingham

Mixed Summer Exhibition, Byard Art Gallery,  Cambridge

MPA Group Exhibition, Selly Manor, Bournville, Birmingham

www.etsy.com/uk/shop/WendyTournayCeramics

Barewall Gallery, Burslem, Stoke on Trent

Cecilia Colman Gallery, St Johns Wood, London

Inspirations Gallery, Lytham, St Annes, Lancashire

British Craft Trade Fair, Harrogate

Spring Makes Craft Fair, Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry.

MPA Selected Exhibition, Middleport Pottery hosted by Barewall Gallery

Handmade Boutique, Touchwood, Solihull

 

Exhibitions/Stockists 2015

MAC Christmas Craft Markets

Exhibition of Festive Treasure, Emporium Gallery, Lichfield

MPA Selected Exhibition, Rugby Art Gallery

MPA Group Exhibition, Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Made at MAC, MAC Birmingham

Prize Exhibition, Royal Birmingham Society of Artists

Shop at The National Centre for Craft & Design

 

 

Exhibitions 2014

MAC Christmas Craft Markets

MPA Group Exhibition, Woodbridge Gallery, Fired Up, Birmingham

MPA Group Exhibition, Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Made at MAC, MAC Birmingham

MPA Selected exhibition, Barewall Gallery, Stoke on Trent

 

Previous Exhibitions

Urban Interiors, Commonwealth Institute, Kensington

Design UK, Gainsborough Studios, Islington

Top Drawer Autumn, Earls Court, London

New Designers, Business Design Centre, Islington

Open Exhibition, Royal Birmingham Society of Artists

Practically Beautiful, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield

British Craft Trade Fair, Harrogate

Spring Fair, NEC, Birmingham

Stoke Showcase, Stoke on Trent

Ambiente, Frankfurt

 

Commissions and achievements

Giftware Association Gift of the year shortlist, Contemporary Gift 2019

25 years commemorative gift commission - Simpsons Restaurant

Petit fours plate commission - Simpsons Restaurant

Etsy Awards Finalist, Etsy New Talent 2016

Trophy commission for Clay Roofing Awards

Ceramic Industry Forum guest speakers gifts

Featured in Elle Decoration

Featured in Tableware International

Giftware Association Gift of the year shortlist, Lifestyle 2003

Winner of Jaguar Cars Product design award, RBSA

Winner Johnson Matthey shape design competition, hotelware category

 

Professional Bodies

a-n The Artists Information Company - www.a-n.co.uk/news/

Crafts Council Directory - www.craftscouncil.org.uk/directory

Midland Potters Association - www.midlandspotters.co.uk