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Les Blakebrough

Director

Sturt Gallery

HQ Phone:  +61 2 4860 2086

Email: l***@***.au

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Sturt Gallery

Range Road

Mittagong, New South Wales,2575

Australia

Company Description

Sturt was established in 1941 and is Australia's oldest craft centre. Sturt is a centre of excellence for the promotion & teaching of Australian contemporary craft and design. Situated just one hour south of Sydney, ten minutes from the F2 Freeway and five min... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Director Sturt Workshops

Mittagong NSW


Affiliations

Australia Council

Founding Member of the Crafts Board


University of Tasmania

Artist and Researcher


Order of Australia

Member


Southern Ice Porcelain

Founder


Ceramics Art and Perception

Founder


Education

ceramics

East Sydney Technical College


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Les Blakebrough: Biography

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2005: Les Blakebrough Les Blakebrough: Biography Interview with Les Blakebrough Les Blakebrough's website In a career spanning five decades, Les Blakebrough has become one of Australia's most acclaimed and influential ceramic artist. His body of work has ranged from earthy functional wares to more recent, delicate forms. The ethereal beauty of these later works emphasises the translucency and fragility of the Southern Ice Porcelain he trademarked and spent more than five years developing. His passionate research and development of the techniques and materials of ceramics have led him on journeys of discovery from studying with master potters in Japan in the 1960s to working with leading manufacturers of industrial ceramics in Scandinavia in the 1990s. Blakebrough has made an extraordinary contribution to visual art, craft and design in Australia as a practitioner, teacher, mentor and visionary advocate. He has been Director of Sturt Pottery and the Sturt Workshops, a founding member of the Crafts Board of the Australia Council, Head of Ceramics at the Tasmanian School of Art and a Principle Research Fellow at the University of Tasmania. He has been awarded numerous awards and commissions and his works are held in all major public collections in Australia and in many others around the world.


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About the series About the series Living treasures 2005: Les Blakebrough Interview with Les Blakebrough Les Blakebrough's website In a career spanning five decades, Les Blakebrough has become one of Australia's most acclaimed and influential ceramic artist. His body of work has ranged from earthy functional wares to more recent, delicate forms. The ethereal beauty of these later works emphasises the translucency and fragility of the Southern Ice Porcelain he trademarked and spent more than five years developing. His passionate research and development of the techniques and materials of ceramics have led him on journeys of discovery from studying with master potters in Japan in the 1960s to working with leading manufacturers of industrial ceramics in Scandinavia in the 1990s. Blakebrough has made an extraordinary contribution to visual art, craft and design in Australia as a practitioner, teacher, mentor and visionary advocate. He has been Director of Sturt Pottery and the Sturt Workshops, a founding member of the Crafts Board of the Australia Council, Head of Ceramics at the Tasmanian School of Art and a Principle Research Fellow at the University of Tasmania. He has been awarded numerous awards and commissions and his works are held in all major public collections in Australia and in many others around the world.


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About the series About the series Living treasures 2005: Les Blakebrough Interview with Les Blakebrough Les Blakebrough's website In a career spanning five decades, Les Blakebrough has become one of Australia's most acclaimed and influential ceramic artist. His body of work has ranged from earthy functional wares to more recent, delicate forms. The ethereal beauty of these later works emphasises the translucency and fragility of the Southern Ice Porcelain he trademarked and spent more than five years developing. His passionate research and development of the techniques and materials of ceramics have led him on journeys of discovery from studying with master potters in Japan in the 1960s to working with leading manufacturers of industrial ceramics in Scandinavia in the 1990s. Blakebrough has made an extraordinary contribution to visual art, craft and design in Australia as a practitioner, teacher, mentor and visionary advocate. He has been Director of Sturt Pottery and the Sturt Workshops, a founding member of the Crafts Board of the Australia Council, Head of Ceramics at the Tasmanian School of Art and a Principle Research Fellow at the University of Tasmania. He has been awarded numerous awards and commissions and his works are held in all major public collections in Australia and in many others around the world.


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About the series About the series Living treasures 2005: Les Blakebrough Interview with Les Blakebrough Les Blakebrough's website In a career spanning five decades, Les Blakebrough has become one of Australia's most acclaimed and influential ceramic artist. His body of work has ranged from earthy functional wares to more recent, delicate forms. The ethereal beauty of these later works emphasises the translucency and fragility of the Southern Ice Porcelain he trademarked and spent more than five years developing. His passionate research and development of the techniques and materials of ceramics have led him on journeys of discovery from studying with master potters in Japan in the 1960s to working with leading manufacturers of industrial ceramics in Scandinavia in the 1990s. Blakebrough has made an extraordinary contribution to visual art, craft and design in Australia as a practitioner, teacher, mentor and visionary advocate. He has been Director of Sturt Pottery and the Sturt Workshops, a founding member of the Crafts Board of the Australia Council, Head of Ceramics at the Tasmanian School of Art and a Principle Research Fellow at the University of Tasmania. He has been awarded numerous awards and commissions and his works are held in all major public collections in Australia and in many others around the world.


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About the series About the series Living treasures 2005: Les Blakebrough Interview with Les Blakebrough Les Blakebrough's website In a career spanning five decades, Les Blakebrough has become one of Australia's most acclaimed and influential ceramic artist. His body of work has ranged from earthy functional wares to more recent, delicate forms. The ethereal beauty of these later works emphasises the translucency and fragility of the Southern Ice Porcelain he trademarked and spent more than five years developing. His passionate research and development of the techniques and materials of ceramics have led him on journeys of discovery from studying with master potters in Japan in the 1960s to working with leading manufacturers of industrial ceramics in Scandinavia in the 1990s. Blakebrough has made an extraordinary contribution to visual art, craft and design in Australia as a practitioner, teacher, mentor and visionary advocate. He has been Director of Sturt Pottery and the Sturt Workshops, a founding member of the Crafts Board of the Australia Council, Head of Ceramics at the Tasmanian School of Art and a Principle Research Fellow at the University of Tasmania. He has been awarded numerous awards and commissions and his works are held in all major public collections in Australia and in many others around the world.


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