Curriculum

Employment/Work experience:


2019-Present       CEO, Founder and owner of Corrie Bain International Ceramics School, Barcelona, Spain

2009-2019          Manager, Teacher, Technician and Teacher Trainer, at ElTorn School of Ceramics, Barcelona, Spain
2009-2018          Established ceramics studio at ElTorn School of Ceramics, Barcelona, Spain
2016                   Exhibitor at The International Academy of Ceramics’s (IAC) 47th Congress, Barcelona, Spain. 
2013-2016          Ceramics courses and wood firing workshops with English studio potter Seth Cardew, son of Michael Cardew, Castellon, Spain
2007-2009          Oriental ceramics research, 2 years spent studying and working with local potters in South Korea, North Korea, China, Japan, and Thailand
2006-2007          Arts facilitator and ceramics teacher, Garvalds Centre Edinburgh, Scotland
2006-2007          Arts facilitator and ceramics teacher, Bonnington Arts Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland
2003-2006          Founder and teacher of Limni School of Ceramics residential summer-school, Greece
2004-2005         Ceramics teacher, Mytaras School of Art, Chalkida, Greece
2003-2004         Ceramics technician, ‘Georgoulis Pottery’ Athens, Greece
1999-2003         Arts Facilitator and ceramics teacher, Edinburgh Council’s Young Scots Organisation, Edinburgh, Scotland
1996-1997         Apprentice to studio ceramicist Alex Leckie        
1987-1997         Apprentice to studio ceramicist Alan Bain

Education:
1999-2003         BA (HONS) Degree in Ceramics, Design and Applied Arts, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh.
2001-2002         Contemporary Ceramics and Glaze Calculation Theory, Alfred University of Ceramics, New York
1998-1999         Higher National Diploma: Art and Design Foundation, Langside College, Glasgow.
1997-1998         English Literature, Creative Writing, Art, and Spanish, Stevenson College, Edinburgh.
1993-1997         Drawing and Painting, Evia Arts Centre, Halkida, Evia, Greece

Exhibitions

2019                  Selected as one of 302 Artists to lead the Gyeonggi International Ceramics Biennale, Icheon, South Korea

2019                  39 CICA International Biennale and Competition, Alcora Museum, Spain (Third Prize Winner)
2019                  Chelsea Flower Show, Artisan Studio exhibitor, London,
2018                  Ori Bespoke Gallery, London
2018                  Handmade in Britain at Kew Royal Botanical Gardens
2018                  London Design Fair. London 

2018                  Mirta Morigi Gallery, Faenza, Italy
2017-2018        Industry Gallery, Barcelona
2017                 The Documenta ´14 Exhibition. ´Grimm Welt´, Kassel, Germany
2016                 Moisés Pérez de Albéniz gallery. What you want is what you get Madrid, Spain
2016                 The International Academy of Ceramics (IAC) Congress, Group exhibition ´Highfire´ ElTorn Barcelona, Spain
2015-Present    The Grimm Brothers Museum Opening. Collaborative exhibition with artist Antoni Miralda: ´Grimm Welt´ Kassel, Germany
2016                 Art Gallery Chez Xefo, Barcelona, Spain
2015                 Untitled Bcn Art Gallery, ‘The Wall’, Barcelona, Spain
2015                 Pop-up Art Exhibition, Barrio Gotico, Barcelona, Spain
2014                 1240°C, Eltorn School of ceramics, Barcelona, Spain
2013                 Frames Gallery, Perth, Scotland
2013                 Les Galleries Maldá, Barcelona, Spain
2012                 Santa Caterina, Fira de Ceramica, Barcelona, Spain
2011                 Caj Chai, Barcelona, Spain
2010                The Nau Ivanov Exhibition Centre, Barcelona, Spain 
2003-2007       The Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece
2005-2007       Karmela Gallery, Crete, Greece
2005                Interior Design Gallery, Vicenza, Italy
2004                AFI Artists Collective, Athens, Greece
2003                Frames Gallery, Perth, Scotland
2003                Leith Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
2003                New Designers Exhibition, Business Design Centre, London, England
2003-Present   Saatchi Art, US
2001-2002       Alfred University, New York State, USA

Residencies and Symposiums
2018 – La Meridiana, Tuscany, Italy

Work featured in Permanent Collections
– The ´Grimm Welt´, Grimm Brothers Museum, Kassel, Germany.
(The Documenta 14´ exhibition is an exhibition of contemporary art which takes place every five years in Kassel, Germany. The work Corrie Bain exhibited was a collaborative piece called ´Banquet Table Tales´ designed by multidisciplinary artist Antoni Miralda, comissioned by the Grimm Brothers Museum. It was shown alongside the works of political activist Ai Wei Wei. The piece is a wall installation measuring 11×4 metres, and took over a year to complete. Made of over 60 large ceramic pieces, each have complex sculptural interventions depicting Grimm Brothers fairy tales. It is on display to the public in the permanent collection of  The Grimm Welt , The Grimm Brothers Museum)
– Interior Design Gallery, Vicenza, Italy
– Frames Gallery, Perth, Scotland
– Industry Gallery, Barcelona, Spain

Attended/Participated in:
2016        The International Academy of Ceramics’s (IAC) 47th Congress, Barcelona, Spain
2009        5th Gyeonggi International Ceramics Biennale, Icheon, South Korea
2007        
4th Gyeonggi International Ceramics Biennale, Icheon,
2002        IAC’s 50th Anniversary Exhibition, Athens, Greece
2001        NCECA Ceramics Conference, Kansas, USA

Work Featured in: Books/Articles/Magazines/Publications

Ceramics Monthly Magazine, 2019

Book: The Encylopedia of Pottery Techniques, Peter Consentino, 2018
New Ceramics Magazine, ‘In Studio Interview’ and  article about Korean Buncheong ceramics, Switzerland 2017
Timeout Magazine, Barcelona, Spain 2017
Sio2 Ceramica Collet Catalogue, Front cover and review of clays inside catalogue, Spain 2017
Revistart Fine arts Magazine, article, Spain 2015
Scottish Potters Association, article, Scotland 2004
Ceramics Review Magazine, London 2003
Applied Arts Scotland Bulletin, article,  Scotland 2003

Online Publications
Labois Made by Artisans
New Ceramics Magazine
Saatchi Art
In the mood for Food blog article

Commissions:
Documenta Exhibition – Private commission for multidisciplinary artist Antoni Miralda and the Grimm Brothers Museum, Kassel, Germany.
Porcelain Award pieces for ELISAVA Barcelona School of Design and Engineering 
Fransesc Ruestes Porcelain bottles
Art4Chef porcelain tableware for 5* Restaurants
Maia Ming Designs 

Member of:

The IAC, International Academy of Ceramics                                          
(ACC) The Catalan Association of Ceramics, Barcelona: http://www.ceramistescat.org/es/?lang=en
‘Photosagrera’ Photographers Group: http://www.photosagrera.cat