Alison Brent

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Biography

Alison was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1973 and grew up in London, England. She returned to Dublin age 18 where she lived for 8 years, taking part in Artist training courses and group exhibitions as well as working within the bronze casting industry as a wax worker and Mould maker. In 1997 Alison returned to the UK to study Ceramic Design at Central Saint Martin’s College, where she was awarded a place directly into the second year of a three year BA Hons Degree. Since graduating she has worked within the fields of bronze casting, mould making and antique restoration. She now works as a full time Ceramicist creating her own lines of Ceramic homeware and unique Sculptural pieces. Her work has appeared in over 25 magazines. Including ‘Ireland’s homes interiors & living’ on four occasions and more recently a double page feature in ‘Ceramics Ireland’ Magazine. By Selection process Alison’s Ceramics are also profiled on ‘Design & Crafts Council Ireland ‘Portfolio’ directory. The ‘Crafts Council (U.K) Directory and Michel Angelo foundation’s ‘Homo Faber Guide’.

 

Selected Exhibitions

2021 ‘Clay/Works’ Ceramics Ireland Annual Members Exhibition. Dublin Ireland.
2021 ‘Ceramics Ireland Selected Group show’ Dublin, Ireland.
2020 ‘Land/Marks’ Ceramic Group Show. Dublin, Ireland.
2019 ‘Shake It’ Group Show ‘Belger Arts’ Kansas, U.S.A
2008/16 – ‘Made in Clerkenwell Open Studios’ at Craft Central, London, England.
2009/16 – ‘One Day Designers Sale’ Craft Central, London, England.
2013/14 – ‘Barbican Fair’ London, England.
1997 RHA ‘Annual Show’ Dublin, Ireland.
1997 Temple Bar Gallery ‘Crossing Over’ Dublin, Ireland.
1996 Guinness Hop Store ‘Oireachtas’ (Award Winner) Dublin, Ireland.