Personal and Professional Details:

Name: Anna Collette Hunt


1st Class Honours degree in Decorative Arts
(Nottingham Trent University 2006-2009)

Grants and Awards:

=Shortlisted for UK Young Artists Competition,

Derby 2010

=Grant (for purchase of Kiln),

Craft Pottery Charitable Trust 2010

=Grand Prize Finalist,

Nottingham Castle Annual Open 2010

=The Nottingham Castle Solo Exhibition Prize,

Nottingham Castle Annual Open Exhibition 2010

=Grant (to plan and implement a workshop for adults),

Wirksworth at Orange Box 2009

Shows and Exhibitions

Contemporary Craft Makers Market, The Place Sherwood, Nottingham, November

Presence VIII, Ilkley Manor House, West Yorkshire, November

Christmas Exhibition, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, November

Harley Christmas Market, Rising Stars, Welbeck Estate Workshop, November

Maker Showcase, Foyer Gallery, Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Wales, November

UK Young Artists Exhibition, Shortlisted at Derby 2010, October

Strange, Curated Exhibition at Wirksworth Festival, September

Summer Showcase, Heart Gallery, Hebden Bridge Yorkshire, June

Group Exhibition at Number 568 Gallery, Nottingham, June

The Secret Garden Craft Fair, Nottingham, June

Sherwood Art Week, Nottingham, June

Nottingham Castle Annual Open Exhibition (Nottingham)

Shows and Exhibitions 2009

Katrin Moye's open studio event, Carrington, Nottingham, December

Sherwood Christmas Craft Fair, Nottingham, December

Contemporary Craft Makers Market, The Place Sherwood, December

Porcelaine Paper Clay Workshop, Orange Box Design, Derbyshire, October

Art and Utility Exhibition, West Wales School of the Arts, Carmarthen, September

Designers Market Place, The Loft, Leeds, October

Ornament is Crime? Curated by Richard Slee, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, September

Wirksworth Festival Curated Exhibition, Derbyshire, September

New Designers, Business Design Centre Islington, London, July

Earth and Fire, Rufford Country Park Nottinghamshire, June

All Hands on Dec, Degree Show, Nottingham Trent University, June

Shows and Exhibitions 2008

Mad hatter's tea party installation,
Autumn celebration at Newstead Abbey (Nottinghamshire)

Personal Objectives:

= To achieve excellence in my artistic practice, producing unique, critically engaged and evocative ceramic objects that are admired for their skill and concept.

= To promote and encourage accessibility to ceramics through exhibiting, maintaining a spectrum of prices and leading workshops for all abilities.

= To earn a national and international reputation as a maker.

= To be completely engrossed within the field with specific subject knowledge that I am able to share with others through writing, teaching and exhibiting.