profile

"He is one of that rare breed of designer makers whose output transcends categorisation, who works with a range of materials, and shifts easily from traditional tools and techniques to the latest technology". 
Judy Adams – Ceramic Review. Article: Chris Wight - Seeing the Light - Summer 2006 Issue 220 (PDF).

Social Media

Instagram chris_wight_ceramics

Galleries

Yufuku Gallery - Tokyo, Japan - www.yufuku.net

Exhibitions, Awards and Articles

2017

Exhibition 'The 3rd Girroussens International Symposium - Ceramic Sculpture Contemporary Expression'. France.

2016

Publication - 'cfile.daily' - 'Portland Arcana - Re-imagining the Portland Vase'. USA.

2015

Publication - 'Contemporary Artists III' - Artbox International Inc. Japan.

2014

Publication - 'Ceramic Review' - Issue270 'Delicate Forms, Daring Practice'.
Exhibition
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'Maison et Objet' - 'Silhouettes' exhibited with Royal Crown Derby, Paris, France.
Exhibition
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'Ambiente' - 'Silhouettes' exhibited with Royal Crown Derby, Frankfurt, Germany.

2013

Exhibition - 'Twenty Year Anniversary Exhibition' - Yufuku Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
Competition - 'The 8th Cheongju International Craft Competition', Korea - Shortlisted.

2012

Publication - 'Contemporary Artists II' - Artbox International Inc. Japan.
Exhibition - 'Masterworks by International Artists' - Yufuku Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
Exhibition - 'In Form gegossen' - Galerie Handwerk, Munich, Germany.
AwardArts Council, England - Grants for the Arts Award, 'Chris Wight and Royal Crown Derby'.

2011

Publication - Craft Arts International Magazine - Issue No82 - Chris Wight - 'Translucent Permutations'
Exhibition - The 9th International Ceramics Festival Competition MINO, Japan
Award
- Honorable Mention (Ceramic Arts) - The 9th International Ceramics Competition MINO, Japan
Exhibition
- The 7th Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Korea
Award
- Honourable Mention - The 7th Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Korea
Exhibition - 'Collect', The Scottish Gallery at Saatchi Gallery, London

2010

Publication - 'Contemporary Artists I' - Artbox International Inc. Japan.

2009

Solo Exhibition - 'Chris Wight ボーンチャイナ展' - Yufuku Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
Publication - 'Wall Pieces' by Dominique Bivar-Segurado - A&C Black Publishing.

2008

Award - Honorable Mention (Ceramic Arts) - The 8th International Ceramics Competition MINO, Japan
Album Cover - ‘Imai: August’, Japan. Artwork provided for album cover.
Architectural Commission - New Minster School Southwell, England. Two large chapel doors.
Article - 'Honoho Geijutsu' - Issue No.94 - Leading Japanese Ceramics Magazine.
Publication - ‘Lithophanes’ by Margaret Carney - Schiffer Publishing.

2007

Group ExhibitionOzone Design Centre Exhibition (March 15th-20th 2007) - Shinjuku Park Tower, Tokyo, Japan. Ozone Design Centre - Tokyo, Japan.
AwardArts Council, England - Grants for the Arts Award, Japan.
Publication - April. 'Breaking the Mould: New Approaches to Ceramics' - Black Dog Publishing.
Publication - August. 'Slip-casting' by Sasha Wardell - A & C Black Publishing.

2006

Album Cover‘Imai: Time’, Japan. Artwork provided for album cover.
AwardWesley-Barrel Craft Awards in association with the Crafts Council. Runner up.
Group Exhibition - 'Wesley-Barrell Craft Awards Showcase at Origin' - OriginSomerset House, London.
ArticleCeramic Review – Front cover - Profile of maker. Chris Wight - Seeing the Light - Summer 2006 Issue 220 (PDF).
Solo ExhibitionHouse of Tomorrow Gallery, Tokyo, Japan. Chris Wight - Private Viewing Invitation (PDF).
Group Exhibition - The British Embassy, Tokyo, Japan.
AdvertisementArts Council, England – Photograph of ‘Honeycomb Vessel Form' used as lead image to promote ‘Own Art’ scheme in ‘Collect’ 2006 exhibition catalogue at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
Award - Grants for the Arts Award - Arts Council, England.

2005

AwardJapan Bursary, Arts Council, England. Research Trip to Japan 2006.
Group ExhibitionVictoria and Albert Museum, London. Crafts Council Showcase.

2003

AwardCrafts Council. Awarded 'Crafts Council - Selected Maker' status.
Solo Exhibition - Canary Wharf Gallery, London.

2001

Permanent Exhibition - The Concorde Room, Heathrow Airport Terminal One, London. British Airways First Class Departure Lounge created by Sir Terence Conran. Display of “some of the best names in 20th Century sculpture, glassware, and ceramics”.
Group ExhibitionSotheby's. 'Contemporary Decorative Arts Selling Exhibition', London.
Permanent ExhibitionRufford Ceramic Centre, Nottinghamshire.

2000

Solo ExhibitionCPMG - Architects, Nottingham.
Grant - East Midlands Arts 'Project Grant'.
ExhibitionRufford Ceramic Centre, Nottinghamshire.

1999

Grant - East Midlands Arts 'Project Grant'.
ExhibitionRufford Ceramic Centre, Nottinghamshire.
Solo Exhibition - East Midlands Arts Headquarters, Loughborough.

1998

Grant - East Midlands Arts 'Start-up Grant'.

All work is available to commission. Design briefs for both small-scale domestic interiors and larger scale architectural glass art projects will be considered. 

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