Peter Fulop, Shigaraki clay, porcelain slips, oxides, anagama fired, 12-10inches, shown at SOFAChicago,USA Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Japan, National Craft Gallery, Ireland,
Peter Fulop, multidisciplinary artist, curator and educator.Peter's work has been shown in museums and major galleries across the world. Peter’s work is found in many public collections including Archie Bray Foundation MT, USA , Mungyeong Ceramic Museum, Korea, Fule International Ceramic Art Museum, China, Ganjin Celadon Museum, Korea, Ulster Museum, Belfast, N.Ireland, The National Museum of Ireland, Ireland, The Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Japan, Freeborn & Peter’s LLP, Chicago, INAX Corporation. Tokoname Japan, IWCAT Collection, Tokoname Japan, Office of Public Works, Farmleigh House Collection, Ireland. Peter has recently completed a collaborative public art commission with the artist, Brigitta Varadi for Sligo County Council, Ireland and undertook several other public art projects. His latest curatorial project 'Just Being Polite' held at One Brooklyn Bridge Park, NYC, and ‘The Clay Way’ at The Danforth Gallery,Livingstone, MT. Peter’s work was represented at SOFA Chicago by the National Craft Gallery and NCECA Annual Conference by the Archie Bray Foundation. His selected group shows include: ‘TransForm’ Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin, and the National Craft Gallery of Ireland (2018), ‘Contained’, curated by Lauren Smith, Chashama,New York,(2016) ’In The Making’ Curated by Nicola Gates,Fermanagh County Museum & Higher Bridges Gallery, The Clinton Centre, Enniskillen, NI (2015) ‘Extended Territories’ Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton & Catalyst Arts Centre, Belfast, NI (2015) ‘CultureCrafts’ curated by Selina Coyle National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland & Londonderry, UK, (2014) ‘CENTRED ’ Ceramic Ireland, Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin & Wandesford Quay Gallery, Cork, Ireland (2014) ‘Recent Acquisitions to the Archie Bray Permanent Collection’ Bray North Gallery, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana, USA, (2014) ’I am of Ireland’ Chelsea Arts Club, London, Uk (2013) ‘Bricks in the Rain ’ Culture Box, Temple Bar, DubIin & Wandesford Quay Gallery, Cork & Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin, Ireland curated by Hilary Morley, (2013), ’2nd International Chasabal Ceramic Competition’ (2012), Mungyeong Ceramic Museum,Korea, (2011) ’Gangjin International Ceramic Exhibition’ Gangjin Celadon Museum, Korea, (2011) ’International Ceramic Exhibition’ Mungyeong Ceramic Museum, Korea (2010). His latest Solo Shows include, ‘Nobu’, Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton, Ireland (2016) ‘Salome's Last Dance’ Sculpture Space NYC, NY, USA, (2016) ’Gate-The tales of nowhere land’ Silver River Images Gallery, Carrick on Shannon, Ireland (2015), ’Vessel' Gallery Zozimus, Dublin, Ireland (2012) ‘Reflection' Tea House Gallery, Mungyeong, Korea, (2011) ’Peter Fulop’ C2 Gallery, PWS, Jingdezhen, China (2009) 'Toge', Shigaraki Ceramic Park, Shigaraki,Japan (2008) 'Japanese Aspirations' Dock, Carrick on Shannon, Ireland (2007). In addition to developing his own practice, Peter’s works on commissions and exhibitions, developing projects with people of all ages and abilities within the community sector, schools, prisons and arts centers. His work was featured in several books, catalogues, magazines and newspapers, including ‘Irish Ceramics’ Book by John Goode, Millcove Press, Ireland, ’Hands On: The Art Of Crafting In Ireland ’ Book by Liberties Press, Dublin, Ireland, Hause and Home Magazine, Ceramic Ireland Magazine, Ceramic Review Magazine and many more. He has been an artist in residence at Sculpture Space New York, Long Island, Byrdcliffe Residency, Woodstock, NY, Wingate Scholarship for the Archie Bray Ceramic Foundation, Montana, Shigaraki Ceramic Centre Japan and many more. His work was generously supported by Culture Ireland Award, Arts Council of Ireland Travel and Training Awards, Craft Council of Ireland Continued Professional Development Award and Roscommon Artist Bursary.
Filmmaker Shalini Kantayya directed the season finale episode for the National Geographic television series Breakthrough, a series profiling trailblazing scientists transforming the future, Executive Produced by Ron Howard, broadcast globally in June 2017. Her debut feature film Catching the Sun, about the race for a clean energy future, premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival and was named a New York Times Critics’ Pick. Catching the Sun released globally on Netflix on Earth Day 2016 with Executive Producer Leonardo DiCaprio, and was nominated for the Environmental Media Association Award for Best Documentary. Kantayya finished in the top 10 out of 12,000 filmmakers on Fox’s On the Lot, a show by Steven Spielberg in search of Hollywood’s next great director. A William J. Fulbright Scholar, Kantayya is a Sundance Institute Film Fellow, a TED Fellow, and a finalist for the ABC Disney Directors Guild of America Directing Program. Her science-fiction film about the world water crisis, a DROP of LIFE, won Best Short at Palm Beach International, and was broadcast on national television in the U.S. and India. She has received recognition for her work from IFP Spotlight on Documentary, New York Women in Film and Television, and the Jerome Hill Centennial. Kantayya is an Associate of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.
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