David Heminsley

Education/Training

  • Journeyman/potter In 3 different workshops, including Harry Davis, Cornwall, & George Cook, Lake District
  • Educated Birmingham College of Art & Design, drawing & painting

Work/Teaching Experience

  • 1974 Founder member of the Scottish Potters Association
  • 1973-93 Moved to Balbirnie, Fife, where he set up his workshop
  • 1955-73 Ulster College of Art & Design, Senior lecturer & Head of School of Ceramics

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 1994/98/99 Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
  • 1982/88/95 Broughton Gallery, near Biggar
  • 1982 Artspace Gallery, Aberdeen
  • 1979 Arts Council Gallery, Belfast
  • 1978 Handwerkspflege, Bayern, Munich (with David Leach)
  • Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool
  • 1977 & 86 Scottish Design Centre, Glasgow
  • 1974 & 75 Scottish Craft Centre, Edinburgh

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 1995/98/00 Line Gallery, Linlithgow
  • 1976-07 Peter Potter Gallery, Haddington
  • 1975 & 92 Bluecoats Display Centre, Liverpool
  • 1974 till closure Scottish Craft Centre, Edinburgh
  • Scottish Potters Association annual exhibitions
  • Society of Designer Craftsmen exhibitions, London

David Heminsley died March 2007, Edinburgh