Neil Brownsword is one of the most exciting contemporary ceramic artists working in the world today. In 2015 Brownsword was awarded the prestigious Grand Prize at the 2015 Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale, South Korea for his piece National Treasure.
He was also shortlisted for the Radio Four Woman's Craft Hour prize in hand with V & A in 2018. Read about it here.
His work is in many museum collections around the world including the Victoria and Albert Museum, The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery.
In 2019 Neil Browsword was appointed as Professor of Ceramics at the Staffordshire University ceramics department.
After graduating from The Royal College of Art, Neil assisted sculptor, Sir Eduardo Paolozzi as well as completing important artist in residence periods in Denmark, and in Holland at The European Ceramic Work Centre. His ceramic installations are a social and political commentary upon historic changes of the British pottery industry of North Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent aka the Potteries.
Born 1970. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.
Barewall are delighted to include some of Neils early sculptural work from the 1990's in the collection for sale. Many of these works are now in public and private collections around the UK and overseas.