Aaron Angell

Short Abstract

I am an artist who’s main medium is reduction-fried ceramic. I also run Troy Town Art Pottery, a small organisation in London focussing on artist’s ceramic sculpture and youth outreach.

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Shoes, Rob Tufnell, Cologne, October 2018

Heat-Haze Theatre/Hitzeflimmern-Theater, Kunstverein Freiburg, March 2018

More sculpture about dogs and shadows, Koppe Astner, Glasgow, Jan 2018

Early Monodies, Rodeo, July 2018 (with Ian Law)

Plumb Poltergeist, Art Exchange, University of Essex, March 2018 (With Ian Law)


GOMA, Glasgow

Why I built the Cloaca Maxima, Rob Tufnell


Variations on the Chaldon Doom, Markus Lüttgen, Cologne

The Death of Robin Hood, Kelvingrove Art gallery and Museum & Glasgow Botanic Gardens, For Glasgow International


Grotwork, Studio Voltaire, London 
‘Woman expecting triplets returning home from the cinema’,

Woman expecting triplets returning home from the cinema, Aaron Angell and Jack Bilbo, SWG3, Glasgow

Raga for Fishwife, World Class Boxing, Miami


Bumpkin, Rob Tufnell, London

Put John Barleycorn in the old brown jug, Croy Nielsen, Berlin


The Devil’s Arse, SPACE, London

The year of the left-hand, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea

Selected Group:


Artifices Instabiles, Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, Poteries Artistiques de Monaco (1871-1918) and

Aaron Angell, Eugène Baudin, Chiara Camoni, Johan Creten, Albert Diato, Simone Fattal, Ron Nagle, George Ohr, Pablo Picasso, Brian Rochefort, Magdalena Suarez Frimkess


The land we live in, the land we left behind, Hauser & Wirth, Somerset


That continuous thing: artists and the ceramic studio 1920-today, Tate St Ives, St Ives, Cornwall. Also co-curator.


The British Art Show 8, Leeds City Art Gallery Koppe Astner, Glasgow
Linn Lühn, Dusseldorf

Potteries Thinkbelt, Rob Tufnell, London Studio Leigh, London 
‘Pool’, Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover

A merman I should turn to be, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London ‘Die Marmory Show’, Deborah Schamoni, Munich

You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows, Hollybush Gardens, London


British, British, Polish, Polish; British and Polish Art Since 1990, CCA, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw

Apparatus Criticus, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, May 18

A History of Inspiration, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
‘Hides on All Sides’, Torrance Shipman Gallery, Brooklyn

Hook, Line and Sinker: Contemporary Drawings from the Collection of Debra and Dennis Scholl, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno


Outrageous Fortune: Artists remake the Tarot, Focal Point Gallery and the Hayward Gallery

As Curator:

That continuous thing: artists and the ceramic studio 1920-today, Tate St Ives, St Ives, Cornwall. March-October 2017


Arts Council Collection, 2 works, 2016

Glasgow Museums Collection, 3 works, 2017

Victoria & Albert Museum, 2 works, 2018

Tate Collection, 2 works, 2019

Website: https://www.aaronangell.com/

Caterpillar engine 6 Anagama natural ash. Iron ‘Shigaraki’ body & limoges porcelain. Bidoro, yohen, kani-no-me 33 x 24 x 26 cm 2021
Pie #2 anagama natural ash Yohen, bidoro, tombo-no-me 28 x 15x 24 cm

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