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Cher Shackleton CV

SOLO Exhibitions

2004               Nov Perth Studio Potters Cottesloe Wood fired , 4 kilns
2003 March, Gallows Gallery Mosman Park
1996 May; Teapot Exhibition, Guildford WA
1992 Graduate Exhibition
  Installation, 365 Raku Pots on the beach at Mosman Park WA

JOINT Exhibitions

2011               CAAWA2011SelectiveJuly,HeathcoteGallery. HighlyCommended
2011 Castaways,SculpturalExhibitionRockinghamWA.May
2011 Woodfire Tas 2011. Fifty Australian Wood firers Deloraine Tasmania April
2011 Vase Finder 2011 International Nevada USA. Honourable Mention (Robin Hopper Juror)
2010 POTober Demonstrators Exhibition Showcase Gallery Aberdeen St Perth (Oct)
2010 Annual CAAWA Selective. Central Gallery Institute of technology (July)
2010 Vase Finder 2010 International Nevada USA Honourable Mention
2009 Fremantle Contemporary Art Gallery, CAAWA annual selective Highly Commended
2009 Adagio Gallery, Sydney NSW Beyond the Nullabor July 2009
2008 SALUTE to Australian Ceramics, Fusion Gallery QLD October 17th
2008 CAAWA Annual Selective. Ellenbrook WA (Sept)
2008 Victoria Park Art Awards Western Australia Highly Commended
2008 Far Flung Exhibition 14th April Sturt Gallery Mittigong NSW
2008 Salt Soda Women and Wood, Kerrie Lowe Gallery Sydney NSW April
2007 Annual Selective CAAWA Gallows Gallery Judges Prize
2007 Vapour 1st National Soda Exhibition Gulgong NSW
2007 Perth Studio Potters Celebrating Our Past (50yrs) 16th March
2007 GVP, Perth ‘A Dash of Soda’ January 1 to 28th
2006 ‘Earthworks” Exhibition Kalgoorlie Mining Hall of Fame Sep
2006 Gallows Gallery CAAWA Annual Selective. June
2006 Skepsi on Swanston Melbourne Encrusted Australian Wood firers
2006 St Mary’s School. 85th Birthday Exhibition Perth
2005 ANU Delegates Exhibition
2005 Annual Selective CAAWA Gallows Gallery Mosman Park
2004 Gallows Gallery CAAWA Annual Selective July
2003 Perth Studio Potters Members Selective
2003 Gallows Gallery Mosman Park CAAWA Highly Commended
2002 Gallows Gallery Mosman Park CAAWA Highly Commended
2001 Past Members Exhibition Guildford Village Potters
2001 Perth Studio Potters Annual Selective
2001 Edge Gallery Denmark WA CAAWA Annual Selective
2001 274 Gallery Centrepiece, William St Perth Ceramic Study Group
2000 September Perth Studio Potters Annual Selective
1999 Fremantle Arts Centre July Ceramic Study Group
1999 Burswood Casino CAAWA Annual Selective
1998 Swan Valley GVP Spring in the Valley Acquisition Swan Valley Council
1996 August, 25th Anniversary Exhibition Marton New Zealand
1996 Capita Building Perth, Ceramic Study Group
1995 September, Spring in the Valley Guildford WA
1994 St Hilda’s Art Exhibition May
1992 Ceramic Study Group, Sandleford Winery ~ Showing Off Oct
1993 Annual Exhibition, South of the River Potters Club
1993 Bathers Beach Gallery Fremantle, Ceramic Study Group
1992 September, 6 x 6 Claremont School of Art
1992 Claremont School of Art Graduates Exhibition Nov
1982 Selective Exhibition Marton New Zealand


2011               “500 Series” Lark Books Raku
2010 Artist Chronicle April 2010
2009 Perth Studio Potters, the First 50 years
2008 Journal of Australian Ceramics 47#2
2007 Journal of Australian Ceramics 46
2006 Australian Ceramics
2002 Pottery in Australia Autumn
1998 Spring in the Valley Brochure 10 Oct
1998 West Australian Oct 9
1996 Wanganui Chronicle New Zealand Sept
1996 Hills Gazette June
1996 Echo, May
1996 Fremantle Herald WA
1995 West Australian ( Oct)
1994 West Australian Habitat, Interiors
1994 Arts Unlimited No 7
1994 A Spirited Place, Claremont School of Art
1993 Fremantle Herald
1993 Ceramic Review UK
1993 The Post WA (Oct)
1992 The Chronicle WA (Dec)



1971 – 1972 Scenery Painting  
    Western Australian Opera Company
1975 -1976 Fremantle Arts Centre WA  
    Oil Painting with Frank Wilkinson
1977 - 1979 Claremont School of the Arts WA
1979-1980 Rockingham TAFE WA Aleda Cook
    Pottery (introduction)  
1981 -1982 Marton Arts and Craft School New Zealand
1982 – 1983 Marton New Zealand  
    Pen and Wash Painting  
1981 – 1983 Marton Arts and Craft School New Zealand
    Ceramics with Gerry Giertchins  
1988 – 1991     Central Metropolitan Campus, (CMC) Perth WA
    Art and Design (ceramics)  
1991 -1992 Claremont School of the Art WA  
1993 -1993 Central Metropolitan Campus (CMC) Perth WA
    Business Studies  
1995 – 1997 West Coast TAFE WA  
    Kiln Building/Wood firing  
1997-1998 Manawatu New Zealand  
2004   John Curtin Fremantle WA  
    Digital Photography  
    Many Conferences and workshops in USA/Australia/NZ


2010   Coordinator POTober 3 day Ceramic Event, Central Institute of Technology WA
2010   Artist in Residence Central Institute of Technology Perth WA
2010 Aug Coordinator CAAWA Annual Selective Exhibition ( CIT)
2010   President Ceramic Arts Association of Western Australia
2010   Relief lecturer at CIT
2009   Casual Lecturer Central Institute Technology (CIT)
2009   President Ceramic Arts Association of Western Australia
2008   CAAWA Membership Secretary
2006   Exhibition Coordinator Earthworks Kalgoorlie Sept 15
2004/5/6 Ceramic teacher own studio
2005   CAAWA Exhibition Coordinator June
2004   Judge York Art and Craft Show Oct
2003 – 2005 President Perth Studio Potters WA
2002 /3/4– CAAWA Exhibition Coordinator Annual Selective
2002   CAAWA Committee Is The Dinner Party Dead
2001 – 2003    Perth Studio Potters Hon Treasurer
2001 – 2002 Judge Perth Royal Show
1999 – 2001 Workshop Coordinator Perth Studio Potters
1998 - 1999 9th National Ceramic Conference Committee ( Edge
1996   Selector Marton Annual Art Exhibition New Zealand
1995 – 1999 Pottery teacher, own studio, Fremantle and Mosman Park
1995 – 1997 Potters at Work, Founder, open studio Henry St Fremantle
1995 – 1999 Member Guildford Village Potters
1993 – 1997 South of the River Potters Secretary/ President
1995 – 1999 Member Guildford Village Potters
1993 1998 Member South of the River Potters Club.


Ceramic Arts Assoc of Western Australia (CAAWA) President

Perth Studio Potters (past President)

Member Australian Ceramic Association

Member Potters Association USA


My time is divided between my studio at home and my wood kiln in the south of Western Australia

Why do I pot ?

I just love it!