Centre for Fine Print Research University of the West of England Centre for Fine Print Research

Dr Tavs Jorgensen

Professional Practice


Selected Exhibitions (since 2004):

Tablet Talk, Port Elliot Festival, July 2017
Modern Masters, Munich International Trade Fair, March 2017
Pour Me, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Devon March-May 2017
The Emerging and the Established 2, Christies, London, Jan 2017
The Emerging and the Established, Christies, London, Jan 2016
Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven, Oct 2015
Hybrid Craft, SIGGRAPH 2015, LA Convention Centre, Los Angeles, US, Aug 2015 Collect, The Saachi Gallery, London, UK, May 2015
Salone de Mobile, Milan, April 2015
Envelope, Peninsula Arts Gallery, University of Plymouth, March 2015
British Design: from William Morris to the Digital Revolution, Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Russia, Oct 2014
Future Heritage, Decorex, Sion Park, London, Sep 2014
All Makers Now? Trelissick House, Falmouth, July 2014
Collect, The Saachi Gallery, London, UK, May 2014
Autonomatic At Making Futures, Mount Edgcombe, Plymouth, Sep 2013
Critic’s Secret, The Mall Gallery, London, UK, June 2013
Collect, The Saachi Gallery, London, UK, May 2013
Best of British, Crafts Council UK, Lancaster House, London, May 2013
Collect, The Saachi Gallery, London, UK, May 2012
Tool at Hand, Milwaukee Art Gallery, US, Dec 2011
Cast in Form, Galerie Handwerk, Munich, Germany, Dec 2011
Craft Code 011 – New ways of making, The Wills Lane Gallery, UK Sep 2011
One Liner, Crafts Council, UK, web feature, Oct 2010
Lab Craft, Tent London, London Design Festival, Sep 2010
Kilkenny Arts Festival, Ireland, Aug 2010
Indside Out, Object Gallery, Sydney, Australia, June 2010
Purposes of Drawing, Cube3, Plymouth, UK, June 2010
DRAW, Gulbenkian Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, May 2010
Know How, Tallinn, Estonian, Nov 2009 – Feb 2010
Non object ive, Lotz Design Festival, Poland, Oct 2009
Museum of Art and Design, New York, USA, May - Sep 2009
From virtual line to Physical Form, Wills Lane Gallery, St. Ives, UK, March April 2009
Treasury of Digital Form, Galerie Handwerk, Munich, Germany, Sep – Oct 2008
Making it Digital, Hidden Art London, Broadway Market, London, Dec 2008
Autonomatic @ Networks of Design conference, The Poly, Falmouth, UK Sep 2008
Aspects, Strand Gallery, Aldeburgh, UK June –July 2008
Object Factory, Gardiner Museum, Toronto, Canada, May-July 2008
Bombay Sapphire Glass Award 2008, Superstudio Piu, Milan, Italy, May 2008
The Art of Dansk, The Chelsea Art Gallery, New York, USA Oct 2007
Line, Love and Landscape, The Wills Lane Gallery, St. Ives, UK, Sep –Oct 2007
New Craft Future Voices Conference, Dundee, Scotland, July – Aug 2007
Firing Thoughts, MMU Manchester, May - Oct 2007
Interface, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracy, UK, Sep - Oct 2006
Perimeters, Boundaries and Borders, Citylab (F.City), Lancaster, UK Sep – Oct 2006
Dartington Cider Press Centre, Dartington, UK, March 2006
Sydney Myer’s International Ceramic Award, Shepparton, Australia, Feb-April 2006
Connectivity Project, Challenging Crafts Conference, Aberdeen, UK, Sep 2004

Awards and Esteem:

The Craft Skills Spotlight Award 2013, (Autonomatic Research Group)
Glass Bowl acquired for Crafts Council’s permanent collection 2013
Member of the European Academy of Design 2013
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy 2009
Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufacture and Commerce, (RSA) 2008
Finalist of the Bombay Sapphire Glass Design Award 2008
Mentor on the Crafts Council funded Re-Route Scheme 2008
Arts Council England (South West Region), major development grant, 2005
Winner of the ceramic and glass category of the 2000 Peugeot Design Award