Patricia
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education: 
1985-87 : Middlesex Polytechnic Foundation Course & Three-Dimensional Design
1987-89 : Bath College of Higher Education (Bath Spa University) (BA Ceramics)
awards(s): 
2007 : ING "Discerning Eye" Exhibition, Mall Gallery, London - Regional Winner
Shortlisted : 'Brian Mercer Bronze Casting Residency' Italy by the Royal British Society of Sculptors
exhibition(s): 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS :
2022 : "Cornucopia - Patricia Volk", One Canada Square, London
2021 : "Construction", Pangolin London, UK
2020 : Henry Saywell, London
2019 & 2017 : Arundel Contemporary, Arundel
2018 : Kobi & Teal, Frome
2018 : Oink Gallery, Swindon
2017 : Chapel Arts, Cheltenham
2015 : William Benington Gallery Sculptural at Coombe Trenchard
2015 : Chapel Lane Gallery, Tunbridge Wells
2014 : The Art Room, Topsham, Devon
2014 : New Craftsman Gallery, St. Ives
1997 : Fine Arts, Bath
1997 : Bohun Gallery, Henley-on-Thames
1996 : The Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS (FROM 2018)
2022 : "No Woman Is An Island", The Vanner Gallery, London, UK
2022 : "Together We Rise", Royal Society of Sculptors, Chichester Cathedral, UK
2022 : "Ceramic Windows : Curves and form", Pangolin London, UK
2021 : "Craving color", Pangolin London, UK
2020 & 2018: RWA Open, Bristol
Bath Schools of Art & Design, Bath Spa University, Alumni Show, Locksbrook Campus, Bath
Royal West of England Academy, (shortlisted Academician Candidates Show), Bristol
RWA Sculpture Open Exhibition, Bristol
Blackwater Gallery, Cardiff
Creative Wiltshire, A Celebration of Art, Salisbury Museum, Salisbury
Sheridan Russell Gallery, Various Art Fairs, London
2020, 2019 & 2018: Beukenhof Pheonix, Belgium
2020, 2019 & 2018: The Garden Gallery, Hampshire
2020, 2019 & 2018: Hannah Peschar Gallery, Surrey
2020, 2019 & 2018: Arundel Contemporary, Arundel, Sussex
2018 : Affordable Art Fair Brussels, Hampstead & Battersea
2018 : VJB Arts in the Atrium of 10 Gresham Street, London
2018 : Urchfont Manor, Wiltshire, ‘Art in the Garden’ organised by The Friends of the Garden
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS (UNTIL 2017)
2017 - 2011: Beukenhof Pheonix, Belgium (every year)
2017 - 2005: The Garden Gallery, Hampshire (every year)
2017 - 1990: Hannah Peschar Gallery, Surrey (every year)
2017: Arundel Contemporary, Arundel, Sussex
Cavaliero Finn, Dulwich & Somerset & Royal Society of Sculptors, London
The London Group Open, The Cello Factory, London
‘From Where I’m Standing’, Swindon Museum &Art Gallery
‘Discerning Eye Winners’ Exhibition, Temple Church, London
2016 & 2012: Doddington Hall & Gardens, Lincoln
2012 & 2016 : Tarpey Gallery, Derby
2014 & 2016 : Lemon Street Gallery, Withiel, Truro
2012, 2013 & 2015 : William Benington Gallery Sculptural at Coombe Trenchard
The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle: ‘Gravity’ (Special Exhibition)
Denise Yapp Contemporary Art, Monmouth
Bohun Gallery, Henley on Thames (Regular exhibitor)
2013 & 2011: Ceramic Art London
2017, 2013, 2011 & 2009: Quenington Sculpture Trust Fresh Air
2016, 2010, 2009, 2008 & 2007: RWA Open, Bristol
Sculpt Gallery, Essex
Rococo Gardens, Painswick (Commissioned Artist)
Shirley Crowther Fine Art
View Art Gallery, Bristol
2008 & 2006: Chichester Cathedral, Sculpture in Paradise
The Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park, N.Yorkshire
18@108 Royal British Society of Sculptors, London
The Martin Tinney Gallery, Cardiff
ING Discerning Eye* (*Specially Selected Artist)
Eye to Eye, Cork Street, London
The Scottish Gallery
COLLECTIONS :
Lord Carrington, Sir John Mortimer, Damon de Laszlo, Simon Relph CBE, Lady Osborne, Robert Race, Priory Hotel, Bath, British Consul, Ivory Coast, Anthony Horowitz, Mary Portas, Swindon Museum & Art Gallery
PUBLICATIONS :
50 Women Sculptors (Aurora Metro Publications)
Ceramic Review (feature Inspiration: Sculpture Vultures- Elaine Bolt - Issue 306)
MADE IN BED magazine an independently run publication produced by the students of Sotheby's Institute of Art
The FLUX Feview (Feature Article - Edition 3)
Artist Talk Magazine (feature article - issue 3)
Art Maze Mag (feature article – issue 1)
Ceramic Review (feature article - issue 282)
The New Age of Ceramics by Hannah Stouffer (Gingko Press Inc.)
Contemporary Ceramics ­International Perspective by Emmanuel Cooper (Thames & Hudson)
Ceramics for Garden and Landscapes ed. Karin Hessenberg (A&C Black, London, 2000).
Creative Ideas for Small Gardens by Anthony Paul (HarperCollins);
Classic Garden Features by David Stuart (Conran Octopus);
The Garden Sanctuary by Keith Mitchell (Hamlyn);
The Sculptor's Bible by John Plowman (KP Books);
The Sculpting Techniques Bible ed. Claire Waite Brown (Chartswell Books Inc).
Ceramic Design Course by Anthony Quinn (Barron's)
COMMISSIONS :
2019 : Commissioned to create a new on-screen ident for ITV as part of the prestigious ‘ITV Creates’ project
1999: Work selected as Southern Arts Prize by Beckett biographer James Knowlson (winner of Southern Arts Literary Award 1999, for his book, Damned to Fame: A Life of Samuel Beckett.)
1998: Audience and Muse, Brewhouse Art Centre, Taunton
1997: The Water Deities, ArtSway, Sway, Hampshire (garden designer: Cleve West)