School of Art

Contact Details

School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

Tel: +44 (0)1970 622460

Fax: +44 (0)1970 622461


Display artist/maker:

Stephen Dixon

Born: 1957, UK, England, County Durham, Peterlee

Ceramicist. Dixon studied Fine Art at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (1976-80) and Ceramics at the Royal College of Art (1983-86). He has written and lectured widely, and his work appears in many public collections. He is now Professorial Research Fellow in Contemporary Crafts at Manchester School of Art. In 2000 he received an Arts Council ‘Year of the Artist’ award for a collaborative project with Amnesty International and Kosovar refugees and his politically engaged ceramic practice was the subject of a major solo exhibition, ‘The Sleep of Reason’, at Manchester Art Gallery in 2005.

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

Beyond the Stars C1704 Ceramics

Here There C1703 Ceramics

Old Crawlers C1706 Ceramics

Terra Australis C1705 Ceramics