Alan Watt


Diploma of Art (Ceramics), 1966, and Post Graduate Fellowship 1974, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Vic.

Related professional experience
Lecturer Ceramics, State College of Victoria, Melbourne, Vic. 1964–78.
Head of Ceramics, Canberra School of Art, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 1979–98.

Selected solo exhibitions
The Craft Centre, Melbourne, Vic., 1976; Clive Parry Galleries, Melbourne, Vic., 1977; Narek Gallery, Canberra, ACT, 1977; Cooks Hill Gallery, Newcastle, NSW, 1983; Devise Gallery, Melbourne, Vic., 1985; Meridian Gallery, Melbourne, Vic., 1991; Ceramic Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW, 1994; Dick Bett Gallery, Hobart, Tas., 1995; Narek Gallery, Canberra, ACT, 1995; Craft Council of Northern Territory Gallery, Darwin, NT, 1996; Artworks Gallery, Nungurner, Vic., 1996; Distelfink Gallery, Melbourne, Vic., 1997; Atrium Gallery, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, 1997; Gallery Maronie, Kyoto, Japan, 1997; Narek Gallery, Canberra, ACT, 1998; European Ceramics Gallery, Knaresborough, UK, 1998. Composite of Opposites, Drill Hall Gallery, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 2001 (with Janet De Boos).

Selected group exhibitions
Concorso Internazionale della Ceramica d’Arte, Palazzo delle Esposizione, Faenza, Italy, 1979, 1983, 1988; Contemporary Australian Ceramics, touring exhibition in USA, Canada and SE Asia, 1983–85; Impulse and Form: Object makers and the Australian experience, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA, 1985; 3rd International Ceramic Competition, Sopot, Poland, 1992; Mornington Peninsula Arts Centre, Mornington, Vic., 1996; 5th Triennial Exhibition of Small Ceramics, Zagreb, Croatia, 1997; Nature as Object: Craft and design from Japan, Finland and Australia: The Third Australian International Crafts Triennial; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA, 1998; The Language of Clay, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA, 1999; Arts Scotland, Scottish Royal Academy, Edinburgh, UK, 1999; Contemporary International Ceramics, Cordoba, Spain, 2000; Contemporary Australian Ceramics, Hong Kong, PRC, 2000; International Academy of Ceramics Exhibition, Chosun Royal Kiln Museum, Korea, 2001; SOFA (Narek Gallery), Navy Pier, Chicago, Il, USA, 2001.

Public collections (Australia)
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, SA; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA; Australian National University, Canberra, ACT; Box Hill Town Hall Collection, Melbourne, Vic.; Canberra Museum and Art Gallery, Canberra, ACT; Castlemaine Art Gallery, Castlemaine, Vic.; City of Caulfield Art Centre, Melbourne, Vic.; City of Fremantle, Fremantle, WA; Devonport Gallery, Devonport, Tas.; Geelong Art Gallery, Geelong, Vic.; La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic.; La Trobe Valley Regional Art Gallery Morwell, Vic.; Manly Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW; McClelland Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, Langwarrin, Vic.; Melbourne University, Melbourne, Vic.; Monash University, Melbourne, Vic.; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Vic.; Parliament House, Canberra, ACT; Newcastle Region Art Gallery, Newcastle, NSW; Orange Regional Gallery, Orange, NSW; Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, NSW; Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, Tas.; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Qld; Shepparton Art Gallery, Shepparton, Vic.; Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Tas.; University of Canberra, Canberra, ACT; University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tas.; Victorian State Craft Collection, Melbourne, Vic.

Public collections (international)
Auckland Museum, Auckland, New Zealand; Keramion Ceramics Museum, Frechen, Germany; Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand; Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park Museum, Shigaraki, Japan; World Ceramic Centre, Ichon, Korea.