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Rachel Hoyle


Designer, maker and educator.


•Association with Cavaliero Finn Gallery, London, since 2018
•Established Hoyle Ceramics, July 2017.
•Potclays Graduate Award Masters, 2017, for ‘demonstrating exceptional skill and concept and a thorough understanding of the material’.
•Fresh Graduate Exhibition & Competition, British Ceramics Biennial 2017. Spode, Stoke on Trent.
•London Design Festival 2016 & 2018 at Interior Design concept store Mint and Dulwich Festival.
•Future Lights; Ceramics and Its Dimensions- ceramics ambassadorship competition, 2016. Fiskars Village, Finland.
•Shelley Group Award for ceramics, 2015.
•One Man´s Vision project, Henshaw´s Society for Blind People. Salford Museum & Art Gallery ceramic sculpture commission, 2014.
•Solo exhibition of ceramics, The Atkinson Art Gallery, 2003.
•Award for ´Best work at a small scale´ Mackinnon & Saunders, BA degree show, 2002.


Lecturer | UAL Foundation Diploma Art & Design | Manchester Metropolitan University | Sept 2021- present
•Planning, development, delivery and assessment of design coursework and course recruitment.

Part-time Lecturer | Art & Design Foundation | Staffordshire University | 2018 to 2021
•Planning, development, delivery and assessment of design coursework and course recruitment.

Associate Artist | British Ceramics Biennial | Sept 2015 to present
•Planning and delivery of educational workshops in Stoke-on-Trent schools, community, and industry settings.
•Volunteer Front of House, exhibition invigilation and assistant curator.

Ceramics Designer Maker | Hoyle Ceramics | Jul 2017 to present
3D Designer and maker specialising in contemporary ceramics.


Staffordshire University | Master of Arts Ceramic Design | 2017

University of Lancaster, Blackpool & The Fylde College | Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). Post Compulsory Art & Design | 2006

Manchester Metropolitan University | Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honours Three-Dimensional Design | 2002


Full DBS Certificate with annual renewal (Disclosure and Barring Service)
CPD training in the following: Safeguarding, Fire Safety, Health & Safety at work, GDPR, Prevent of Duty, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion. Health, Safety & Wellbeing.