Ruby Pilven

Handmade Porcelain Ceramics

Ruby Victoria Pilven

Born Ballarat
Lives and works in Ballarat, Victoria

Education  

Ballarat High School                                                                                                                                      2003-­2008                                                       Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Business                                                                                               2009 - 2013 (Monash University, Caulfield)
Masters of Teaching (Secondary)                                                                                                                  2016 - present (Federation University)

 

Exhibitions

VCE TOP ARTS, National Gallery of Victoria                                                                                                 2008
Next Generation exhibition, Art Gallery of Ballarat                                                                                        2008
The Flanagan Art Prize                                                                                                                                   2008 -­ 2011
Space 22 joint Exhibition                                                                                                                               2010 + 2011
"An intimate space for art from near and far”, Made Gallery                                                                        2010  
Clunes Ceramic Award Exhibition                                                                                                                 2010, 2011, 2013
“Over the Wall”, Monash University, Prato, Italy                                                                                           2010
“Print, Paper and Porcelain Exhibition”, Made Gallery                                                                                 2010
Odyssey Exhibition, Space 22                                                                                                                      2011
 Monash University Graduation Exhibition                                                                                                    2011
Entry 12 Exhibition Brunswick Arts                                                                                                               2012
“Threshold Projects”, Screen Space, Melbourne                                                                                         2012
“Threshold Projects”, Wallflower Photomedia Gallery, Mildura                                                                   2012
“Community & Context”, MADA Gallery, Melbourne, Caulfield                                                                   2013  
Ceramics Victoria, Just Because, Boxhill Community Arts Centre                                                          2013
Ceramics Victoria, Fresh Clay as part of Still Firing at 45” Exhibition                                                          2014
Stepping Up, Canberra                                                                                                                                 2015
Northcote Pottery SMALLpieces window display artist                                                                               2015       
Clunes Ceramic Award                                                                                                                                 2015
Clay- book launch and exhibition                                                                                                               2016
 

Awards

Studio Art Acquisition prize                                                                                                                         2007
Awarded Scholarship from Ladies Art Association                                                                                     2007
Awarded “Arts and Culture Award” in New Generation exhibition                                                             2008
Emerging Artist Award – Ceramic Clunes Exhibition                                                                                  2011
Rossdale Paper Award                                                                                                                               2011

 

Publications

Art work displayed on the front cover of the VCE and VCAL administrative handbook                           2008
The Australian Ceramics Journal edition 51 April                                                                                     2011
Monash University Grad Show Exhibition catalogue                                                                                2011
1000 Beads (International publication)                                                                                                      2014
Clay Contemporary Ceramic Artisans by Amber Cresswell Bell                                                               2016

 

Membership
The Australian Ceramics Association                                                                                                       2013-present
 

Collaborations
Radical yes shoes                                                                                                                                    2015
National Gallery of Victoria - NGV Design store
Masterpieces from the Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine the Great                                                  2015
Anthropologie                                                                                                                                          2015 - present