James Rigler


Born in 1978, New Zealand

Lives and works in Glasgow


2007        MA Ceramics & Glass, Royal College of Art, London

2002        BA (Hons) 3D Crafts, University of Brighton, UK


Selected Shows



FORM, with The New Craftsmen & The Crafts Council UK, Miami, US

18 & Over, Marsden Woo Gallery, London

Ceramics & Stone, Pangolin Gallery, London



Contemporary British Ceramics, New Arts Centre, Roche Court, Wiltshire



Lyonesse, Marsden Woo Gallery, London (solo show)

Screen, Gate, Monument, British Ceramic Biennial, Stoke-on-Trent

At Every Fading of the Stars, Tramway, Glasgow (solo show)



Military Secret, London Design Festival at the V&A, London

European Ceramic Context, Bornholm, Denmark

Modern Masters, Chatsworth, Derbyshire



British Ceramic Biennial, Stoke-on-Trent

Sculptural Ceramics, Pangolin Gallery, London

The Fading City, Marsden Woo Gallery, London (solo show)

Perspectives- Patrons and Contemporary Objects, Contemporary Applied Arts, London



Jerwood Makers Open, The Jerwood Space, London and touring nationally

Room Service, Pollok House (National Trust for Scotland), Glasgow



2015        Hospitalfield Arts, Scotland

2013/14    Victoria & Albert Museum, London

2011        Cove Park, Argyle and Bute, Scotland

2007        International Ceramic Research Centre, Denmark



Visiting Lecturer Royal Danish Design School, University of Brighton, Royal College of Art, KHiO Oslo, Glasgow School of Art  

Ceramic Fabricator Clients include: David Shrigley, Pablo Bronstein, Studio Voltaire, Martin Smith, Simon Heijdens, Tatham O’Sullivan, The Modern Institute

Principal Model- and Mould-maker, Lamb’s Terracotta, Brighton, 2002-2005



Grand Prize for New Talent, European Ceramic Context Biennial, Denmark

Jerwood Makers Open 2012, London



The Victoria & Albert Museum

Brighton Art Gallery & Museum

Crafts Council UK

The Duke & Duchess of Devonshire