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Les Blakebrough

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Les Blakebrough

Les Blakebrough

Adjunct Associate Professor
Art | School of Creative Arts

Centre for the Arts, Hobart CBD Campuses

+61 3 6226 4300 (phone)

+61 3 6226 4308 (fax)

L.Blakebrough@utas.edu.au

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Expertise

Les Blakebrough's research interests involve ceramic raw materials and relating industrial processes to small studio practice.

Fields of Research

  • Crafts (190501)
  • Fine Arts (incl. Sculpture and Painting) (190502)
  • Design Innovation (120302)
  • Ceramics (091201)
  • Visual Arts and Crafts (190599)
  • Flexible Manufacturing Systems (091002)
  • Manufacturing Engineering (091099)

Research Objectives

  • The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft) (950104)
  • Arts and Leisure (950199)
  • Ceramics, Glass and Industrial Mineral Products (861099)
  • Ceramics (861002)
  • Measurement Standards and Calibration Services (910599)
  • Construction (879999)
  • Recreation (950103)
  • Clay Products (861003)
  • Stone, Ceramics and Clay Materials (870304)

Publications

Total publications

32

Journal Article

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
1998Blakebrough L, Smith PG, 'Fast Production in the Studio', Ceramics TECHNICAL, (7) pp. 25-35. ISSN 1324-4175 (1998) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Smith PG

Working Model, Technical Drawing

(1 outputs)
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2001Blakebrough L, 'Southern Ice Porcelain Clay, 2001', Clayworks, Bendigo (2001) [Working Model]

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Major Creative Work

(24 outputs)
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2009Blakebrough L, 'New Porcelain', BMG Art, Adelaide (2009) [Published Creative Work]

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2007Blakebrough L, 'recent porcelain by Australian ceramic artist Les Blakebourgh', Primavera, Cambridge, UK (2007) [Published Creative Work]

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2007Blakebrough L, 'Smart works', Powerhouse Museum, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney (2007) [Published Creative Work]

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2006Blakebrough L, 'Les Blakebrough: Ceramics', touring various galleries (2006) [Published Creative Work]

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2006Blakebrough L, 'The New Porcelain', Beaver Galleries, Canberra (2006) [Published Creative Work]

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2006Blakebrough L, 'Surface Connections', Manningham Gallery, Doncaster, Victoria, pp. 1 (2006) [Published Creative Work]

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2006Blakebrough L, 'The New Porcelain', Bett Gallery, Hobart (2006) [Published Creative Work]

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2006Blakebrough L, 'Jar, 1975', National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, pp. 1 (2006) [Published Creative Work]

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2005Blakebrough L, 'The New Porcelain: the work of Les Blakeborough', Sabbia Gallery, Surry Hills NSW (2005) [Published Creative Work]

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2005Holmes JH, Blakebrough L, 'Flora Tasmanica', Plimsoll Gallery, Uni of Tasmania & Southern Ice, Plimsoll Gallery, Uni of Tasmania & Southern Ice, pp. 40 (2005) [Curated Exhibition]

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2004Blakebrough L, 'Large Covered Pot; Southern Ice; Tea Set', Newcastle Region Art Gallery, Newcastle, pp. 3 (2004) [Published Creative Work]

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2004Blakebrough L, 'Forest Floor series', Various - touring interstate, Various, pp. 1 (2004) [Published Creative Work]

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2001Blakebrough L, 'Les Blakebrough: Ceramics', Beaver Galleries, ACT, Canberra (2001) [Other Exhibition]

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2000Blakebrough L, 'Porcelain Objects', BMG Art, Adelaide (2000) [Other Exhibition]

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2000Blakebrough L, 'Southern Ice', Sturt Gallery, Mittagong (2000) [Other Exhibition]

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1999Blakebrough L, 'Contemporary Australian Craft', Power House Museum, Sydney, Sydney, NSW & Sapporo, Japan, pp. 120 (1999) [Recorded Creative Work]

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1999Blakebrough L, 'Mapping Identity', Object Gallery, Customs House, Sydney, NSW, Sydney, pp. 20 (1999) [Recorded Creative Work]

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1998Blakebrough L, 'Sydney Myer Fund: 1998 International Ceramics Award', Shepparton Art Gallery, Shepparton, pp. 36 (1998) [Recorded Creative Work]

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1998Blakebrough L, 'Les Blakebrough BMG Art', BMG ART, Adelaide, pp. 2 (1998) [Other Exhibition]

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1998Blakebrough L, 'Les Blakebrough Ceramic Art', Ceramic Art Gallery, Sydney, pp. 2 (1998) [Other Exhibition]

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1998Blakebrough L, 'The Great Australian Teapot', Distelfink Gallery, Melbourne, pp. 2 (1998) [Recorded Creative Work]

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1996Smith PG, Blakebrough L, 'Wavelengths', Entrepot Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart, pp. 4 (1996) [Recorded Creative Work]

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1995Blakebrough L, 'Southern Ice', Ceramic Art Gallery, Sydney, pp. 4 (1995) [Recorded Creative Work]

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1995Blakebrough L, Jenyns L, 'Delinquent Angels: Australian Historical, Aboriginal and Contemporary Ceramics', Museo Internazionale Delle Ceramiche, Faenza, Faenza, Italy, pp. 136 (1995) [Recorded Creative Work]

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Co-authors: Jenyns L

Other Creative Work

(2 outputs)
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2006Blakebrough L, 'The 25th Gold Coast International Ceramic Art Award', Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Gold Coast , pp. 1 (2006) [Representation of Original Art]

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2001Blakebrough L, 'Response to the Island', Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, pp. 6 (2001) [Representation of Original Art]

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Other Public Output

(4 outputs)
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2008Blakebrough L, 'Finalist, Australian of the Year Awards' (2008) [Award]

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2005Blakebrough L, 'Les Blakebrough: Ceramics', Les Blakebrough: Ceramics, Craftsman House, Fishermans Bend (2005) [Award]

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1996Blakebrough L, 'Newcastle Ceramic Purchase Award', Newcastle Ceramic Purchase Award, Newcastle Regional Art Gallery, Newcastle (1996) [Award]

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1995Jenyns L, Blakebrough L, 'Myer Foundation Invitation Ceramic Award', Myer Foundation Invitation Ceramic Award, Shepparton Art Gallery, Shepparton (1995) [Award]

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Co-authors: Jenyns L

Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

9

Total funding

$366,407

Projects

Slip-Trailing Large-Scale Porcelain Forms: A Radical Experimental Model Utilising the Principle of Foucault's Pendulum (2005)$11,000
Funding
University of Tasmania ($11,000)
Scheme
Grant-Institutional Research Scheme
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Frankham NH; Blakebrough L
Year
2005
Est. of Southern Ice Porcelain/L Black Contract (2001)$5,000
Funding
University of Tasmania ($5,000)
Scheme
Licence
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Blakebrough L
Year
2001
Commercial Development of a High Quality Australian Porcelain Clay (1999)$8,000
Funding
Australian Research Council ($8,000)
Scheme
Grant-Small
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Blakebrough L
Year
1999
Fast, Flexible, Production System for Ceramic Craft Based Industry (1998 - 2000)$95,466
Funding
Australian Research Council ($95,466)
Scheme
Grant-Large
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Blakebrough L; Smith PG
Period
1998 - 2000
Grant Reference
A59800937
Production system for ceramic craft based industry (1996 - 1997)$27,000
Funding
Australian Research Council ($27,000)
Scheme
Grant-Small
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Blakebrough L
Period
1996 - 1997
Production systems for small scale ceramic industries (1995 - 1997)$153,941
Funding
Australian Research Council ($153,941)
Scheme
Grant-Large
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Blakebrough L; Smith PG
Period
1995 - 1997
Grant Reference
A59532516
Develop a liquid slip casting porcelain clay for use in small craft-based industry, plus colouring process using nitrates-chlorides (1995)$12,000
Funding
Australian Research Council ($12,000)
Scheme
Grant-Small
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Blakebrough L
Year
1995
Testing a new concept in ceramic kiln design: the wrap around kiln of flexible capacity (1992 - 1993)$50,000
Funding
Australian Research Council ($50,000)
Scheme
Grant-Large
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Blakebrough L; Doe PE
Period
1992 - 1993
Grant Reference
A59131506
Houston Residency (1991)$4,000
Funding
Arts Tasmania ($4,000)
Scheme
Grant-Cultural Exchange
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Blakebrough L
Year
1991