Kyle Ramsey Greater London, United Kingdom
Originally from West Cornwall, I moved to London to pursue my creative studies at UAL Camberwell College of Arts where I developed his practice as a visual artist, working with different mediums such as wood, concrete, and also confectionery. Recently after graduating in 2018, I have been working in ceramics, plaster, and bronze, producing work from a studio based in South East London.
My current work reflects the move I took from growing up in a rural setting, to then living in a more municipal environment. I look towards contemporary archaeology to create responsive objects which tell a tale of the object which has inspired it, I'm particularly interested in the concept of bootlegging objects, how a material can be bastardized to create an object which wouldn't have suited its creator's desire. I'm exploring infrastructure and communication in relation to archaeological findings as a way to display work, almost like a museum. I mainly work with the constraints of clay as it allows me to experiment with a material heavily associated with the beginnings of civilizations and systems.
Kyle Ramsey (b. 1996, UK) Education Truro College, Foundation Diploma in Art and Design 2015 Camberwell College of Arts, Bachelor Degree in Three-Dimensional Design 2018 Professional Experience 2018 China-UK Beijing Winter Olympic Ceramic Design Exchange, Honav and British Ceramic Biennial, Beijing/Jingdezhen, China 2019 The Kiln Rooms Work Exchange, London Exhibitions 2017 Camberwell Cookbook, Beckenham Place Park, London 2018 Interim Show, Wilson Road, London 2018 LOOK SHOP PIT STOP, Cycle PS, London 2018 Undergraduate Degree Show, Camberwell College of Arts, London 2018 New Designers, Business Design Centre, London 2018 Tech Your Time Pres. SLIP, Beach Blanket Babylon, London 2019 Rising Stars 2019, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham 2019 Underground On The Up, The Silver Building, London 2019 Liki Bebé, The Five Bells, London 2019 British Ceramic Biennial, The China Hall, Stoke-en-Trent Bibliography Mercedes, Loula: “In conversation with: BA 3D Design student Kyle Ramsey”, Camberwell College of Arts Blog, 3 July 2018 Freeborn, Gavin: “Life After UAL: Ceramicist Kyle Ramsey”, Chelsea College of Arts Blog, 18 December 2018 Comam, Mihaela: “Kyle Ramsey”, Rising Stars 2019 Catalogues, 2 March 2019