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Angie Thirkell


Angie Thirkell was born and raised in Zimbabwe.

She graduated with a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Cape Town, then spent the next 20 years working in IT in Cape Town, London & Philadelphia. Her travels also included working and living in France.

Once her children were older she decided to retrain in Ceramics, graduating with a BA (Hons) from Bucks New University.

After a number of years making and teaching ceramics she was accepted at Central Saint Martins in London to do a Masters in Ceramic Design.

Whilst studying there she was nominated for the prestigious Nova Award.

 Angie has shown and sold her work at:

  • Kaleidoscope 22 at Tom Dixon Showroom, New York

  • OM Yoga Show, Alexandra Palace, London

  • Mind, Body & Spirit Festival, Chelmsford

  • Central St. Martins Degree Show, London

  • British Museum, London - Grenville Room Shop

  • Designer Crafts at the Mall, Mall Galleries & Shop, London

  • New Designers, Business Design Centre, Islington, London

  • Cecilia Coleman Gallery, St John’s Wood, London

  • Parallax Art Fair, Chelsea Town Hall, London

  • Handmade in Britain, Chelsea Town Hall, London

  • The Islington Contemporary Art Fair, Candid Galleries, London

  • Ingleby Gallery, Derbyshire  

  • British Craft & Trade Fair, Harrogate

  • Art in Clay, Hatfield House, Hertfordshire

  • Open Studios, Bucks Visual Artists, Buckinghamshire

  • National Centre for Craft & Design, Lincolnshire

  • According to McGee, New Visual Exhibition, York

  • FRESH, British Ceramics Biennial, Spode Factory, Stoke

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