Curriculum Vitae – John Ullinger



Date of birth            18 January 1960

Drivers License            Australian and British A class

Tertiary Education

1995-97            Master of Arts Degree Ceramic Design for Production

Staffordshire University England

1983-86      Bachelor of Design (Ceramics and Glass)

South Australian College of Advanced Education (now UniSA) South Australia

Other Education

2003   Anatomy units A and B

South Australian College of Health Education

1994     Part time study towards Graduate Diploma of Education. Obtained units in Teaching Methods and Psychology.

1988-90          Life Classes with Rod Taylor Adelaide Central School of Art South Australia

Professional Development

2009        Major Studio Refurbishment and upgrade Mile End, South Australia

Creation of

2008 Studio Tennant The Pilgrimage Centre Loch Lomond , Scotland

2003-present            Maintained home based studio Mile End South Australia

1999-2002                Studio Tenant Jamfactory Craft and Design Inc Morphett St Adelaide

Jamfactory is an internationally

renowned  provider of workspace and

training for elite craftspeople

2000-2001            Ran approximately 30 sculpture workshops for   pre school children (making clay animals) Adelaide

South Australia

1997-98       Working under the Ullinger Design Label

Worked on product development with Park Rose and Hornsea potteries in Yorkshire England

Part – time sales assistant in the China and glass

Department of Allders department store in Leeds England

1996 Aug – Sept          Designer Model Maker   Student placement

Josiah Wedgwood and Son Barlaston England

1994-95         Lecturer in Art and Design (Ceramics) Kalgoorlie College Western Australia

Full time teaching

1993   Lecturer in Art and Design(Ceramics) Perth College of TAFE

Full time invovement in the education of aspiring professional ceramists at a tertiary level

1987-93   Self employed Artist Craftsman

Design manufacture and marketing of ceramic tableware and artware, paintings and sculpture

1990-92  Part time Lecturer in ceramic technology University of South Australia

Extensive research and teaching of ceramic

Technology relating to art and design

1989-91      Artist in residence Payneham City Council Community teaching experience

1987-88     Tenant  The Jam Factory Craft Workshops Payneham Rd Adelaide South Australia

The Jam Factory is an internationally reknowned

Provider of workspace and training to elite craftspeople

1986  Part time lecturer (Ceramics) South Australian College of Advanced Education Underdale Campus

1983   Production pottery thrower Old Clarendon Crafts

Clarendon  South Australia

1982   Production Pottery Goldfield Crafts Ballarat  Victoria

1981-82 Trainee Potter Joan Campbell’s Potters workshop Bathers Beach Fremantle Western Australia

1979-80   Clay worker Paper Collar Clay Company Borden  Western Australia

Mining and manufacture of clay bodies

Other employment and experience

1999- Present   Stay at home Dad. My wife Nicola works full time as a surgeon and I am the primary carer for my two children Eva and Samson

1994-95  In Kalgoorlie I coordinated and maintained a distance learning program (Outreach) that involved providing teaching materials and learning assistance to people in the AustralianOutback. This involved the production of instructional videos.

Other        Barman / Manager, Farmhand, Bottle shop attendant/Manager, Paving Hand

Solo Exhibitions

2011            Studio Exhibition Lurline St, Mile End

2008         Studio Exhibition Lurline St , Mile End

Helensburgh Earthenware Hill House Helensburgh Scotland

2003   Studio Exhibition Rose St Mile End

2003   John Ullinger The Atrium Jamfactory South Australia

2001     Out of the Circle Artspace, Adelaide Festival Centre, South Australia

1994    The Universal Bowl Goldfields Art Centre Kalgoorlie Western Australia

1993    John Ullinger Greenaway Art Gallery Adelaide South Australia

1992  Male and Self –Drawings and writings The Exeter Hotel The Adelaide Fringe Festival Adelaide South Australia

1990   Ancient Modern Pottery Anima Gallery Adelaide South Australia

1998   Ceramics by John Ullinger Artzone Adelaide South Australia

Group Exhibitions

2010            South Australian Ceramic Award Adelaide Central Gallery Norwood South Australia

“Gallery Bound” Hamra Centre Gallery City of West Torrens South Australia

2001    Jamfactory Ceramics Studio Exhibition Salisbury City Council Gallery South Australia

2000  Jamfactory Christmas Exhibition Jamfactory Adelaide South Australia

1999   Off White The JamFactory Gallery Adelaide South Australia

1997  Jovem International Design Competition Lisbon Portugal

Young Designers London Design Centre London  England

Staffordshire University MA Graduate Exhibition Royal Doulton Pottery Staffordshire England

1994  City of Kalgoorlie – Boulder Art Prize Exhibition, Kalgoorlie Western Australia

Esperance Art Prize Exhibition Esperance Western Australia

1993            Australian Customs Service Art Award Customs House Fremantle Western Australia

1993            Gallery East Claremont Western Australia

National Craft Award Exhibition Crafts Council of NT Northern Territory

New Collectibles Gallery East Fremantle Western Australia

1992     Shift Greenhill Art Gallery Adelaide South Australia

1988   Adelaide Festival Fringe Exhibition New Large Gallery Living Arts Centre Adelaide South Australia

The Christmas Exhibition The Jam Factory Payneham South Australia

1987 Recent Works John Ullinger, Scott Chaseling and Peter Pfieler The Bull Ring The Jam Factory Payneham

South Australia

1987   Craft Aquisitive Exhibition The Queen Victoria and Albert Museum and Art Gallery Launceston Tasmania

1986  Thinking in Clay The Contemporary Art Centre Adelaide South Australia

1985   Dreams of Apocolypse and Utopia The Come Out Festival Bonython Meadmore Gallery Adelaide South Australia

1984            Fresh Cut Experimental Art Foundation Adelaide South Australia

Extra Dimensions The Royal Art Society Adelaide South Australia


1995            Travel Grant The Visual Arts and Crafts Board of the Australia Council

1992            Development Grant South Australian Department of the Arts and Cultural Development

Public Collections

1993            Artbank Australia

Symposia, Conferences

2010- present        Member of steering committee for Australian Ceramics Trienale  Adelaide 2012

2009            Attended Australian Ceramics Trienale Sydney Australia

2000   Designing Minds Speaker   UniSA Craft Design and Industry

Delivered a paper “ Ceramic tableware design in industry An international perspective”

1997 Aug – Sept      Representing Staffordshire University Jovem International Design Competition and Workshop

Cencal School of Ceramics Caldas de Rainha Portugal

1985     Attended National Ceramics Conference Melbourne Australia

1982   Attended National Ceramics Conference Adelaide Australia