Kim is trained as a ceramic designer her work encompasses ideas based around weight, physical presence and scale.
Interested in how we react and interact with spaces and forms particularly within an exterior context


MA Design Ceramics, Furniture, Jewellery. Specialising in Ceramics.
Central Saint Martins 2009-2011
BA Hons Three Dimensional Design Ceramics. Surrey Institute of Art and Design 1993-1996
Art Foundation, Oxford Brookes University, 1992-1993


Crafts Council Hothouse 3 programme South West Cohort, partnered with the University of Plymouth and the Devon Guild of Craftsmen January- June 2013
Buddy Laura Ellen Bacon
Mentor Frances Lord

Crafts Council Hothouse buddy to Louisa Finch, Spring-Summer 2014

Solo Exhibitions

10days Chalk, Winchester Art Biennial October-November 2015

Siobhan Davies Dance, Human Nature- the growing season
Exhibition Lines, Levels, Layers June-September 2014

Exhibitions and Shows

Pangolin gallery window, Kings Cross, London, January-February 2017

Craftsmanship alone is not enough: 100 years of Ceramics at Central Saint Martins,
Lethaby Gallery, Central Saint Martins, Kings Cross, London, January-February 2017

Group exhibition showing at
Old Fire Station, Oxford, January-March 2017 Leyden Gallery, London, October 2016

Perpendicular exhibiting at Arthouse1, Bermondsey, London October-November 2014

Milan Furniture Fair with Designersblock, Museum of Science and Technology, April 2012

British Ceramics Biennial, Re-Fresh, Stoke On Trent, September-November 2011

Designersblock, London Design Festival, Farmiloe Building, Clerkenwell, September 2011

Central Saint Martins Design explorations exhibition, Sackler Centre, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, May 2011

Vogue Street Lights. Organised by Carol Woolton Jewellery editor of Vogue.
In collaboration with Georg Jensen.
May 2011


British Ceramics Biennial 2013 - April-September 2013
Explore - Research Residency a collaborative project with the Crafts Council Hothouse3 ceramicists.
Exhibition dates September-November 2013
Original Spode Site, Stoke on Trent

Residency in Victoria and Albert Museum Ceramics studio February-April 2010

Public works

Experiential Spaces: Pause
Seating space installed in the garden positioned overlooking the Cherwell River.
Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, September 2011


Changing the Landscape: Capability Brown at Syon
Exhibition celebrating tercentenary of Lancelot Capability Brown.
Working in collaboration with Susan Darling garden historian.
Syon Park, June-October 2016

Competitions and awards

Palladium Alliance Jewellery design competition for Vivienne Westwood
December 2010

Teaching and public engagement

Q&A with haptic/tacit artists at the Old Fire Station, Oxford.
Chaired by Kimberley Chandler.
February 2017

Exhibition Tour at Siobhan Davies Dance Lines, Levels, Layers. September 2014

Kim Norton in conversation with Laura Ellen Bacon at Siobhan Davies Dance July 2014
Lines, Levels, Layers.

In the Garden- Entelechy Arts Movement Workshop, The Garden Museum, Lambeth, London, July 2014
A movement workshop aimed at older participants responding to material generated by the Human-Nature makers.
Kim collaborated with Entelechy Arts throughout this event.

Children's workshop
Goldsmiths Centre
As part of the Chelsea Fringe festival

Central Saint Martins Design explorations presentation on material matters,
Sackler Centre, Victoria and Albert Museum, London May 2011

GCSE and National Diploma ceramics
Abingdon and Witney College

Adult ceramic evening classes Abingdon and Witney College Oxfordshire 2006-2007


The Workshop Guide to Ceramics, Duncan Hooson and Anthony Quinn, Thames and Hudson published 2012

Kim Norton's Axis artist