Title: Mirima Lotus (2018) Med: Jingdezhen Porcelain tile, cobalt & underglaze decoration, decal, glaze framed Dim:1.2M x 800mm Photo: Josef Muller

Gus Clutterbuck

Ceramics, Sculpture, Teaching, Drawing, Installation, Photography, Recycled, Wall work, Outdoor

Gus Clutterbuck embraces risk and experimentation to keep his work fresh and interesting, and constantly evolving. His work is inspired by direct immersion in place, experience, personal history and the potential of broken and discarded objects to tell stories about our culture. He works in Jingdezhen, China, on an annual basis, and is also based at the JamFactory in Adelaide.

Clutterbuck exhibits both nationally and internationally, most recently presenting work in the solo exhibition Shards at MEOU Art in Shanghai. His work is held in the collection of the Art Gallery of South Australia, and in 2011 he was awarded a Special Prize for his work Plastic Geology (2011) in the Gyeonggi International Ceramix Biennale, Icheon, South Korea (2011). In 2014 he was the recipient of an Aisalink Residency, undertaking a self-initiated residency at the Pottery Workshop in Jingdezhen, China. He also has experience working in community arts and education, including with remote aboriginal communities in South Australia's APY lands and the East Kimberley region in WA.



Muffler vases
Crushed cups
Plastic geology
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Self portrait as libai
Windows and doorways
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JamFactory Studio 8

JamFactory Studio 8

level 2, 19 Morphett Street
Adelaide 5000
South Australia Australia
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Opening hours
Open by appointment


Solo Exhibitions

2015, Shards, MEOU Art, Moganshan Road, Shanghai, China
2015, Shards- a personal history in blue and white, Art Images Gallery, Norwood, Australia
2011, Is it Tomorrow, Today?, Art Images Gallery, Norwood, Australia
2009, Gus Clutterbuck – New Work, Art Images Gallery, Norwood, Australia

Group Exhibitions

2014, New work by resident artists, Mufei Gallery, Jingdezhen, China
2015, Life in Still, Murray Bridge Regional Gallery, Murray Bridge, Australia
2012-2013, Roads Cross, Flinders University Art Museum, Adelaide, Australia; Charles Darwin University Art Gallery, Darwin, Australia; Araluen Art Centre, Alice Springs, Australia


2004, Bachelor of Visual Arts, Adelaide Centre for the Arts
2001, Graduate Diploma, Community Cultural Development, Community Arts Network SA
2000, Advanced Diploma of Visual Art, North Adelaide School of Art


Flinders Medical Centre, SA, Australia
Art Gallery of South Australia
Hon. Kevin Rudd MP , ACT
The Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, China
Private Collections- UK, China, Australia


2011, Gyeonggi International Ceramix Biennale 2011, Icheon, South Korea (Special Prize)


2014-2015, Club Designer, Royal Croquet Club, Victoria Square, Adelaide
2012-2013, Designer, Barrio Outdoor Festival Club, Adelaide Festival of Arts


2014, Asialink Residency, The Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, China
2013, The Pottery Workshop Jingdezhen, China
2007, Helpmann Academy Residency, Sanskriti Kendra, New Delhi, India

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The Adelaide Review | Artist Focus

01 Nov 2016

Featured as the Well Made Artist Focus in the November 2016 edition of The Adelaide Review. Read the full article on the link below.

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Image Credits: Away in The Land of the Wattle and Gum by Gus Clutterbuck (photo credit: Grant Hancock)

FIRE MONKEY STUDIO a South Australia & Shandong Preview

28 Jan 2016

Featuring Artists:
David Reid
Gus Clutterbuck
Jess Dare
Damien Shen
Cristina Tridente
Gerry King
57 Films

Kerry Packer Civic Gallery
Wednesday 3 February - Friday 11 March 2016

To coincide with Chinese New Year and to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the SA and Shandong Sister State Relationship, this exhibition will preview and celebrate a new residency project for artists and creatives in Qingdao, China.

The Residency aims to embrace and further develop the creative, cultural and commercial links between SA and Shandong Province, by providing selected artists an exciting creative space to engage with Chinese art, history, and culture.

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