Michael Moore

Reader in Fine & Applied Arts Ceramics

Belfast School of Art

Belfast campus

Room BB-04-004,
2-24 York Street,
BT15 1AP,

Art and Design Research

Reader in Fine & Applied Arts Ceramics

Michael Moore


Key Information

  • Former Council member, International Academy of Ceramics (IAC) (CH) representing Ireland, UK, Benelux Countries. Former Honorary Treasurer of the IAC.
  • Reader in Fine and Applied Arts.
  • Previous: Course Director, BA Hons Ceramics, Jewellery and Silversmithing (CJS). CJS Placement Tutor. CJS Yr2 Module and Year Co-Ordinator. Creative Ecologies Research Cluster Leader.
  • Current: BA Hons Product Design Yr1 Co-Ordinator. BA PD Module Co-Ordinator for Design Fundamentals and Design Culture.
  • Member of the IAC.
  • Peer Mentor with the Design Crafts Council of Ireland (DCCI).
  • Registered Maker, DCCI
  • External Examiner, Centre of Creative Arts and Media, GMIT, Galway.
  • HEA Fellow.
  • Recipient, National Crafts Bursary of Ireland (DCCI).
  • Selected, 2018 Korean Ceramics Biennial. Co-Curator, The Shadow of Sodeisha, National Museum of Ireland, funded by the Japan Foundation and DCCI.

Works in permanent collections

  • National Museum of Ireland
  • Ulster Museum
  • Keramion, Germany
  • Musee Ariana, CH
  • Museum of Applied Arts Prague, CZ
  • Mark Rothko Foundation, Latvia
  • Fule Ceramics Museum, China
  • New Taipei Museum, Taiwan
  • Korean Ceramics Foundation
  • Australian National University
  • Gold Coast City Art Museum, Australia
  • Clay Studio, Philadelphia
  • Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, USA

Artist in Residence

  • Archie Bray Foundation and The Clay Studio USA
  • Banff Centre for the Arts. Medalta Historic Clay Centre, Canada
  • International Ceramics Studio, Hungary
  • International Ceramics Research Centre, Denmark
  • Intonation, Germany
  • Panevezys Civic Art Gallery, Lithuania
  • Boleslaweic Clay Factory, Poland
  • New Taipei Ceramics Museum, Taiwan

Research Practice focuses on the handmade object that examines a blend of traditional and contemporary creative processes. These processes examine senses of location and place as a thematic inspiration. Recent research outcomes have examined geographic positions, creative processes exploring well-being and recovery and (written) investigations with a focus on architecture and craft.