Christie Brown is an artist and Emeritus Professor of Ceramics at the University of Westminster in London. She graduated from Manchester University in 1969 and from Harrow School of Art in 1982 and set up her north London studio that year. At Westminster she taught on the BA, MA and PhD programmes while maintaining and developing her sculptural practice. She was Principal Investigator on the AHRC project Ceramics in the Expanded Field, awarded to the University’s Ceramics Research Centre in 2011, which included her solo exhibition DreamWork at the Freud Museum in London in 2013. Her most recent solo exhibition Rara Avis was held at Arthouse1 in London in April 2016. Other principal exhibitions include Ambika’s Dream at Ambika P3, London in 2014; Marking the Line; Ceramics and Architecture at the Sir John Soane’s Museum, London in 2013; and the shortlist exhibition Award at the British Ceramics Biennial in Stoke-on-Trent in 2013. She has frequently lectured about her practice at international residencies and conferences and her work is featured in several private and public collections in Europe and the USA.