Jenny Pope, Reboot Button


Leith School of Art, 2016 – Critical and Professional Development Course
Edinburgh College of Art, 2005 – MFA (Sculptural Ceramics)
Edinburgh College of Art, 2003 – BA (Hons 1st) in Design and Applied Art (Ceramics)
Cardonald College, Glasgow, HNC in Pottery and Ceramics
Stirling University, Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work
York University, BSc ( Hons) Physics


2021 – Creative Edinburgh award at SSA Open, RSA Edinburgh
2019-2021- Creative Scotland funded ‘Material Land’ residency as part of Art Walk Porty
2019- Bursary at John Muir Open, North Light Arts

2018 – Prize at SSA Exhibition, Edinburgh Printmakers Production Award
2015 – National Sculpture Prize Finalist, Broomhill Art and Sculpture Foundation
2013 – Leonardo Di Vinci sponsored Internship
2006, 2011 , 2021 – Edinburgh Visual Arts and Crafts Artists Award Scheme
2004 – Travel Sponsorship to Athens, Greece, Edinburgh International Conference Centre
2004 – Career Development Award, the Craft Pottery Charitable Trust
2003 – Helen A. Rose Bequest, Edinburgh College of Art
2002, 2001 – Andrew Grant Awards, Edinburgh College of Art


2013 – Leonardo de Vinci European Internship ‘Skills for Sustainability” University of Seville, Spain
2011 – AA2A (Artist’s Access to Art Colleges) University of Sunderland
2008 – Royal College of Surgeons Museum, Edinburgh


2019 MRSS, Elected member of Royal British Society of Sculptors
Scottish Society of Artists, SSA – Professional Member and in 2020 elected to committee
WASPS (Workshop and Artists Studio Provision) – studio holder
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop – Professional Member
Visual Art Scotland – Professional Member
Axisweb – Artist


I have run ceramics classes, facilitated many art workshops with community groups and to hospital patients. I am a qualified Transformational Life Coach and also a Mentor for artists. I facilitate ‘Make Stuff, Feel Good’, a project combining creativity and wellbeing including groups and home kits.

 Jenny Pope, Limecrete Bowl

Selected Exhibitions


Birnam Art Centre, with Louise Ritchie and Susie Johnston, Perthshire
Espacio Gallery, London, group show
Artizan Gallery, Devon, group show

Installation at Art Walk Porty, Edinburgh
Cuppola Gallery group shows, Sheffield
SSA Open show (installation), Edinburgh
RSA open exhibition, Edinburgh

Installation as part of ‘Material Land’ Residency, Art Walk Projects’
Solo Show, Upright Gallery, Edinburgh
‘Changing Tides’, SSA selected online group show at Project 2020

Bursary winner at John Muir Open, North Land Arts, Dunbar, Scotland
Installation at Art Walk Porty , Edinburgh
‘Tools for Survival’ with Liz Douglas and Felicity Bristow at Hawick Museum, Borders.
‘Tools for Survival’ with Liz Douglas and Felicity Bristow at Briggait, Glasgow.
‘Palimpsest’, SSA group show, at An Lanntair, Stornoway.
‘Utopia’, SSA group show at Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries, Scotland.

Installation at Scottish Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, National Gallery, Edinburgh.
Group show at Tatha Gallery, Newport on Tay.
WASPs 40th year exhibition at Kirkcudbright Galleries, Dumfries and Galloway.

Selected Exhibitions Continued

Site Specific Installation at ‘Art Walk Porty’, Portobello, Edinburgh
RSA Open Exhibition at National Gallery, Edinburgh
AIR Open 2017 at AIR Gallery, Altringham,
2 group exhibitions at Tatha Gallery, Newport on Tay
Group show with TransFORM at Meffan Gallery, Forfar

Solo Exhibition, Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh
‘Intimations’, Group Show during Edinburgh Festival at Gayfield Creative Spaces
Art Walk Porty, Site Specific Installation at St Marks.
Scottish Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, National Gallery, Edinburgh
‘Exquisite Corpse’, Group exhibition, Scottish Society of Artists at St Andrews Museum

Scottish Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, National Gallery, Edinburgh
Scottish Society of Artists ‘Empire’, Montrose
Pitlochry Art Walk Festival, Scotland
VAS:T Annual Exhibition at Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
National Sculpture Prize Finalist Exhibition, Broomhill Art Foundation, Devon, England

Society of Scottish Artists, Annual Exhibition at Royal Scottish Academy Edinburgh
Fabric of the Land, Aberdeen University Geology Dept. Aberdeen
Sculpture in Context, Botanic Gardens, Dublin, Ireland
Visual Art Scotland, members exhibition, Peebles
Mellerstain House Summer Art Exhibition, Borders
‘Cabinet of Wonders’, Peter Potter Gallery, Haddington

Jenny Pope, Sea Bone

Fabric Of the Land, Aberdeen University
Caol Ruadh, Scottish Sculpture Park, Argyll
Art in the Garden, Hillier Gardens, Hampshire

VAS selected exhibition at Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
National Trust Threave Gardens Sculpture Garden, Dumfries
Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk, Lancs
3 Harbours Festival, East Lothian
Caol Ruadh Sculpture Park, Argyll
Threave Gardens Dumfires
an talla solais, Ullapool, Western Highlands
Kellie Castle Gardens at Pittenweem Festival
‘Fabric of the Land’ Geology Dept, Aberdeen University

‘Craftsense’ at Bilston Gallery, West Midlands
3 Harbours Festival, East Lothian
‘Return to the Earth’ at Peter Potter Gallery, East Lothian
‘Flashcraft’ at Pittenweem Festival, Fife
‘In Safe Keeping’ at New School House, York
‘Reflection’, Contemporary Visual Arts and Craft In Edinburgh, at City Art Centre, Edinburgh

‘Conserving Ecologies; Craft and Biodiversity’ Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh
Strathearn Gallery, Creiff
Showcase at Timespan, Sutherland
Coast Festival, Banff and McDuff, Scotland
‘Craft at Coburg’, Coburg House Gallery, Edinburgh
Group showcase at Innovative Craft, Edinburgh
VAS Annual Exhibition, at RSA Edinburgh
Maker of the Month at Concrete Wardrobe, Edinburgh

Coach House Gallery, Pittenweem Art Festival, Fife
Coburg House Art Studio, Edinburgh, Open Studios
Maker of Month, Concrete Wardrobe, Edinburgh
VAS exhibitions, City Art Centre Edinburgh and Gracefield, Dumfries
Kirkcaldy Museum, Fife., FCAC showcase

Pelican Gallery, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh (solo show)

The Gallery at the Western General Hospital, Edinburgh (solo show)
New Members Exhibition at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh
‘Beneath the Surface’, Beverly Museum Art Gallery, Yorkshire

Masters Degree Show, Edinburgh College of Art

RSA Student Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
First European Ceramics Competition, Athens, Greece;
Post Graduate Show, Edinburgh International Conference Centre
Setting Out, Contemporary Ceramics, London

Degree Show, Edinburgh College of Art
New Designers, Design and Business Centre, Islington London