RoomFifty – Print Collection

RoomFifty have just released their latest season of prints featuring five artists from Intoart – Nancy Clayton, Stanley Galton, Uduehi Imienwanrin, Christian Ovonlen and Philomena Powell.

RoomFifty sells affordable, museum-quality prints by 50 of the best illustrators and designers in the world. Each print is distinctive in its style and subject, all proceeds come directly back to the artists. Season Ten is available now to buy at

Mawuena Kattah The British Ceramics Biennial Exhibition AWARD 2021

Mawuena Kattah is one of ten shortlisted artists exhibiting at AWARD 2021. Now open, AWARD forms the focal point of the British Ceramics Biennial.

This prestigious exhibition celebrates the vitality and standing of contemporary ceramics practice in the UK located within in the rich context of the history of British ceramics in Stoke-on-Trent.

For AWARD Mawuena Kattah presents ‘The Meal’, a ceramic table setting for eight people with hand built and hand glazed vases, pitchers and dining plates. Also integral to ‘The Meal’ is a hand screen printed linen tablecloth and series of eight oil painted portraits on wood.

For more information visit the British Ceramics Biennial Website.

New Intoart Trustees

Over the summer we appointed new Trustees that will build on the existing strengths within our Board to guide, support and challenge us as we take on our third decade.

We are delighted to have appointed Nicky Dewar – Learning and Skills Director, Crafts Council as the new Chair to lead the Board.

We welcome five incoming Trustees
Felicity Sutherland – Head of Development, Dulwich Picture Gallery
Ella Roeg – Senior Account Manager at Sutton Communications
Jennifer Orgill – Co-Director of Social Works Ltd
Leon Edler – Illustrator and founder/director of RoomFifty
Victoria Farrow – Strategic, design and fundraising consultant

They join four existing Trustees :
Rosie Cooper – Director, Wysing Arts Centre
Lindy Shufflebotham – Director of Human Resources, Outward
Laura Smith – Curator, Whitechapel Gallery

Catherine Winn (Treasurer) – Chartered Accountant

More news of Board development and Patrons to follow

V&A East announce new acquisitions of works by Jamie Hawkesworth, Molly Goddard, Mawuena Kattah and Kehinde Wiley.

New acquisitions of work by Jamie Hawkesworth, Molly Goddard, Mawuena Kattah and Kehinde Wiley have been announced by V&A East as they shared plans for the opening of the V&A East Museum and V&A East Storehouse in Stratford’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

We are excited to see Mawuena Kattah’s work gaining recognition and look forward to seeing the work on display when V&A East opens in 2025.

‘Reflecting V&A East’s approach to collecting, new acquisitions destined for V&A East tell stories about contemporary creativity and motivations for making – whether as self-expression, creative experimentation or ways in which art, design and performance responds to broader social, cultural and environmental issues.’

You can find out more about V&A East on their website.

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Auntie, Mum and Me Talking About my Fabric Collection
Mawuena Kattah 2016

Distance Learning – Intoart’s New Online Exhibition

We are delighted to announce Intoart’s latest online exhibition.

From 22nd June to 22nd July on our Intoart Exhibitions website.

‘Distance Learning’ brings together artwork made during lockdown while the Intoart studio was closed.

Including the following artists:

Ntiense Eno-Amooquaye | Stanley Galton | Nick Fenn | Uduehi Imienwanrin | Kevin Jacobs | Samuel Jegede | Mawuena Kattah | Christian Ovonlen | Nancy Clayton | Philomena Powell | Lisa Trim | Andre Williams | Dawn Wilson | Clifton Wright | Ishaq Beckford

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Intoart’s New Tokyo Product Collection

We are proud to share our latest product collection, titled ‘A Tokyo Ryokou’ celebrating our trip to Japan and taking inspiration from the sights and sounds of the city.

See the full collection in the Intoart Shop

In 2019 Intoart designers travelled to Tokyo, Japan. The journey (Ryokou) gave each artist the opportunity to immerse themselves in a new visual language while navigating both the frenetic atmosphere of city life and the gentle tranquillity of Tokyo’s abundant temples and natural spaces.

Find out more about our trip to Tokyo here.


Spring – Intoart’s new online exhibition

We are delighted to announce Spring Intoart’s new online exhibition

From 25th March to 7th May on our Intoart Exhibitions website.

Handpicked works from Intoart’s archive of over 2500 original artworks on the theme of Spring. Looking to the natural world for inspiration as new growth burgeons and blossoms.

With paintings, drawings and ceramics by:

Lisa Contucci | Ntiense Eno-Amooquaye | Stanley Galton
Uduehi Imienwanrin | Kevin Jacobs | Samuel Jegede
Mawuena Kattah | Christian Ovonlen| Yoshiko Phillips
Philomena Powell | Lisa Trim | Andre Williams

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Mawuena Kattah Shortlisted for AWARD 2021 – British Ceramics Biennial

We are excited to share news that Mawuena Kattah is one of ten artists selected to create new work for the British Ceramics Biennial’s (BCB) headline exhibition AWARD.

AWARD will form the focal point of the BCB festival, held in the China Hall of the original Spode Factory in Stoke-on-Trent this September.

‘This years exhibition platforms ambition and creative risk taking within the developing field of contemporary ceramics. It seeks to celebrate the talent and achievements of leading professionals who are pushing the boundaries of their individual practice and advancing contemporary ceramics practice’ (BCB). Continue reading “Mawuena Kattah Shortlisted for AWARD 2021 – British Ceramics Biennial”

Join Intoart’s Board of Trustees

New opportunities to join the Intoart Board of Trustees. We are seeking a new Chair and two trustees at a pivotal time of growth and development of the organisation.

Our board members are active in the arts; craft; design; learning disability, health & social care; commercial, public and voluntary sectors. We are looking for people who have a passion for the arts and working with people with learning disabilities towards positive social change. Continue reading “Join Intoart’s Board of Trustees”