Craig Underhill was born in Scotland in 1968.
He studied for a Btec HND in Design (Ceramics) at Harrow College of Higher Education, then went on to study BA (Hons) Fine Art (Ceramics) at Portsmouth Polytechnic. This was followed by a graduate assistantship at University of Eastern Illinois, USA, in 1990.
In 2004 and 2006, Underhill was awarded Arts Council grants to produce and promote new bodies of work. Since 1997 he has lectured in Ceramics at Dudley College, and has exhibited extensively in the UK, France and The Netherlands. In 2013 he was an invited artist at the Landscape and Ceramics Symposium in Kecskemet, Hungary.
Craig Underhill now lives in West Cornwall where he has established his pottery studio and gallery.
October 10 – 7 November 2020 – Two artist show: Anna Hymas and Craig Underhill, Arundel Contemporary
March 6- 28 2021. Solo exhibition: Craig Underhill – Map of the Bay, Arundel Contemporary
Commissions and Awards
Nov 03 3 large pieces made for the Cielo Restaurant, Birmingham
Feb 04 Arts Council Grant for producing promotional material and new work
April 06 Arts Council Grant to produce and promote a new body of work