Michael Kay's canvases are the pots that he cleverly constructs 
to accommodate the intricate figurative scenes which are the subject of his art.
Drawn with all the elegance and wit of John Cocteau, his works are a decorative delight. 
               
Nigel Atkins; Proprietor  Gallery "Du Don Du Fel
Exhibitions

1993. “Starting Out”.Business Design Centre, London. U.K.

1993. Pam Shomberg Gallery, U.K.

1993. New Ashgate Gallery, U.K.

1999. Finalist: Sydney Meyer International Ceramics Award, Shepperton, Australia.

2000. Finalist: 4me Biennal Europia de Ceramica, Museo de Ceramica, Manises, Valencia, Spain.

2000. Finalist: Concurs de Ceramica 2000, Museo de Ceramica L'Alcora, Spain.

2002. Galerie Artis Factum, Bordeaux, France.

2003. Galerie Artis Factum, Bordeaux, France.

2004. Galerie Anagama, Paris, France.

2005. Museum Bernard Palissy, Saint-Avit Lacapelle Biron, France.

2005. Galerie du Don, Monsalvy, France.

2005. Levallois Perret, Paris, France.

2005. Galerie Terra Viva, St Quentin la Poterie, France.

2006. Galerie Adama, Bordeaux, France.

2006. Galerie Anagama, Paris, France.

2007. Ceramic Art London, RCA, London, U.K.

2007. Le Cloitre de Récollets, Bergerac, France.

2007. 10me Festival de Ceramique, Hastangues, les Landes, France.

2007. "Sept Artistes", Pomarede, Le Lot, France. 

2007. “Erotisme dans L'artisanat'd'art”, Penne d'Agenais, France.

2007. “Art Contemporaine”, Carousel du Louvre, Paris, France.

2008. 2me Festival de Ceramique, Paris 11me, Paris, France.

2008. Imagine Gallery, Long Melford, Suffolk,U.K.

2008. Lund Gallery, Easingwolde, York, U.K.

2008. "Terrania", Festival Internacional de Ceramica, MontBlanc, Spain.

2009. Galerie du Don du Fel, Le Fel, France.

2009. "Eros", Maison de la Ceramique Contemporaine, Giroussens, France.

2009. "Art 07",Group Exhibition, Salviac, Le Lot, France.

2010,  Galerie Terra Viva, St Quentin la Poterie, France.

2010,  "Ceramique 14 Paris", France.

2011. Michael Kay, "Forme et Fantaisie", Golf de Lolivarie, Perigord, France.

2011. "4 Couleurs", Metiers d'Art, Nontron, Perigord, France.

2011.  Galerie Imagine, Bordeaux, France.

2012. “Journees de la céramiques”, Place Sainte Sulpice, Paris France.

2012. "Terres d'empreintes", Musée de Sevres, Sevres, France.

2012. "Fables de Céramique", Musée Benoit De Puydt, Bailleul, France.

2012. Galerie Imagine, Bordeaux, France.

2013. Loes & Renier International Ceramics, Deventer, Holland.

2014. La Millarette.  caselaw Montratier, France.

2014. Galerie du Don du Fel, Le Fel, France. "Michael Kay; Entre Dieux et Acrobates".

2014. ASASA; Saint Avit Seneur. France.

2015. Salon Monbazillac,  Artisan d'Art. France.

2015. "Art in Clay, Hatfield House. Hatfield, UK.

2015. Carré d'Arts Croisés, Mausec et Grand Castang. France.

Museum Collections

Shepperton Art Gallery, Shepperton, Australia.

Ceramic Museum, Centre Culturel de Tursan, Samadet, Landes, France.

Museum Benoit De Puydt, Bailleul, France.

 

Print

"Fragile" Exhibition Catalogue, 2004. University of Essex.

"Le Decor de la Nature.a l'image", Catalogue,  Musee Bernard-Palissy.

Art&Decoration Sud Ouest, Nov-Dec 2001.

"500 Figures in Clay", a Lark Ceramics Book.

"A Potters Thought", Michael Kay, Ceramic Review, March-April 2008.

"Nude Art Today", published by Editions Patou, Paris.

Ateliers d,Art de France, "Terres Illustrees.no. 97 2012.

"KLEI", Keramisch magazine,Nederland. Michael Kay; No.3 2013

Interview with Artist Michael Kay. "Les Coulisses d,Art, Radio Vallée Bergerac. 2012.

Profile; Michael Kay, "New Ceramics"  The European Ceramic Magazine. March 2014

Profile. Michael Kay. "Het grot KERAMIEK" Inspiration & Knowhow, Mels Boom. 2016