These webpages are dedicated to the memory of fellow artist and Thermal Shocker, Bill Jeffrey (1927-2010).
An independent group of visual artists and craftspeople, formed in 1992, which exhibited together for more than a decade, and who have gone on to establish national and international profiles as authors, exhibiting artists and ceramic educators.
Thermal Shock (first exhibition)
3-18th Oct, 1992, The Bridge Gallery, Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia
Bryant, P., (1992), Thermal Shock, Artrage Program, Perth Fringe Festival, Perth, p.6
Hay, G., 1992, "Thermal Shock-Review" Pottery in Australia, 31, 4, 29
Dinham, J. 1992, "Thermal Shock-Review" Craftwest, Summer, 13-14.
Dinham, J. 1992, "Thermal Shock" Ceramics Art & Perception. Issue.11. pp.64-66
Thermal Shock II
2 - 25 April, 1994, The Artcraft Expo, Fremantle Harbourside Function Centre, Fremantle
Banks, R. The West Australian, "Thermal Shock expo" April 22 1994. Arts Today p.4.
News Chronicle, "Artcraft expo" April 19 1994. p.26 (and image)
The West Australian, "Visions in Brief", August 10 1994, Today Section p.4. (and image)
Guardian Express, "Clay and Paper Sculptured" August 9 1994, p.9.
Potter in Australia, Vol. 33, No.1 1994 P.34. (image)
2 - 12 June, 1995, Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery, Fremantle.
Altmann, J., (1995) Objects, concepts and archetypes, Pottery in Australia, 34. 4. 32.
11 Oct - 3 November 1996, Fremantle Art Centre Gallery, Fremantle.
Tempus Fugit (Time Flies)
4 - 25 July, 1999, Gomboc Gallery, Middle Swan.
Fold out invitation cover, inside
Attmann, J., (2000) Review: Temus Fugit, Craft Arts International, No. 48, 98-100
McGrath, J., Review: Tempus Fugit-Time Flies,
Altmann, J., Review: Tempus Fugit-Time Flies,
8th - 26th August, 2001, The Church Gallery, Nedlands
Media release, Artists Statements, CV's and images
Bromfield, D., Ascending suburbia, The West Australian, bigweekend section, Saturday August 18, 2001 6
McGrath, J., Review: Beyond Ritual
19 September-5 October, 2003, The Gallows Gallery, Mosman Park
Invitation, media release, Artists Statements, CV's and images
McGrath, J., Review: Intersect,
Snell, T.,Review: Intersect: A thermal shock exhibition, Ceramics Art & Perception, (55) 2004, 44-47
McNeilly, T., Ripples: Shock tactics, Prestige Property, The Sunday Times, 21 September, p.24
Interview, The Morning Show, Triple J Radio, National Radio, 21 July
Shock ending, Today, The West Australian, 23 September, p.6
Turner, M., Shochwaves, Western Suburbs Weekly, 23 September, p.27.
Spittle, D., Shock waves, artyfacts, Guardian Express, 30September - 6 October, p.15.