Lydia Hardwick works across the fields of art and design, decoration and display. She graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2013. Primarily using clay her practice engages with formal aspects of sculptural ceramics, in addition to the creation of design objects. Her interests focus on ideas surrounding instinct, and considering the point between made and unmade.
She recently collaborated with Turner Prize winners Assemble on their Granby Four Streets project, which was exhibited at Tramway in Glasgow, Scotland. Other shows include Beazley Designs of the Year, Design Museum, London (with Assemble), Between a rock and a hard place, Vox Populi, USA and AND ALSO, BUT NEARLY, Comar, Scotland.
Lydia has also worked extensively as an artist educator. She has recently undertaken educational projects with the Royal Academy of Arts, Whitechapel Gallery, The Jewish Museum London, Camden Arts Centre, Focal Point Gallery and Turner Contemporary.