Walter Auer




1987 Ticino Ticino, Switzerland Assistant Teacher Collaboration with Professor Giovanni Cimatti [Member of Academy Du Ceramique, Geneva.] 1987 C.A.S.T. Ceramic Research Center Faenza, Italy Artist in Residence Research and Design – specializing in tile design. 1987 -1988 Chin Jukan Studio Miyama, Japan Professional Training Study of Traditional Japanese Ceramic – 15th generation in Traditional Japanese Ceramics. 1989–1993 Piero Sorge School of Ceramics Asmara, Eritrea Co-ordinator/ Teacher Developed teaching curriculum Organized exhibitions at local, national and international levels. 1992 Commercial Institute of Campo Tures Campo Tures, Italy Art Teacher 1997 - 1999 Ozis Ceramics Sydney, NSW Artistic Director Development of contemporary tile designs Development of new glazing methods and colours 2001 National Art School Sydney, NSW Guest Lecturer Since 2002 TAFE College – Northern Beaches -Brookvale , NSW Part Time Ceramic Teacher 2008 National Art School Sydney, NSW Sessional Lecturer 2009 TAFE College –Gymea , NSW Part Time Ceramic Teacher


Born in 1957 Campo Tures - Italy , Walter Auer studied Ceramics at the State Institute of Art, Faenza, Italy. Subsequently, he undertook further training in Turkey and Japan. Since his arrival in Sydney in 1997, he has exhibited regularly, most recently at Maunsell Wickes at Barry Stern Galleries and Mura Clay Gallery. He teaches ceramics at Brookvale and Gymea TAFE.


1986 Imola Psychatric Hospital - Imola – Italy
Teaching art as part of rehabilitation treatment

1991 Center for the Disabeld - Brunico – Italy
Produced a programme of rehabilitation using ceramics.


1982 – 1983 Certificate of Participation International Summer Academy, Brunico , Italy Sculpture – Anatomy 1983 – 1984 Professional Certification Ahmed Berktash Studio Cappadocia, Turkey Traditional Wheel Throwing 1984 Diploma in Art Education State Institute of Art, Faenza, Italy 1985 – 1987 Advanced Diploma in Ceramics State Institute of Art, Faenza, Italy