Ingrid Ruegemer has been short listed for the BCB batch production award with her FROOTY Sensual Smoothie Cups and SAMBA Spice Shakers. The British Ceramics Biennial Awards promote and celebrate creativity, innovation and achievement across the breadth of ceramic practice and design in the UK. This exhibition of work by twenty-four artists and three companies has been selected from over three hundred international applicants by the Biennial’s associates (Alison Britton, ceramic artist and Senior Lecturer at the Royal College of Art – Emmanuel Cooper, Potter and Editor of Ceramic Review – Alun Graves, Curator of Ceramics at the Victoria and Albert Museum – Ian Dudson, Managing Director of Dudsons Ltd.) and Barney Hare Duke and Jeremy Theophilus, BCB Co-Directors. The exhibition is comprised of four groups: batch production, one-off, public realm and industry. The artist have been invited to identify influences within the Potteries Museum’s internationally renowned collection of ceramics. Highlights of the BCB 2009: a retrospective of Spanish artist Jaime Hayon’s ceramics and the Awards Gala with Grayson Perry.