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An Embarrassment of Riches

But what he had achieved, agreed Gil Darby, late curator of ceramics at the Victoria & Albert Museum, matched the finest Sung Dynasty pottery held

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Pottery of Great Humanity

His work offers solace, not as something into which we may withdraw or retreat, but as a pottery that sustains through its form, through its

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Ryotaro Kato and the Kobe Dynasty

A recent article described Ryotaro Kato as the ‘son of the seventh master of Kobe Kiln’. ‘Son of the seventh master’ – not the ‘eighth

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My Wood-Fired Kiln

‘I knew that one day I would have a wood-fired kiln’. Phil Rogers discusses the joy and the agony of firing studio pots with a wood-fired kiln.

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Art Enables us to Find Ourselves

Art enables us to find ourselves and to lose ourselves at the same time. Thomas Merton When E.M. Forster wrote the prescient words ‘only connect’

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Painting Pots | Christopher P. Wood

There has been a wonderful creative symmetry fulfilled during the creation of these painted pots. The initial impetus for the project came from a series

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The Glow of Life | Mike Dodd

I was sufficiently moved to make the radical change from the worthy study of medicine to the making of pots. I’ve always had an interest

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Profile | Jim Malone

Jim Malone was born in Sheffield in 1946. After the death of his father, his mother moved the family back to her native Wales. Malone