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Richard Phethean

artist potter

Find the latest information about Richard's new work as a maker, his forthcoming exhibitions and fairs, and his intensive short courses in throwing.

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LATEST NEWS ~ Richard and his wife have been developing a site in West Cornwall and have now finished building a large new studio near Penzance. They are preparing for a permanent move on the 4th August 2014 and will be launching a full programme of pottery classes, short courses and workshops beginning in September 2014. For further information go to the News and Pottery Courses pages.  

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Articulated Vessel, h.49cm, 2013


The New Ceramics - Throwing

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We are preparing for our big move to Cornwall on the 4th August 2014. For all enquiries about my work and forthcoming courses in the new studio please use my email address below;

Contact details:



New postal address and telephone from 5th August 2014:

Tresabenn, Lower Kenneggy Lane, Penzance, Cornwall TR20 9AP

Tel: 01736 763098