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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.

*Buy Richard's latest work from the best online gallery for contemporary ceramics. Just go to

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 in August 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.  

* Published August 2012, Richard's latest look from A&C Black, 'The New Ceramics - Throwing'.  140 pages offering clear, practical, step-by-step advice on the essential skills of the potter's wheel, with inspirational images in full colour, biographies and anecdotes from leading professional makers. Available by mail order now.*

Articulated Vessel, h.49cm, 2013


The New Ceramics - Throwing

16.99 + p&p


Richard has based his practice at Sibford School, an independent Quaker school in North Oxfordshire where he works and lives as Resident Potter.

Contact details:

 2 Hillfield, Sibford Ferris, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX15 5QS

Home Tel: 01295 780041

Studio Tel: 01295 781277