Ever since giving Bernard Leach – one of the most famous potters of the twentieth century – his first show in St Ives (at the Wills Lane Gallery), we have attempted to show the same level of ground-breaking and era-defining potters as we do artists of other disciplines.
Internationally renowned ceramicists we have shown (during their lifetime if deceased) include, Richard Batterham, Adam Buick, Emmanuel Cooper, Jack Doherty, Ashraf Hanna, Ewan Henderson, Akiko Hirai, Nichols Homoky, Gabriella Koch, Bernard Leach, Chun Liao, John Maltby, Janice Tchalenko, Masamichi Yoshikawa, Lucie Rie, Suleyman Saba, Avital Sheffer, Robin Welch, Takeshi Yasuda. These artists have shown at British Museum, Tate, Victoria & Albert Museum, Saatchi Gallery, American Craft Museum, New York, Musée National de Ceramique Sèvres, France, Japan Foundation, Tokyo. They are held in collections that include British Museum, London, Crafts Council UK, National Museum Cardiff, Glasgow Museum and Art Gallery, Royal Scottish Museum, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, Museum of Art and Design, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Mashiko Museum of Ceramic Art, Japan. And have been awarded prizes such as LOEWE Foundation Craft Prize (short-list) , Jerwood Maker Open Award, Ceramic Review Award, Gold Medal International Ceramics Biennial Vallauris France, Gold Medal International Ceramics exhibition Faenza Italy.