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Terry Davies

An English stoneware potter working in Tuscany, Italy trying to achieve a gentle balance between the functional, the abstract and classical forms.

1961 - Born in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

1977-78 - Studio training, The Cooper Pottery

1980-82 - Signum studios further intense training

1984-88 - First studio, Dorset

1990 - Greek Island of Evia, teaching at Alan Bain Ceramics School

1991 - Wood firing at La Bornn, France

1992-95 - Set up Stapehill Abbey pottery studio - UK

1995 - Research in South America

1997 - Research in Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, Borneo, Thailand, Burma

1998 - Tuscany, Italy, Teaching at La Meridiana Ceramics School

2000 - Established current pottery in Tuscany, Italy

Terry began his creative journey as an apprentice production thrower working in the Leach tradition. His transformation from a production thrower to a studio potter took many years and extensive journeys around the world researching his craft.  He eventually settled in the gentle hills of Tuscany, Italy. His work is divided between functional and domestic wares and one -off individual pieces. He is particularly well known for his textured thrown and altered pieces which have been named in Italy as “pelle d’elefante” (elephant skin). Terry has exhibited extensively within Europe and also sells work from his own studio. He has stocked the gallery since 2014 and work is available for the majority of each year. Please contact us for further details.

Available Works by Terry Davies

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