Rich is a UK based potter with over 20 years’ experience in the ceramics industry. After appearances on Kirstie’s Homemade Homes Series 2 and Kirstie’s Vintage Homes Episode 18. More recently in 2015 Rich began working on The Great Pottery Throwdown for BBC2. A show billed as the clay version of the ‘Bake Off’ he took up the position of ‘on screen technician’, also working with production to facilitate the technical aspects of the challenges. Rich quickly became a core part of the Throwdown team, being a part of the auditioning process as well as his on screen role. Following The Throwdown’s move to Channel 4, Rich became part of the Judging panel alongside fellow judge Keith Brymer-Jones and host Siobhan McSweeney, where his technical knowledge and relaxed, positive feedback style has made him popular with the viewers.
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After a Degree in Ceramics, Rich went on to study for an M.A. in Contemporary Craft at the Surrey Institute of Art and Design. As a passionate maker and advocate for the positive effects clay can have on people’s lives, Rich has continued to teach at universities and Art colleges throughout the UK.
In 2006 Rich took over a heritage tile company which was on the brink of closure, with a plan to resurrect the traditional craft skills which have so often been lost to mechanised production. Over the past 15 years Rich’s tile company has produced bespoke handmade tiles for high end domestic and commercial projects all over the world, for clients such as The Tate Gallery group, English Heritage, Nando’s, as well as many of the UK’s top design agencies and retailers. His own ceramics, based largely around his passion for British history, are held in many public and private collections including the British Museum, London.
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