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Ruth's pots are slab-built using a variety of prepared stoneware bodies. The form is then modified after the sections have been assembled giving each pot a unique character. After bisque firing slips are applied before the pots are salt-glazed in a 14cu. ft. propane gas kiln to 1260/80 degrees C.
Ruth King was bom in Enfield, Middx and trained at Camberwell School of Arts and Craft from 1974-77. She moved to York after four years living and working in London and moved to her current studio near York in 1987.
2010 “Through Fifty” Contemporary Ceramics, London.
Nottingham Castle Museum; The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent; The Royal Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh; Ulster Museum, Belfast; Victoria and Albert Museum, London; York City Art Gallery.
‘A Quiet Dynamic’ by Lyn Wait. Ceramics Art and Perception, issue 65 2006
Broughton Gallery 2007
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Contact DetailsStudio Address: Rose Cottage, Main Street, Shipton-by-Beningbrough, York, Yorkshire, UK, YO30 1AB.
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Telephone: +44 (0)1904 470196
Availability: Visitors welcome, but by prior arrangement please.
Last Updated: 2011-07-19
Events featuring this potter
Contemporary Ceramics Centre : Gems - affordable ceramic art
Royal College of Art : Ceramic Art London 2014