Eddie Curtiss
Born 1953. Trained at Bath Academy of art 1973-1976. After a year employed as a repetition thrower in a semi-industrial pottery, he established his own workshop with his wife Margaret in 1979, converting farm buildings in County Durham.
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In 1999 he and his wife travelled in Japan visiting potters and the trip had an unforgettable impact - his subsequent work has concentrated on jugs and pitchers in porcelain, taken to extreme limits in pursuit of qualities of elegance.
Recent exhibitions include Broughton Gallery, Scotland; Stokoe House Ceramics, Cumbria; Roundhouse Gallery, Derbyshire; Green Gallery, Aberfoyle and Leith Gallery, Edinburgh. Solo exhibitions also include Laburnum Ceramics, Penrith; Priors, Barnard Castle and Washington Arts Centre.