Ceramic Artist and Writer

Alison Britton has been making hand-built pots in a London studio for 50 years, and has worked in three different locations. Her work has been widely exhibited and is in many private and public collections internationally. Her most recent solo exhibition was at Corvi-Mora gallery in south London.She also writes, lectures, and curates, and taught postgraduate students of ceramics and glass at the Royal College of Art for 34 years. A retrospective exhibition Content and Form was shown at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, in 2016. A collection of her writing on art, craft, and design, drawn mainly from magazines and catalogues, and covering more than four decades, was published in a second edition of her book Seeing Things by Occasional Papers in 2022. She was awarded an OBE in 1990. She is a trustee of the Crafts Study Centre at UCA Farnham, and also sits on the craft panel of the Contemporary Art Society, funding acquisitions for UK museum collections.