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Julian King-Salter potter's mark in Leek workshop from 2020

julian king-salter - contemporary ceramics

Julian has exhibited widely, and regularly supplied work to leading Galleries throughout mainland UK between 1985-2000 and again from 2020. His earlier pots are still stocked and sold by some of these, and also in the USA and Australia

His work is in private collections in Europe, USA (including the Grainer Collection), Japan, Australia, and New Zealand, and in public collections in UK and Europe.

His work is analyzed and discussed in: 

Contemporary British Studio Pottery  by Ashley Thorpe (Chapter 3, Twists and turns)

and he is included in:

Peter Dingley's autobiography, The Gallery

Dictionary of 20th Century Studio Ceramics by Pat Carter

The Complete Practical Potter by Josie Warshaw

British Studio Potters' Marks, Eric Yates-Owen, Robert Fournier 

CPA Potters (until 1999)

Contemporary British Studio Ceramics: The Grainer Collection edited by Annie Carlano

reviews in Ceramic Review and local press

Ceramic Review July/Aug 2024  article - Potter's Secrets


1967 - 1971

Marlborough College, UK   (studied pottery with David Buchanan)

1972 - 1975

Cambridge University

1983 -1999        full time potter  (self taught)



Welsh Arts Council 'Craft 86'  - group show


Amalgam, London (with John Ward and Geoffrey Eastop)

Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh (with John Maltby and Mike Scott)

Leigh Gallery, London (solo show)

Chelsea Craft Fair (with New Ashgate Gallery)


Courcoux and Courcoux, Salisbury (with Bernard Charles)

Peter Dingley, Stratford,  Special Summer Show (group)


Royal Exchange Manchester (solo show)

Amalgam, London, Handbuilt Pots (group)

International Art Fair, Olympia, London, with Scottish Gallery

Peter Dingley, Stratford on Avon, (solo show, with paintings by Peter Markey)


Beaux Arts, Bath (with paintings by Josef Herman)

Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh (solo show, with paintings by Robert Leishman RSW)

New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, British Ceramics Today (group)

New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham (solo show, with paintings by Fiona Millais)


New Ashgate gallery, Farnham, British Ceramics Today (group)


Professional Member, Craft Potters Association UK

Harlequin Gallery, Greenwich, London (solo show)


Courcoux and Courcoux, (with John Ward)


Harlequin Gallery Greenwich (solo show)


Beaux Arts, Bath (solo show)

New Millennium Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall (solo show)

Alpha House Gallery, Sherborne, Summer Show (group)

Montpellier Gallery, Stratford (3 person show)


elected Fellow of the Craft Potters Association UK (CPA)

CPA Gallery, London, Kaleidoscope, (group show)


Beaux Arts, Bath (solo show)


The Stour Gallery, Warwickshire (with John Ward)

May 2000

moved to Australia


Serpentine Gallery, Lismore, NSW (group show)


work included in Contemporary British Studio Ceramics: The Grainer Collection, at The Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, USA


established workshop in Glass House Mountains, QLD

Best at Last - Maker's Gallery, Brisbane (group show)


December - Maker's Gallery, Brisbane (in store and online, solo show)


relocated to Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, UK and

established current workshop there.

September - Harlequin Gallery, Towards Abstraction, Abstract Ceramics (with Robin Welch and Marianne de Trey)


Welsh Art Week, London (online) with The Gallery Yr Oriel, Newport (group show)

Harlequin Gallery - The Trevor Coldrey Collection 

Craft Potters Association UK, Selected Member 


Ceramic Break Sculpture Park, Warialda, NSW 

 Solo Ceramics Exhibition alongside 4 visual artists

2023        CPA Contemporary Ceramics - New Members (group show)

                  Old Kiln Yard Gallery - opening group show

2024        Old Kiln Yard - solo show, with paintings by Peter Privett, Adam Cornish, Luke King-Salter

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