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Toni Richards designs and makes functional and statement ceramics pieces using stoneware clay with a high porcelain content.  Her work is decorated using colourful slips.  She also experiments with a variety of decorating techniques such as mishima and sgraffito.

Exhibitions

  •     2017                   HNC Final Exhibition                                                 Richmond

  •     2017                   St. Helena’s Trust Exhibition                                     Richmond                            

  •     2016                   London Potters Annual Exhibition                                 London

  •     2016                   Merton Arts Trail                                                            Merton

  •     2015                   Merton Arts Trail                                                            Merton

Affiliations/Memberships

  • London Potters

Education

  • 2015 - 2017        Richmond Adult Community College                HNC Ceramics

  • 2010 - 2015        Merton Adult Education

  • 1989 - 1991        Kingston University                                                            MEd

  • 1986 - 1988        Kingston University                                                      Dip Man

  • 1972 - 1975        Portsmouth College of Education                                Cert. Ed

Professional Background

  • 2010 - date         Training and working as a studio potter

  • 2005 - 2010        Headteacher, Merton

  • 1990 - 2005        Headteacher, Richmond upon Thames

  • 1975 - 1990        Primary school teacher in Portsmouth, Kingston, Merton and Fulham