Royce will demonstrate his slab building construction techniques, how he creates texture and decoration in his work, and follow up with a Q&A session where you can gleam wisdom from his 50 years of pottery experience.
Royce is well known as one of New Zealand’s leading potters. He qualified as a Master Potter in 1971. He is a member of the International Academy of Ceramics (Geneva) and in 1989 received an M.B.E. for his services to pottery in New Zealand.
At his studio in Brightwater near Nelson, he produces a wide range of tableware, ceramic art pieces and paintings. Hand decoration and interesting surface treatments have always been a feature of Royce’s work. He has won many awards and his work is held in numerous public and private collections.