2024 Events

York Ceramics Fair, March 9/10
Ceramic Art London, April 19/20/21

Curriculum Vitae

Ruth King trained at Camberwell School of Arts and Craft and moved to York after four years living and working in London.
Work is available by commission, through exhibitions, www.onlineceramics.com, www.porthminstergallery.co.uk, www.contemporarysix.co.uk and from Contemporary Ceramics, London.


Craft Potters Association, Fellow
York Art Workers Association
Crafts Council Photostore Selected Makers

Public Collections

Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Royal Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
Royal Ulster Museum, Belfast
York City Art Gallery
Nottingham Castle Museum
The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent


Diploma of Honour: Korean International Ceramic Biennale, 2019
York Art Workers Association, bursary for collaborative project development, 2008
Arts Council England, project award, ‘Clay in the Vale of York’, 2007
Yorkshire Arts, grant towards new kiln, 1998
Inax Design Prize, 1989
Crafts Council Setting Up, 1981


2014 Ben Brierley, Firing Kilns, Bloomsbury
2002 Paul Rice, British Studio Ceramics, Crowood Press
2001 Rosemary Cochrane, Salt-glaze Ceramics, Crowood Press
1990 Oliver Watson, British Studio Pottery, Phaidon
  Pat Carter, Dictionary of Potters Marks, Scholar Press
1982 Emmanuel Cooper, Electric Kiln Pottery, Batsford


2019 KICB
2006 Saltglasert Keramikk
  Broughton Gallery
2002 Saltzbrand
1994 Saltzbrand
1989 Inax Design Prize
1983 Studio Ceramics Today