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Neil Grant: Master Potter
Exhibition and Book launch

This exhibition and book shine a light on the development of Neil’s skill and artistry with clay and fire. 

“Twenty years to learn, twenty years to forget, and then the real work begins to find your voice”

Neil Grant is an artist and a ceramicist. In his twenties he learned to work with clay, to throw, to mould, to coil, to slab build, to glaze, to fire a kiln, to decorate simple and complex surfaces. He has been a leader in ceramics education for over 40 years. His sixty-year career as a ceramic artist spans the years from the flowering of domestic rustic pots to large sculptural ceramics and major architectural commissions. He is well known for his distinctive reworking of traditional Shino-Japanese pottery into a fusion of Anglo-Oriental forms but recreating them in new and exciting ways.


This exhibition and associated events are held in conjunction with the Festival of Ceramics which will take place in Dunedin over Labour weekend 2021, when Ceramics NZ holds its 60th National Diamond Jubilee Exhibition.

See here for full details of Exhibition, Workshops and Public Programme | 8 - 28 October





   Neil Grant is a master potter of New Zealand.
   This lavishly illustrated book, is a celebration
   of Grant's life and work and spans his 
   sixty-year career as a ceramic artist.






City of Literature Book event

Neil Grant: Master Potter | An evening with the Author and Artist

6PM -  Dunningham Suite, Dunedin Public Library

Pre-order your copy now, please contact Pam McKinlay

Order form and payment details at

A limited number of copies of Neil Grant: Master Potter, by Peter Stupples will be available on the night.

Copies will be batch printed
Cost per book $90.00 incl GST (pick up Dunedin)

PLUS: Indicative price for
Track and trace P&P $17.70 NZ
Extra for rural delivery $4.00 NZ 


Published on 28 Jun 2021

Orderdate: 28 Jun 2021
Expiry: 29 Sep 2021