Richard Wilson is known for his use of colour and abstract designs. He was borm and brought up in Norwich, UK and has been making pots since the early 1970s.
After studying for two years at Great Yarmouth College of Art, he worked from 1974 - 1980 at Le Dieu Pottery in Norwich before spending three years in Australia and New Zealand, and a further five years in Germany, experimenting and using different techniques.
His work is influenced by Eastern Europen design, particularly Hungarian and Romanian slipware from the 1800s, and is also heavily influenced by the Cardew tradition of English county pottery.
Richard Wilson is a member of several pottery associations, including being a Professional Member of the Craft Potters Association and a former Chairman of the West Country Potters Association. His work is exhibited throughout the UK and the Caribbean.