BOB NEAL

Born 22 Novembre 1961 in Bromley, Kent England.

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1978-79     First experiences with clay at the " Fusion pottery " in Boughton Monchelsea, under the tuition of Dougal Bricknell and Tony Foard.

1979     Foundation course in arts and design at " Medway College of Design ", Rochester, Kent.

1980-81     Lower D.A.T.E.C. diploma course in ceramics at " Medway College of Design ".

1982-83     Higher D.A.T.E.C. diploma in ceramics received with distinction.
" Medway College of Design " diploma recieved with merit
First workshops built with Michael Willie in Thurnham, Kent.
First visits to France working with Mike Goddard.

1984     First show with the potters who received diplomas with distinction in Maidstone, Kent.

1985     Arrived in the Lot to create " Poterie De Bourzolles " near Souillac in France. Winter potting in Manningtree, Essex, in Mike Goddard's Workshops.

1992     Received medal from the " Société d’encouragement aux Métiers d’Art " at the craftsmens exhibition in Figeac, France, and the organizers prize at the " Salon Des Métiers d’Art " in Toulouse, France.

1994     Founder member and president of the association " Au Fil Des Arts " created to promote and develop the arts and crafts of Souillac.

1998     Amalgamation of the two companies," Faiences Patricia H. " and "  Poterie de Bourzolles ".

2004     The shop and workshop in Souillac are moved to our current premises.

 

ClayWorkshop
Route de Salignac
Bourzolles - 46200 Souillac
Tel: +33.5.65.37.81.62

Decoration Workshop
8 Place Doussot - 46200 Souillac
Tel/Fax: +33.5.65.32.63.08