1977-78  Middlesex Polytechnic, Art Teacher’s Certificate  

1974-77  West Surrey College of Art and Design, Farnham  

1972-74  Cambridge School of Art, foundation course  

On leaving college, Stephen combined teaching Art and Design with making pots. After several years spent at Marlborough College in Wiltshire as the ceramics and sculpture tutor, Stephen returned to his native Fens and established his studio in a converted Methodist Chapel. Throughout this time, Stephen has exhibited his work widely and most recently at :

The Porthminster Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall
The Norris Museum, St Ives, Cambs.
La Galleria, Pall Mall, London (Royal Arts Prize)
York Ceramics Fair
Contemporary Ceramics Centre, London
‘Innovations in Ceramic Art’, Cambridge
Primavera Gallery, Cambridge
Pyramid Gallery, York
Gavagan Art, Settle, Yorkshire
Gallery 57, Arundel
Babylon Gallery, Ely, Cambridgeshire
The Old Fire Engine House Gallery, Ely

He is represented in Cornwall by the Porthminster Gallery in St Ives and in Cambridge by Primavera Gallery.

Stephen is a selected member of the Anglian Potters and The Craft Potters Associations.

Author of ‘The Glaze Book’, published by Thames & Hudson in 2002.
And of the forthcoming book on ‘Contemporary Raku’ to be published in January 2022  by the Crowood Press in Wiltshire.
Magazine Articles:
Ceramics Art + Perception October 2017
Ceramic Review ‘Masterclass’ May/June 2018 , and repeated in July/August 2020 including video