1962

Arklow Studio Pottery is born in September 1962, under the direction of John ffrench as art director.  His salary was £17 a week and by November ffrench had completed himself 200 pieces of hand-painted pottery, largely tableware and vessels. The first exhibition of this work takes place in November 1962 in Dublin where Joh McGuire of Brown Thomas buys the entire collection before it even opens.

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