CH Pottery


I specialise in wheel thrown pottery that although functional in nature is designed to offer the user an aesthetic experience through the colours and textures of the pieces. I live and work on the shores of Lough Neagh in Co Antrim and draw inspiration for my pottery from the unique natural environment around me. I strive to reflect the changing colours and tones of Lough Neagh in the glazes I use.


 I have lived for most of my adult life on the shores of Lough Neagh.

Though I spent all of my professional career in teaching, several years ago a Foundation Course in Art and Design in the South Eastern Regional College, Lisburn provided me with an opportunity to further my life-long interest in ceramic art. ‘Making’ quickly became my passion and I retired from teaching in 2013 to follow my dream of becoming a potter.

I enrolled in the Ceramics Department in Belfast Metropolitan College and was fortunate to begin my journey in ceramics under the guidance and instruction of master-potter Rory Shearer. Since then I have been essentially self taught working each day in my studio. 

My studio is a converted byre at my home near Aldergrove Co Antrim.   Here you can see my pottery being made by hand, thrown on the wheel and fired in my electric kilns. I concentrate on creating functional stoneware – bowls, cups, pitchers, mugs, plates – that reflect, within the glazes I use, the colours and textures of the natural environment of my Lough Neagh surroundings. 

I currently have work for sale in Midtown Makers, Ballymena and Stonerow Artisans in Coleraine. I sell my work online via my website and via commission. I participate regularly in Craft Fairs in Ballycastle as a member of Naturally North Coast and Glens Artisans.




30 Largy Road Crumlin BT29 4RN

Opening Hours

You are welcome to come to my studio to see me at work.
To arrange please contact me via email,


Where to Buy My Work

Midtown Makers Church Street Ballymena

Stone Row Artisans Stone Row Coleraine

20-20 Art Kings Road Whitehead

Danann Crafts William Street Lurgan

Errichel House Crieff Road Aberfeldy Perthshire Scotland

  • Commissions / Workshops / Private bookings
I have undertaken commissions ranging from single pieces to complete dinner services.. If you would wish me to undertake a commission please contact me directly via email

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