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 MEET THE TEAM

RICK DAVIS

Rick is the founder of the team. He served an apprenticeship to become an ornamental caster and worked for over 20 years at Royal Worcester before starting Kinver Ceramics.  Many of Rick’s family have worked at Royal Worcester most notably his grandfather Harry Davis, the ceramic artist but also his great, Grandfather Arthur who was a potter and his great grandmother Charlotte who was a ceramic artist. 

ALEX HILL

Alex left school at the tender age of 15 to serve an apprenticeship at Royal Worcester Porcelain he wanted to be a sculptor and create the models but was taken on as a mould maker, being taught by George Morris, Bob Nunn, and Den Blake. His starting wage equated to about £3.50 from which he had to contribute  a third toward the cost of his apprenticeship. For many years he was in charge of the development for all the useful and ornamental mould making, working with sculptors such as Jim Alder and Bernard Winskill.
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

PAUL ENGLISH

Paul joined Royal Worcester Porcelain Company straight from school in 1970 and was trained to paint fruit subjects by the painters Jack Freeman, Harry Aryton and Edward (Ted) Townsend.

Some years later he left Royal Worcester to work for other well know local china companies painting 3D wildlife sculptures.

He returned to Royal Worcester in 1995 where he did international demonstrations out in South Korea and Japan and went on to become training supervisor for all the new artists, until its demise in 2009. Now he is helping us keep all the traditional skills alive.