FITCH, Doug

Doug Fitch   British 1964

Between 1990-2004 he worked at various locations by 2004 he worked at the Hollyford Pottery in Devon. He presently lives with his partner Hannah McAndrew in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland with their young family. He and his partner are best known for their earthenware and slip-decorated pieces. Both of these makers are deeply immersed in the traditions of English Country Pottery in a style found across the country from medieval times until the late 19th century.

“I’ve been making pots for most of my life. It’s a strange thing, to be excited by something as simple as a brown clay jug and I can’t explain it, but it seems that it happens to some people; it just gets under your skin.

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