RONALD POTHIER, NOW IN HEMMINGFORD, QC, AT 146 ROUTE 202 H0L 1H0
Ronald started potting in 1973 at the age of 13...
....., First in high school art class then working in a regional pottery studio after school and summers.
At only 16 years old, Ron began his formal studies in a three year program at John Abbott College.He then worked at Magus Pottery in Montreal.
In 1985, he continued his studies at Pottery Bonsecours in Old Montreal.
In 1997 , Ron was honored by the City of Lachine receiving the prize ‘’mérite de la Culture’’ (professional category) for his dedication and promotion of the arts through his teaching.
In 1999, Ron opened a Studio/Gallery “Le Potier Pothier” in Lachine.
During the winter 2009-2010 Ronald and his Wife, Norma, moved to a farm in Hemmingford.
Currently Ronald has constructed a new Timber frame studio on this beautiful land and endeavors to become a permanent artistic fixture of Hemmingford.