r watt


Ronnie Watt is a collector and specialist researcher of South African studio pottery and studio ceramic art. He wrote his Master’s dissertation (Unisa) on South African studio pottery of the later twentieth century and its Anglo-Oriental epithet. The focus of his Ph.D research falls on contextualizing the history of twentieth and twenty-first South African ceramics to position socio-political influences in the development of oeuvres and genres. He has published numerous articles on South African studio pottery. After retiring from his career as journalist and producer of television programmes, he emigrated from South Africa to Canada in 2015 and is now resident in Vancouver where he continues his research and writing.



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