Keith Lewis

Thrown ceramics

Keith Lewis began studying ceramics with Nicola Tassie at Standpoint where he met Stuart Carey. He moved to the Kiln Rooms in 2015. He studies with Duncan Hooson at Morley College.

He concentrates on tea-bowls, mid-sized and large bowls, and platters, using stoneware and porcelain clays.

During an illustrious career in classical music he was made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM) in the Queen’s New Year Honours 2000 for services to opera. Among his recordings are: the Mozart Requiem, Don Giovanni, Messiah, Haydn Masses, Beethoven 9, Bach B Minor Mass Berlioz’s Requiem, Salomé, Mahler 8, Das Paradies und Peri, La Damnation de Faust, and Das Lied von der Erde with many of the greatest conductors and orchestras in the world.

His life in music informs his work as a potter.

To contact Keith please go via The Kiln Rooms