Ridgeline Pottery

1466 South Arm Road Sandford Australia


Ben Richardson is an award winning potter, known Australia wide for his contemporary wood fired ceramics made from local clay and glaze materials. Ben has collected and tested these materials for over 30 years and is represented in museums and private collections in Australia and around the world. Ridgeline Pottery is also a working pottery, making functional tableware for several of the best restaurants in and around Hobart such as The Agrarian Kitchen, Aloft restaurant and The Black Footed Pig. Ben is currently making work for Tetsuyas in Sydney as well as Quay and Bennelong and Attica in Melbourne. His contemporary tableware also features on the dining tables of many private users who have enjoyed them in these restaurants. You can visit Ben and see him making work, browse our showroom for a full range of his wares while enjoying the environment that so inspires him. This year Ben has been invited to teach a summer course at the renown craft school in North Carolina, Penland. He will also be working with several North Carolina potters in pre conference workshops and moderating and speaking on panels at a world wide conference on Wood Firing.