Name
Peter Rushforth
Gender
Male
Roles
  • Artist (Ceramist)
Other Occupation
  • Soldier (ANZSIC code: 760) c.1940 - 1945 8th Division, AIF
  • Teacher Ceramics (ANZSIC code: 810) 1950 - East Sydney Technical College, Sydney, NSW
Tags:
Woodfired stoneware
Influence of Japan
Zen
Prisoner of War
Mingei
Birth date
4 December 1920
Birth place
Manly, NSW
Death date
22 July 2015
Active Period
  • c.1946 -
Residence
  • 1920 - c.1940 Manly, NSW
  • c.1942 - c.1945 Changi POW Camp, Singapore, Malaya (Also on the Burma Thailand railway)
  • c.1946 - c.1950 Melbourne, Vic.
  • 1951 - c.1978 Sydney, NSW
  • c.1978 - 2015 Shipley, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia
Training
  • Pottery, c.1946 - c.1949 Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Vic.
  • Pottery workshops, 1963 Japan
Initial Record Data Source
  • Powerhouse Museum