Derek Clarkson

Ceramicist, Maker

Derek Clarkson was closely associated with a calligraphic decoration technique used on much of his work, alongside a significant experimentation later in his career with crystalline glazes.
Trained between 1944-47 at the Manchester College of Art, Clarkson eventually worked as the Senior Lecturer in Ceramics at the Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University.
  • Gender
    Male
  • Relationship
    Artist/maker
  • Nationality
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Born
    15th July 1928
  • Place of birth
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Died
    17th February 2013
  • Place of death
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Lancashire: Bacup
  • Cause of death
    Unknown or unrecorded
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