PATRICIA NEAL

Born 2 Novembre 1957 in Paris, France.

1973     Studied ceramics and design in the porcelain, faïences and lava decorating dept of the " Lycée A.Renoir " in Paris;

1975      End of B.T.S. studies in ceramics and applied arts. Separer at Paris art college , mural art ,decoration and drawing section.

1977     Arrived in the Lot. Employed as a decorator for the " Atelier de Tournefeuille " in Lamothe– Fenelon.

1979     First inscription as an "  artiste libre "

1980     Inscription at the chamber of craftsmen in the Lot. Creation and inauguration of the " Atelier du Roc " near Souillac.

1981      Passed professional aptitude certificate, ( C.A.P. ) as a thrower of earthenware , stoneware and porcelain.

1985     Received tuition for accounting and crafts business management.

1990     Took part in the competition for the best french crafts people , " Meilleurs ouvriers de France ", in the high fired earthenware section.

1991     Moved to Souillac town center to open " Faiences Patricia H. ", our new workshops and showroom. Received county crafts prize " Grand Prix Départemental des Métiers d’Art.

1994     Founder member of the association "  Au Fil Des Arts " 

1998     Amalgamation of the two companies," Faiences Patricia H. " and "  Poterie de Bourzolles ".

2004     The shop and workshop in Souillac are moved to our current premises

2009    "Trompe l'oeil" painting courses and fresco painting courses in Périgueux

 

ClayWorkshop
Route de Salignac
Bourzolles - 46200 Souillac
Tel: +33.5.65.37.81.62

Decoration Workshop
8 Place Doussot - 46200 Souillac
Tel/Fax: +33.5.65.32.63.08