Leonard Smith

{}Leonard is currently researching Song Dynasty High Iron Glazes.

After Graduating from The National Art School in 1975, Leonard completed a Dip Ed and MA,VA (Hons) at Sydney University. Leonard co-authored the Handbook for Australian Potters and is a much published writer about the craft of pottery.

Annual studio sales supplement over 60 group and solo exhibitions over the last 40 years. Leonard has work in 8 public collections in Australia, Germany, Japan, PNG and the Philippines.

Leonard has served as;

          President of the Potters' Society of Australia twice;

          Editor of Pottery in Australia;

          Vice President of the Crafts Council of NSW;


          Leonard is a Life Member of the Potters' Society of Australia.

      (The Australian Ceramics Association)


Leonard is currently the Presidentnt of the Ceramic Study Group


At the Jian ware Shard Heaps in 2014

Dragon Kiln in Fujian Province China in 2019