was born in St Ives in 1931. He started at Leach Pottery as an apprentice
straight from school in 1945.
He became a production thrower for the Leach Standardware range and eventually
helped to teach new students.
In 1955 Kenneth set up the Tregenna Hill Pottery in St Ives which he ran
for five years making mostly tableware using stoneware and red earthenware.
He took a six-month training and teaching post in the USA and on his return
in 1960, he rejoined the Leach Pottery where he worked with Bill Marshall
training new art college students who worked at the pottery on a two-year
In 1963, Kenneth went to Japan to work with Shoji Hamada for a while.
Just before his planned return later that year, he drowned tragically
in a swimming accident.
Kenneth Quick's work is highly regarded.