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our trustees
Tony Cohen MSc RIBA Chairman  
Tony is a chartered architect & conservation specialist whose first connection with the historic Farnham Pottery goes back to the 1980s when he campaigned to save the buildings which were then at risk of redevelopment. Tony became a founder member of the Farnham Pottery Trust and is a trustee of two other charities; The Earthworks Trust which promotes environmental education and awareness based in East Meon, Hampshire and the Alton Building Preservation Trust. A few years after graduating from University College London Tony set up his own architectural practice concentrating on work to listed buildings. A number of years later he set up Britannia Architectural Metalwork Ltd. which he ran until he sold it prior to his retirement. Tony has practised pottery as a hobby for nearly fifty years and been a member of the West Street Potter group for over 30 years.
Ashley Howard
Ashley teaches ceramics at University for the Creative Arts, Farnham (UCA). He originally studied ceramics at UCA, Rochester, Ashley later studied for his Masters at the Royal College of Art. Ashley has exhibited his work at international level has lectured widely and written articles. 
Kathy Mason
Kathy is a sculptor, teacher and community artist who employs a range of ceramic materials and processes both within her own practice and site specific commissions.  She combines ceramic workshops with group collaborations to create mosaics and totems, which mark a lasting educational experience.
Ann Watson
Ann studied for a B Ed. at London University followed by a B Sc. at the Open University and an MA at the University of Sussex. After a career stretching from Head of Art in a Comprehensive school to running a major research project for the then Ministry of Education she retired and went on to qualify and work as a CAB advisor and become Chairman of Guildford U3A. She was  a founding director of West Street Potters and Founder and first Chairman of The Farnham Pottery Trust.