Geoffrey Eastop

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Geoffrey Eastop (born January 16, 1921[1]) is an English potter.[2]

Eastop was born in London, where he studied at Goldsmiths' College. He also studied at the Academie Ranson, Paris.

Geoffrey Eastop has been a potter throughout his life and collaborated with the artist John Piper from 1969, sometimes working at Piper's home at Fawley Bottom in south Buckinghamshire.[3][4] His work has been exhibited at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London and the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. In 2005, he had a solo exhibition of his work at the River and Rowing Museum in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.

He lives at Ecchinswell near Kingsclere in Hampshire[5] with his wife.


  1. ^ Rice, Paul (2002). British Studio Ceramics. Crowood Press. p. 222. ISBN 1861265298. 
  2. ^ Geoffrey Eastop — Biography,
  3. ^ Spalding, Frances (2009). John Piper — Myfanwy Piper: Lives in Art. Oxford University Press. pp. 456–457, 464. ISBN 978-0-19-956761-4. 
  4. ^ Eastop, Geoffrey (2011). The Piper Years: A Memoir. Zingaro Books. ISBN 978-0-9566848-2-0. 
  5. ^ "Geoffrey Eastop". Artists and Galleries. Newbury & District Arts Association, UK. Retrieved March 19, 2012. 

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