Greg Barron A ceramic artist and potter with a career spanning more than forty years, Greg Barron attended Wellington Polytechnic in 1966 and began working as a potter in 1972 with Mirek Smisek at Te Horo. For a time Barron worked with Yvonne Rust at Parua Bay, Northland. His exhibition history includes the Fletcher Challenge Ceramic Award, New Zealand Potters Exhibitions, The Portage Ceramic Awards and the Sydney Myer Fund International Ceramics Award, Australia. He has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards and, with assistance from Creative New Zealand, he has worked with artists internationally, particularly in China. His work is held in the Australasian collection in Fuping and the Shanghai Craft Museum.