Phil Rogers is a Welsh potter, born in Newport, Gwent, educated at Newport College of Art and Swansea College of Art, and at the Univesrity of Wales. Continuing the legacy of Bernard Leach, Rogers taught at North Staffordshire University and has been received numerous Arts Council and Craft Council awards in Great Britain. He served four terms as the Chairman of the Crafts Potters Association of Great Britain and is regarded as one of the master potters of Great Britain. Rogers works in a studio that is a converted stone stable.
Research Grant, Arts Council of Wales, 1982 Four term president of the Craft Potters Association of Great Britain National Eisteddfod of Wales, First Prize Winner, 1986 Crafts Council Grant, 1987 Visits Ethiopia with Project Ploughshare to set up women's pottery in Gondar, 1993 Appointed to the Craft Board of Wales, 1994 Westerwald Prize Exhibition, Germany, 1999 Trustee of Craft Potters' Charitable Trust, 1999 Private collectors that hold Rogers' work include the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Princess of Museum, Dutch National Collection, National Museum of Wales, and many others.