Mohamed Hamid has been a potter for 35 years. He established the Star Pottery in Lewes in 1989, so this year in 2019 we are celebrating 30 years at the Star Pottery!


Mohamed specialises in brush decorated, hand-thrown stoneware and earthenware Majolica pottery in the tin glazed earthenware tradition.

He gained his BA Hons Ceramics at Farnham Art college. He then trained with Alan Caiger-Smith at Aldermaston Pottery and later with Jonathan Chiswell-Jones in Sussex.

In 1989 he was awarded a Crafts Council Grant and established his workshop in the Star Brewery building.

Mohamed is a member of the CPA, SDC and the Sussex Guild.