Robin Welch, studied at Penzance School of Art and the Central School of Art, London. He worked part-time at the Leach Pottery between 1953 and 1959 before opening his own pottery in London's west end, which ran from 1960 to 1962. After a couple of years of world travel, he returned to England and in 1965 set up Stadbroke Pottery in Eye, Suffolk.
Robin has designed for many major companies, including Wedgwood, Midwinter and Denby, and has done much teaching. His work is distinctively painterly in decor and sculptural in design.