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David John Wright (b. 1965 Cleethorpes, N.E. Lincs)
Qualifications BA (Hons) 3D Design - Ceramics 1st Class
                   MA RCA Ceramics & Glass
                   PGCE Design & Technology (Secondary)
Trained  Grimsby College of Technology, School of Art
               Wolverhampton Polytechnic
               Royal College of Art
               University of Wolverhampton

Career Design & Technology teacher in Birmingham and the Black Country for 27 years, 21 years as Head of Faculty

Interesting (?) facts about The Headless Cross Potter 

  • He lives with wife and daughter in the oddly named Headless Cross area of Redditch, which has a Black Sabbath album named after it, it is where the late John Bonham of Led Zeppelin was brought up. The neighbouring area of Crabbs Cross is where the inhabitants walk sideways

  • David is a Meggy, this is somebody who was born on the hill in Cleethorpes known as Issac's Hill

  • When he finally graduated from the RCA in 1992 he shared the stage at the Royal Albert Hall along with David Hockney and Vivienne Westwood 

  • David is left handed

  • David has, to date, had three letters printed in Viz comic

  • In the early 1990's David was a published cartoonist for a niche computer magazine

  • David has had a 'fan quote' printed on a Big Country CD cover

  • David supports both Grimsby Town and West Bromwich Albion, although on recent performances the question is why?

  • David is part owned by 5 Burmese cats

About The Headless Cross Potter

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