Rachel Ruddle is a practicing studio potter residing in Fredericksburg, Virginia. In 2016 she received her BA in Studio Art from the University of Mary Washington. She was awarded the Alfred Levitt Memorial Scholarship in Art during her final year of study at UMW. Rachel was the Resident Potter at Ponshop Studio in downtown Fredericksburg from the summer of 2016 through 2018. She is currently making work in a group studio space at Sophia Street Studios. In the fall of 2017 she spent four weeks as a Work Study participant at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. You can find her work in the gallery of Ponshop Studio, on Etsy at Rachel Ruddle Pottery or on display during local shows in the Fredericksburg and Richmond area.