Greyson Perry | Grayson Perry was born in Chelmsford, England in 1960. British ceramist, visual artist & writer . His numerous solo exhibitions since the early 1980s. Grayson Perry lives and works in London. He won the 2003 Turner Prize, the first time a potter has participated, let alone won this prestigious UK prize. His comment on winning: "It's about time a transvestite potter won the Turner"!