Potts is an artist whose creative life has extended over 45 years. He has Diplomas in Fine Art & Graphic Design, which have provided a platform to hone his skills as a designer and screen-printer, producing illustrative and design work for many clients, as well as his own fine art practice.

His experience in the advertising and fashion industry included working for AZ Films, Gearprint, Midori, Rip Curl and Ritzenhoff Glassware (Germany).

Exhibiting for the first time in 1996 as a fine artist, he has continued to show his work collectively and solo, in art galleries from Noosa to Melbourne.

Potts is currently living in Mullumbimby with his artist wife, Anne Leon, where they produce screen-printed t-towels, timber postcards, under their POSTBOARDS label, and continue their fine arts practice.