The Dinner Party is a feminist artwork created by Judy Chicago in the 1970s. It is a large triangular table with place settings for 39 historical and mythological women, including Virginia Woolf and Sojourner Truth. It aims to recognize and celebrate the achievements of women throughout history. Feasting with Judy Chicago: An Appreciation of Her … Read more
A chawan is a type of tea bowl used in the Japanese tea ceremony. It is typically made of ceramic or pottery and has a round shape with a wide rim and a deep bowl. The chawan is designed to be held in the hand and is used to prepare and serve tea in the … Read more
At Black Mountain College, M. C. Richards was one of the most popular teachers with the students. She grouped her courses under the general heading of “Reading and Writing” while including important elements such as literary criticism.
Daniel Rhodes uses a technique of applying applications of slips to achieve what Rhodes calls “fortuitous forms” of clay. Rhodes is well-known as an author among studio potters and ceramic sculptors for his expertise in ceramics processes.
What I find most interesting is Rhead created and developed a Fiesta plate collection in the 1930s, which became very popular at the time. It was designed in the Art Deco style around a spherical concept.
Don Reitz is credited with sparking a resurgence in the United States of salt-glazed pottery. Sara Period is the name given to a series of ceramic pieces that were created by Don, known as the healing series.
Rady’s work reveals she was heavily influenced by Chinese ceramics from the Song Dynasty (simple shape and form), which I discovered after a closer look at her work. Rady’s ceramic artwork is a modern minimalist ceramic vessel.
Kenneth Price is primarily known for creating ceramic sculptures of a small size resembling colorful biomorphic blobs. His ceramic sculptures are abstract shapes constructed of fired clay and are not glazed.
Mark Pharis is an emeritus professor and former chair of the Department of Art at the University of Minnesota. He works in an earthenware workshop with Wayne Branum in Roberts, Wisconsin. He has been on the boards of directors of the Archie Bray Foundation, the Northern Clay Center, and other organizations. Mark is known for … Read more
Winnie Owens-Hart (born 1949) is an American ceramist and sculptor. Owens-Hart received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, followed by a Master of Fine Arts degree from Howard University. Currently, Owens-Hart teaches at Howard University. Winnie is known for using clay to touch on women’s issues, both … Read more