Bennett Bean

Bennett Bean (born March 25, 1941) is a ceramic artist from the United States. He is most frequently classified as a studio potter. Some would classify him as a sculptor and painter as well. Bean’s ceramic creations are asymmetrical, non-functional, and flowing in appearance, as is his style. Bean’s influences are Japanese pottery, Native American, … Read more

Ralph Bacerra

Ralph Bacerra (1938-2008) designs quirky pottery with brilliant hues and interwoven geometric motifs on clay surfaces. Ralph Bacerra was a Los Angeles-based artist known as a professional educator who was also one of the first potters to resurrect the highly decorative surface by using enamels and luster glazes in previously unheard-of ways. Ralph’s eye-catching ceramics … Read more

Rudy Autio

Rudy Autio, (1926- 2007)born on October 8, 1926, and died on June 20, 2007, was an American sculptor and ceramicist who was most known for his figurative ceramic containers and sculptures. Rudy’s early pots reflected abstract expressionism, he is best known for his later figurative work which left an indelible mark on art. Autio is … Read more

Noriko Kuresumi (unique qualities)

Nikki Noriko Kuresumi is a Japanese artist who lives and works in New York City. She is known for her elegant, sensual ceramic sculptures, which are inspired by the harmony and balance of the ocean. In her work, she is mostly focused on organic shapes that are inspired by the ocean. While her artist statement … Read more

Robert Arneson

Robert Arneson, also known as Robert Carston Arneson, was a sculptor and ceramics professor at the University of California, Davis, for nearly three decades. He was born on September 4, 1930, and died on November 2, 1992, in Davis, California, United States. Robert Carston Arneson (1930 1992) was born on September 4, 1930, in Benicia, … Read more