Squared body with wide rounded rim. Date late 1960s - early 1970. Early example of Tom Smith's work.Height 3¼Width (Top) 4Width (Bottom) 2. This is a previously owned vintage item. Signs of age and wear; some fading and discoloration on the interior. Very small chip in glaze on outer rim, approx.
X (refer to last photograph). In overall good vintage condition. Tom Smith was born in Pennsylvania in 1933.
In 1957, he received his bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He went on to teach for two years and in 1959 began graduate school at New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. He studied under several highly regarded studio potters; Daniel Rhodes, Robert Turner, and Val Cushing. After receiving his MFA in 1961, he eventually stopped making pottery to participate in political activism full-time.It was not until 1971, when Smith moved to Canada he began working in clay again. Smith relocated to Saint Andrews and in the summer of 1983 opened. A full-time studio, retail space, and gallery which he operated for 30 years. For decades, Smiths work has appeared in exhibitions, museums, galleries, and private collections worldwide and earned several prestigious distinctions. In 1992, he received The Strathbutler Award for Excellence and in 1999 was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts.
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The item "Abstract Expressionist Studio Ceramics Tom Smith Vtg MCM Canadian Art Pottery" is in sale since Thursday, July 18, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\Studio/ Handcrafted Pottery". The seller is "lots_vintage" and is located in Ferndale, Michigan.
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