Vtg Frances Senska Bozeman Montana Studio Pottery Lidded Bowl Archie Bray. This exquisite piece has no cracks, but has a slight chip on the inner rim of the lid, which is not visible when looking at the piece. 8.5 wide from handle to handle, 7 diameter. A beautiful addition to any serious art pottery collection.Often called the mother of Montana art, ceramic artist Frances Senska has lived a rich life, from her roots in West Africa to her idyllic location on the banks of Bozeman Creek in Montana. Her teaching career spanned over 30 years, and her students include such pivotal artists as Rudy Autio and Peter Voulkos. Also, she was instrumental in the founding of the Archie Bray Foundation, literally helping to lay the bricks of the first pottery. Her work is functional and of the earth her clays dug locally and her glazes made from natural materials, many of them local as well and her surface decoration reflects her love of the nature that surrounds her as well as her memories from Africa.
Senska died on Christmas Day, 2009 at the age of 95. The item "Vtg Frances Senska Bozeman Montana Studio Pottery Lidded Bowl Archie Bray" is in sale since Saturday, August 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\Studio/ Handcrafted Pottery". The seller is "wanderingemporium" and is located in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas.
This item can be shipped to United States.