Tea Bowl

Frank Boyden, Tea Bowl, 2003; ceramic

Gift of the Collins Family.

Artwork Info

Type of Work Tea bowl, Chawan
Medium ceramic
Dimensions 3" x 3.5" diameter

Artist Info

Name Frank Boyden
Born January 1, 1942
Role ceramist, artist, printmaker
Culture American
Education 1965 BA: Colorado College, Colorado Springs 1968 BFA, MFA: Yale University, New Haven, CT 1977 Ceramic studies in Peru and Ecuador
Also known as Uncle Skulky
Reference URL frankboydenstudio...
Notes or Bio

Frank Boyden’s work can be found in museums and galleries near and far, from the Museum of Contemporary Craft Collection to the Pushkin Museum of Moscow, Russia. His influential works in ceramics, sculpture, and printmaking celebrate the natural and ecological through organic and faunal iconography. His cast bronze outdoor sculptures include the Vietnam War Memorial overlooking the ocean in Newport, OR, the William Stafford Memorial Standing Stones on the Willamette in Lake Oswego, OR, and works at the Oregon Coast Aquarium, the Oregon State Hospital, at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.

In 1970, he founded the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology in Otis, Oregon.

professional experience:
1968–71 Professor at University of
New Mexico, Albuquerque
1970–present Founder and Teacher,
Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Otis, OR
1971–present Self-employed artist
1976–78 Faculty, Oregon School of Arts &
Crafts, Portland
1985 Assistant Editor, Studio Potter
1985 Artist-in-Residence, National College
of Art & Design, Oslo, Norway
1991–present Founder, Margery Davis
Boyden Wilderness Writing Residency
Program, OR

Credits: Photo by Hannah Finegold

Rights: All Rights Reserved

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