Three vases by Peter Voulkos

Peter Voulkos, Three vases, 1952; ceramic and stoneware

Gourd Shaped Vase (left), Vase with Leaf (center), Green Swirls Vase (right)

Left: Gift of Dr. Francis J. Newton, Third Annual Exhibition of Northwest Ceramics, May 1952.

Center: Gift of Rose Fenzl.

Right: Osmon B. Stubbs Memorial Award Recipient, Third Annual Exhibition of Northwest Ceramics, May 1952.

Artwork Info

Type of Work Pottery
Medium clay (left), and stoneware (center and right)
Dimensions various dimensions

Artist Info

Name Peter Voulkos
Born January 1, 1924
Role artist, ceramist, sculptor
Culture American
Notes or Bio

American ceramicist who helped the craft garner acceptance as an art form by creating abstract expressionist works that vacillate between sculpture and ceramic.

Credits: Dan Kvitka

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