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You are viewing a beta test launch of which includes a limited number of American studio ceramic artists who worked during the period 1946 to present. We welcome and encourage your feedback on the website, its search functions, appearance and suggested improvements. We will continue to refine the website functions and to add artists to the database. The Marks Project, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to creating A Marks Dictionary of American Studio Ceramics, 1946-present. 

This site is a free research tool to assists in identifying studio ceramic objects made by makers working in America during the period 1946 to present. The search process leads from general to specific; ending with an artist page with images, links to artists' websites, a biography, bibliography, and list of public institutions holding each artist’s work.

This site is a free marks registry for ceramic artists. To be included in the database and link to your website select Questionnaire to submit your information.

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TMP, a division of The Marks Project, Inc., has created and maintains TMP ( ) website to provide a research tool to assist in the identification and attribution of American studio ceramics and ceramic makers, working from 1946 to present. TMP is not a valuation tool. TMP is not an authentication tool.

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