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Troy Amastar

Biography to Display: 

EDUCATION

1981 BA Berea College, Berea, Kentucky

1989 Workshop with Will Ruggles and Douglass Rankin, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

ca.1981-1983 Joe Osolnik pottery

1983—Studio Potter, Dancing Dragonfly Pottery, North Carolina

 

Troy Amastar is known for functional porcelain wheel-thrown wares decorated using stains, slip-trailing and sgraffito techniques. Amastar's influences include Japanese aesthetics and nature designs. Her most influential teacher was Silvia Granatelli.

 

 

 

Center for CraftSouthern Highland Craft Guild

 

 

Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

Typical Marks
Mug
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Fish Plate
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze, Slip Trailing
Bottle and Tumbler Set
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze

Citation: Herrera, Carolyn. "The Marks Project." Last modified March 29, 2022. http://themarksproject.org:443/marks/amastar