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Ann Boyajian

Biography to Display: 

1950 Born, Akron, Ohio

EDUCATION 

1972 BFA, Painting, Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh PA 

APPRENTICESHIPS & RESIDENCIES 

2018-2022 Resident Artist, Harvard Ceramics Program, Allston MA 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE 

1972- 2018 Illustrator 

BIOGRAPHY 

The ceramic work of Ann Boyajian is low-fired red earthenware, hand built and one-of-a-kind vessels, plates, and sculptures. Surface treatments include black and white painted underglazes, the sgraffito technique, and a transparent glaze, or terra sigilatta. Motifs are narrative and usually include animals.  

In her career as an illustrator, Ann Boyajian has illustrated and published numerous books, several about cats. 

 

Website(s):

annboyajian.com

Artist's Studio: Ann Boyajian

 

Typical Marks

Initials aB: lowercase a, Upper case B, pressed into clay back to back.  

Narrow Long Vessel
Narrow Long Vessel
2019
Mark, Cat Vessel
Mark, Cat Vessel
2019
aB
aB
2019
Narrow Long Vessel
Form: Vessel
Materials: Earthenware
Method: Hand Built
Surface Technique: Glaze, Sgraffito, Terra Sigillata, Underglaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
2019
Photo: TMP
Small Animal Head
Date: 2019
Form: Sculpture
Materials: Earthenware
Method: Hand Built
Surface Technique: Clear Glaze, Sgraffito, Terra Sigillata, Underglaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
2019
Photo: TMP
Cat Vessel
Date: 2019
Form: Vessel
Materials: Earthenware
Method: Hand Built
Surface Technique: Clear Glaze, Sgraffito, Terra Sigillata, Underglaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: McGee, Donna. "The Marks Project." Last modified January 22, 2021. http://themarksproject.org:443/marks/boyajian