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Amy Doigan, Amy Doigan Selmanoff

Biography to Display: 

Born 1954  Pittsfield, Massachusetts

 

EDUCATION 

1975 BFA Ceramics, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 

1979 MEd Lesley College (now Lesley University), Cambridge, Massachusetts 

 

APPRENTICESHIPS & RESIDENCIES 

1997-1998 Potter and Quilter, Utrecht, The Netherlands 

 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE 

1979-1981 Educational Liaison, Educational Collaborative, Westborough State Hospital, Westborough, Massachusetts 

1981- 1999 Potter 

1999-2019 Teacher, Administrative Assistant, Park School, Baltimore, Maryland 

 

BIOGRAPHY 

Amy Doigan is known for functional wheel thrown porcelain plates, platters, bowls, teapots, pitchers, covered jars, cups, and mugs that are typically reduction fired.  The surface treatment is slip trailing and/or brushwork in white, blue, and lavender under a transparent glaze. Motifs include dragonflies and flowers.  

In 1988 Amy Doigan moved from Baltimore Clayworks to a studio shared with fellow potter Peter Kaiser. In their shared work space, they built a gas kiln.   

Public Collections

 

 

 

Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

 

AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks

Doigan scratched into clay, in script, on bottom of pot.

ca 1981-1999
ca 1981-1999
Plate
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.135, gift of the American Ceramic Society
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.135, gift of the American Ceramic Society
1981-1999
Covered Jar
Date: ca 1981-1999
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown (Thrown, cut into two pieces; bottom half faceted. )
Surface Technique: Brushwork, Clear Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
1981-1989
Photo: TMP

Citation: McGee, Donna. "The Marks Project." Last modified March 24, 2022. http://themarksproject.org:443/marks/doigan