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Bette Drake

Biography to Display: 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

Potter, Drake Studio, Hildbrand Building, Cleveland, Ohio

 

BIOGRAPHY

Bette Drake is known for wheel thrown stoneware pottery, accentuating turning marks. Decorative techniques include glazes and brush applied motifs such as indications of grasses, areas of color, carved surfaces, hand tooled finials and handles. Plate forms are often squared and finished with painterly surface designs.

Public Collections

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Drake, Bette. “Comment: Ruminations on Bungee Cords.” Ceramics Monthly 39, no. 1, (January 1991), pg. 88. 

 

 

 

Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

 

AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks

"drake" at or on foot.

drake
drake
ca 1985-1988
Tray
Date: ca 1985-1988
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Hand Built
Dimensions: H: 15,354 W: 3,95 D: 28,6
Surface Technique: Glaze
American Museum for Ceramic Art 2004.2.156, gift of the American Ceramic Society_
Photo: TMP
American Museum for Ceramic Art 2004.2.156, gift of the American Ceramic Society_
Photo: TMP
1985 - 1988
Photo: TMP

Citation: Beul, Jasmine. "The Marks Project." Last modified March 24, 2022. http://themarksproject.org:443/marks/drake