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Richard Garriott-Stejskal

Biography to Display: 

Born 1944  Annicortes, Washington

 

EDUCATION

BFA University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska

MA University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1970-1995 Art Therapist

Sculptor

 

BIOGRAPHY

Richard Garriott-Stejskal is known for coil built stoneware figural sculptures with a neo-surrealist twists. The sculptures focus on the human form and are frequently unglazed, Sometimes the human form is given animal or abstract features. In one sculpture a high gloss black glazed box covers the upper third of the head of an unglazed abstracted head, neck, and shoulders.  

Garriott-Stejskal became the first registered art therapist in New Mexico in 1970 and worked at the Veteran’s administration for 25 years. During this time he continued to produce sculptures.

 

 

 

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, California

Arizona State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tempe, Arizona

Longview Museum of Fine Art, Longview, Texas

Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina

 

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Garriott-Stejskal, Richard. “A Body of Work.” Ceramics Monthly, Feb. 2002, pg. 38-42.

 

 

 

Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

 

AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks
1988
Vase
Date: 1988
Method: Slab Built
Surface Technique: Raku
American Museum Of Ceramic Art 2004.2.303, gift of the American Ceramic Society
American Museum Of Ceramic Art 2004.2.303, gift of the American Ceramic Society

Citation: Beul, Jasmine. "The Marks Project." Last modified March 25, 2022. http://themarksproject.org:443/marks/garriott-stejskal-0