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Angelo Garzio, Angelo Charles Garzio, “Ange”

Biography to Display: 

1922 Born, Mirabello Sannitico, Italy

2008 Died, Manhattan, Kansas

 

EDUCATION

1949     BA Library Science, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

1950     Diploma de Proffitio, Art History, University of Florence, Florence, Italy

1954     MA Art History, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

1955     MFA Ceramics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

 

APPRENTICESHIPS & RESIDENCIES

1956-1957 Guest potter, Arabia Potteries, Helsinki, Finland

 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1942-1945 US Army Air Force, World War II

1957-2008 Professor of Ceramics, Kansas State University

1973 Professor, Hong IK University, Seoul, Korea, Fulbright-Hays Senior Scholarship

1977 Professor, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaire, Nigeria, Fulbright-Hays Senior Scholarship      

 

BIOGRAPHY

Angelo Garzio is known for functional, wheel thrown wood-fired stoneware vessels, and hand painted majolica earthenware.

During his graduate studies, Garzio worked closely with Glenn C. Nelson to helped create the ceramics program at the he University of Iowa. 

Garzio remained passionate about sponsoring education in the arts outside of his University classroom. He has several scholarships in his name at both the University of Iowa and Kansas State, and established a fund named after his mother, Rose Garzio, to support the University of Iowa’s Music and Art Library.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, California

Museum of Arts and Design, New York City, New York

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Ernst, Sandra B. “Angelo Garzio.” Ceramics Monthly, January 1981, pg. 29-31. 

 

 

 

Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

 

AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks
ca 1955-1960
ca 1960
ca 1980-1990
Teapot
Date: ca 1955-1960
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.28.ab, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.28.ab, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Pitcher
Date: ca 1960
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Collection Mills College Art Museum, Gift of the Artist, Antonio Prieto Memorial Collection of Contemporary Ceramics
Collection Mills College Art Museum, Gift of the Artist, Antonio Prieto Memorial Collection of Contemporary Ceramics
Vase
Date: ca 1980-1990
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Crystalline Glaze
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
Casserole
Date: 1960
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Dimensions: 9.4 x 3.8 x 21.4 inches
Surface Technique: Glaze
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.205, gift ofthe American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.205, gift ofthe American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
1960
Photo: TMP
Cup
Date: 1950 - 1960
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.29, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.29, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
1950 - 1960
Photo: TMP

Citation: Beul, Jasmine. "The Marks Project." Last modified August 21, 2022. http://themarksproject.org:443/marks/garzio