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Catharine Hiersoux

Biography to Display: 

 Born 1938  Los Angeles, California

 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

Ceramic Artist, Hiersoux Gallery in Berkley, California

 

BIOGRAPHY

Catharine Hiersoux is known for wheel-thrown sculptural and functional porcelain.  Her dishes often feature incised shapes and slip trailed designs in dark colors on a white porcelain ground.

Hiersoux was one of thirteen potters commissioned by Rosalyn Carter to make dishes for the 1977 Senate Ladies Luncheon at the White House. Hiersoux’s “Columns” series (1979), consists of tall thrown porcelain vases with a typical transparent cone 10 glaze is at the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum.

 

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, California

Museum of Arts and Design, New York, New York

Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

 

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

“About the Artist.” Hiersoux Gallery, accessed, Aug. 6, 2021.     http://www.hiersoux.com/theArtist.php.

Malcolm, Del. “Catharine Hiersoux.” Ceramics Monthly, May 1979.

 

Website(s):

www.hiersoux.com

 

 

Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

 

AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks

 “Hiersoux” print (not cursive), inscribed into clay.

ca 1980-1981
Vase
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Plate
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Plate
Date: ca 1980-1981
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.151, gift of the American Ceramic Society
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.151, gift of the American Ceramic Society

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