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Norm Hines

Biography to Display: 

1938 Born New York, New York 

2016 Died Claremont, California 



1961 BA Fine Art, English, Pomona College, Claremont, California 

1963 MFA Sculpture and Ceramics, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California  



1961-2016 Studio Artist 

1969-1973 Assistant Dean of Admissions, Pomona College, Claremont, California 

1969-2000  Professor, Ceramics and Sculpture, Pomona College, Claremont, California  



Norm Hines is known for slab-built stoneware functional vessel forms and large scale sculptures. A wood kiln is used for the ceramic pieces with the addition of soda ash for the glaze firing. Surface techniques include hand carved texture in the greenware stage.  


Aside from his work in clay, Hines also worked with metals and stone.  In addition to his studio practice, Hines founded the ceramics program at Pomona College, Claremont, California. 



Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Scripps College, Claremont, California 

Richard Greene Linear Park, Arlington, Texas 





Typical Marks
Date: 2003
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Slab-Built
Surface Technique: Soda Fire, Woodfire
Scripps College Collection, 2004.4.9
Photo: TMP
Scripps College Collection, 2004.4.9
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: Kuratnick, Jeff. "The Marks Project." Last modified May 23, 2023.