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Scott R. Jones

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EDUCATION

BA, Business Administration, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

MFA, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

 

BIOGRAPHY

Scott Jones is known for colorfully illustrated white earthenware platters. The platters are generally 17-inches across and made by draping clay slabs into molds. Decorative technique is carving the platter surfaces with cartoonlike illustrations and application of low fire commercial glaze colors. The illustrations feature images of pop culture, especially food, such as Oreos and hot dogs.

Jones is one of the founders of Strictly Functional Pottery National, an annual juried exhibitiion.

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Bibliography

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Lupia, Jim. “Scott Jones Decorated Platters.” Ceramics Monthly, September. 1995.

 

 

 

Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

 

AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks

Scott R. Jones inscribed often with date.

1997
Plate
Date: 1997
Materials: Earthenware
Surface Technique: Glaze
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.150, gift of the American Ceramic Society
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.150, gift of the American Ceramic Society

Citation: Beul Jasmine. "The Marks Project." Last modified March 25, 2022. http://themarksproject.org:443/marks/jones-6