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Alan Patrick

Biography to Display: 

Born Centerville, Indiana

 

EDUCATION

1964 BS Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana

1966 MA Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana

APPRENTICESHIPS & RESIDENCIES

Apprentice, Byron Temple Pottery, New Hope, Pennsylvania

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1966-2006Sole Proprietor, The Bethel Pike Pottery, Albany, Indiana

 

Alan Patrick is known for wheel-thrown porcelain or stoneware functional pottery. In the leather-hard stage, Patrick occasionally incises floral and plant motifs.

Patrick's pieces were fired in a high fire gas reduction kiln. His pieces feature a variety of earth-toned glazes.

After closing the pottery in 2006, Patrick devoted his efforts to painting.

Public Collections

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Griner, Ned H., The Bethel Pike Pottery: The First Thirty Years. Minneapolis, MN: The Minnesota Cultural Foundation, Inc., 1996.

 

 

 

Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

 

AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks
1978
Vase
Date: 1978
Dimensions: 2.8 x 14.5 inches
Surface Technique: Brushwork, Glaze
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.279, gift of the American Ceramic Society
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.279, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: Kuratnick, Jeffrey. "The Marks Project." Last modified September 1, 2022. http://themarksproject.org:443/marks/patrick