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Tom Post, with Sara Post

Biography to Display: 



1967 BS economics, University of California, Berkeley, California

1975-1976 Graduate Studies, Ceramics, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona


1981 Studio Potter, partner T.S. Post Inc.


Tom and Sara Post are known for hand-built shapes that are loose and totally functional. The surfaces are finished with blended brush colors creating color fields highlighted by repeated geometric accents. 

The Posts began collaborating on ceramic pieces in 1976. Together they operated T.S. Post Ceramics producing a vast line of functional pieces from 1981-2005.  Their 

After 2005 they focused on one of a kind pieces and wall collages using tiles to create color field paintings.


Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Museum of Arts and Design, New York, New York

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Renwick Gallery, Washington, DC


Bibliography to Display: 

American Art Collector, Volume 1, Book 1. Berkeley, CA: Alcove Books, 2004.

Fina, Angela and Jonathan Fairbanks. The Best of Pottery. Rockport MA: Quarry Books, 1996.

Palmer, Tom. American Art Collector, Volume 2, Book 1.  Berkeley, CA: Alcove Books, 2005.

Pozo, Angelica. Making and Installing Handmade Tile. Asheville, NC: Lark Books, 2005.

The Artful Home, Madison, WI: Guild Publications, 2005, 2006, 2007. 



Typical Marks
Materials: Earthenware
Surface Technique: Majolica/Mailocia
Photo: TMP
Materials: Earthenware
Surface Technique: Majolica/Mailocia
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified April 7, 2023.