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Lana Wilson

Biography to Display: 

EDUCATION

2000BFA University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

2003MFA University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

RESIDENCIES

2003Summer Resident, Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Helena, Montana

2004Artist in Residence, Clyde High School, Clyde, Ohio

2005-2006Resident Artist, Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Helena, Montana

2007Resident Artist, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, Montana

2010Guest Artist, West Virginia University China Program, Jingdezhen, China

2013Artists Invite Artists Residency, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, Maine

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

2003—Professional Artist

2004-2005Adjunct Instructor, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Dartmouth, Massachusetts

 

Tara Wilson is known for wheel-thrown and altered porcelain functional pottery. Signature forms reference the abstract female figure and include mugs, pitchers, and baskets.

 The work is fired in a wood kiln, where flashing slips develop into variations of earth tones.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Helena, Montana

Nidec-Shimpo America Corporation, Glendale Heights, Indiana

rosenfieldcollection.com

Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, Connecticut

University Museum, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Britt, John.  The Complete Guide to High Fire Glazes: Glazing & Firing at Cone 10. New York, NY: Lark Books, 2004.

Salamoni, Amedeo. Wood-Fired Ceramics, 100 Contemporary Artists. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 2013.

Tourtillott, Suzanne J.E. 500 Plates & Chargers: Innovative Expressions of Function and Style. New York, NY: Lark Books, 2008.

 

Website(s):

http://lwilso2.otherpeoplespixels.com/home.html

 

Typical Marks
Sculpture
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Slab Built, Hand Built
Surface Technique: Carved, Glaze, Slip, Stain
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Plate
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Hand Built
Surface Technique: Ceramic Pencil, Glaze, Wax Resist
rosenfieldcollection.com
rosenfieldcollection.com
Bowl
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Hand Built
Surface Technique: Glaze, Wax Resist
rosenfieldcollection.com
rosenfieldcollection.com
Vase
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Hand Built
Surface Technique: Glaze, Wax Resist
rosenfieldcollection.com
rosenfieldcollection.com

Citation: Kuratnick, Jeffrey. "The Marks Project." Last modified November 9, 2019. http://themarksproject.org:443/marks/wilson-0