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Bill Abright, William Worden Abright

Biography to Display: 

1950 Born, Stockton, California

EDUCATION

1970AA San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, California

1973BA San Francisco State College, San Francisco, California

1974 MA San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1975— Instructor, College of Marin, Kentfield, California

1997-1999 Chairman of Fine and Visual Arts, College of Marin, Kentfield, California

 

Bill Abright primarily makes raku-fired sculptural vessels.

 

CV or Resume: Click Here to Download
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives

Website: www.billabright.com

 

Typical Marks
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
1970—
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
1970—
Potter
Date: 2014
Form: Sculpture
Method: Hand Built (Thrown pottery forms pressed into anatomy figure mold. Constructed and deconstructed by hand building. B-mix clay body fire to cone 6. Colored with acrylic paint and colored pencil.)
Surface Technique: Acrylic Paint
Photo: Artist
Target and Hero's Burden
Date: 2013
Form: Sculpture
Method: Thrown and Altered (Wheel Thrown forms constructed into plastic visible man and woman plastic model shells deconstructed and modified. Colored with acrylic paint and colored pencil.)
Surface Technique: Acrylic Paint
Photo: Artist
Owl 2, Predator and Prey Series
Date: 2013
Form: Sculpture
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown and Altered (Modified thrown formsconstructed into Plaster owl mold and then deconstructed to conclusion. Stoneware clay with underglazes fired to cone 6 and finished with acrylic paint.)
Surface Technique: Acrylic Paint
Photo: Artist
Rotation
Date: 2003
Form: Sculpture
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Slab Built (Surface design in acrylic paint and graphite of metamorphizing faces. Aluminum bicycle chain rings.)
Surface Technique: Acrylic Paint
Photo: Artist
Mariner
Date: 2001
Form: Sculpture
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Hand Built (Soda fired to Cone 10. Glazed and Soda fired with additional cold finish graphite.)
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: Artist

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified January 20, 2017. http://www.themarksproject.org/marks/abright