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Bob Allen, Fred Robert Allen

Biography to Display: 

1940Born, Granite City, Illinois

EDUCATION

1963BS Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois

1967MS Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois

1969MFA Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1963-1965Wright Elementary School, Ladue, Missouri

1967-1968K-12 Art, Tri-Valley School District, Ellsworth, Illinois

1968-1970 Collinsville High School, Collinsville, Illinois

1974 Webster University, Webster, Missouri

1975-1978Maryville College, St. Louis, Missouri

1970—St. Louis Community College, Meramec, Kirkwood, Missouri

 

 Bob Allen makes stoneware functional wares with glazes he has developed throughout his career as well as caricatures of classic cars.

Allen started his clay career with a ceramics course at Southern Illinois State University with Jack Cannon. Attracted to the physical aspects of throwing clay, Allen continued his career as a potter. He has taught several private students and in 1970 was hired to develop the clay program at Meramec Community College.

 

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The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archive

 

Typical Marks
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archive
1965—
Jar
Date: 1991
Form: Vessel
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown (Raku)
Surface Technique: Unglazed
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
Jar
Form: Jar
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Ash Glaze
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
Urn
Date: 1989
Form: Vessel
Materials: Stoneware
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives

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