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Asante Adu Marko

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BIOGRAPHY

Asante Adu Darko is known for wheel thrown functional stoneware bowls and large vessels, often carved with symmetrical designs.

Adu Darko was born in Ghana and came to the United States to study ceramics and design at Kansas University, where he was greatly influenced by his professor Bill Bracken. Ado Darko  later returned to Ghana where he taught for many years.

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Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

 

AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks

Asante clearly inscribed into raw clay with date below, on foot of the of pot.

1979
Plate
Date: 1979
Form: Plate
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.140, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.140, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
1979
Photo: TMP

Citation: McGee, Donna. "The Marks Project." Last modified March 16, 2022. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/adu-marko