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Richard Aerni

Biography to Display: 

1952 Born Cincinnati, Ohio

EDUCATION

UnknownBA Geology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1979—Studio Potter

 

BIOGRAPHY

Richard Aerni  produces a full range of functional stoneware that is ash glazed and single-fired. Occasionally he uses slip trailing. He learned his craft in a group studio in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, California

Crocker Museum of Art, Sacramento, California

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Renwick Gallery, Washington, DC

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Kinsman, E.M. “Richard Aerni.” Ceramics Monthly  43 no. 10 (December 1994).

 

CV or Resume: Click Here to Download
Source: Artist

Website(s):

www.richardaerni.com

 

 

Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

 

AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks

"Aerni" inscribed in wet clay in cursive. Often encircled with the "A" in the center of the circle at the base of the piece.

"FA" inscribed in wet clay encircled with date, probably used during the time of collaboration with Michael Frasca at the base of the piece.

1988—
1988—
1988—
1984
Low Bowl
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
40th Annual Pottery Show & Sale, The Art School at Old Church Pottery Invitational, 2014, Demerest, New Jersey
Photo: TMP
40th Annual Pottery Show & Sale, The Art School at Old Church Pottery Invitational, 2014, Demerest, New Jersey
Photo: TMP
Platter
Materials: White Stoneware
Method: Thrown (Slip trailing, slips, stoneware glaze, microcrystalline glaze and wood ash glazes. Fired in reduction to cone 10. )
Surface Technique: Glaze, Slip, Slip Trailing
Photo: Tim Fuss, PixelWave Design
Two Stage Bowl
Date: 2013
Materials: White Stoneware
Method: Thrown (Glazed with stoneware and wood ash glazes, single fired in reduction to cone 10.)
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: Tim Fuss, PixelWave Design
Brown Vase
Date: 2012
Materials: White Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Ash Glaze
Photo: Tim Fuss, PixelWave Design
Yellow Bowl
Date: 2011
Materials: White Stoneware
Method: Thrown and Altered (Slip trail with black thickened slip. Glazed with stoneware glazes and wood ash glazes, single fired in reduction to cone 10.)
Surface Technique: Ash Glaze, Glaze, Slip Trailing
Photo: Tim Fuss, PixelWave Design
Jar
Date: 1984
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Dimensions: 9.8 inches in diameter
American Museum of Ceramic Art, gift of The American Ceramic Society, 2004.2.360
American Museum of Ceramic Art, gift of The American Ceramic Society, 2004.2.360
1983

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified July 1, 2023. http://www.themarksproject.org/marks/aerni