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Troy Amastar

Biography to Display: 

EDUCATION

1981 BA Berea College, Berea, Kentucky

1989 Workshop with Will Ruggles and Douglass Rankin, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

ca.1981-1983 Joe Osolnik pottery

1983—Studio Potter, Dancing Dragonfly Pottery, North Carolina

 

Troy Amastar is known for functional porcelain wheel-thrown wares decorated using stains, slip-trailing and sgraffito techniques. Amastar is influenced by Japanese aesthetics and nature designs. Her most influential teacher was Silvia Granatelli.

 

 

 

 

the center for craft, creativity & design This research was supported by a Craft Research Fund grant from The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, Inc.
   
southern highland craft guild The Archive of the Southern Highland Craft Guild.

 

Typical Marks
Mug
Form: Mug
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Fish Plate
Form: Plate
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze, Slip Trailing
Bottle and Tumbler Set
Form: Bottle, Tumbler
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze

Citation: Herrera, Carolyn. "The Marks Project." Last modified April 11, 2018. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/amastar