Status message

Your information has been submitted.

  Printer Friendly Version

Bruce Anderson

Biography to Display: 

1915 Born

1986 Died

APPRENTICESHIPS AND RESIDENCIES

Studied with Marguerite Wildenhain, Pond Farm, Guerneville, California

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

ca. 1948—Studio Potter

 

Bruce Anderson is known for mid-century Northern California functional, production pottery. He studied at Pond Farm where he was an early student of Marguerite Wildenhain.

Anderson exhibited in the Syracuse Ceramic Nationals in 1948, 1949, 1950 and 1962. He was affiliated with the Association of San Francisco Potters (now the Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California). In 2006, his work was exhibited at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History as part of “Time and Place / Then and Now” an exhibition of Santa Cruz potters.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History at the McPherson Center, Santa Cruz, California

(link: https://santacruzmah.org/2009/past-santa-cruz-studio-ceramic/)

 

 

Typical Marks

Dates unknown, signed ‘BRUCE’, signed ‘ANDERSON’ and used Pond Farm mark on early pieces made at Pond Farm.

1960s
1980s
Footed Vessel
Date: 1960s
Form: Vessel
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown (Applied handles.)
Surface Technique: Glaze
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
Cup and Saucer
Date: 1980s
Form: Cup and Saucer
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection

Citation: Baldenebro, Ali. "The Marks Project." Last modified June 30, 2018. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/anderson-1