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Bruce Bangert, Bruce Clark Bangert

Biography to Display: 

1937 Born

EDUCATION

1964 BA San Jose State University, San Jose, California

APPRENTICESHIPS AND RESIDENCIES

1961-1963 (summers) Marguerite Wildenhain, Pond Farm, Guerneville, California

1964-1965 Resident Craftsman, Penland School of Crafts, Bakersville, North Carolina

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1965-1969 Potter, Co-owner, Shingle Mill Pottery, Santa Cruz, California

1968-1983 Dept. Head, Aesthetic Studies: Ceramics, University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California

1978 Teacher, Cabrillo College, Aptos, California

 

Bruce Bangert is known for three distinct categories of work: bas relief murals, wheel thrown sculpture, and slab and thrown functional ware. Bangert used both porcelain and stoneware clay bodies which were fired mid-range in an oxidation environment or high-fired a reduction environment.

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Massaro, Karen Thuesen. “Santa Cruz Clay.” Ceramics Monthly 45, no. 4 (September 1997).

 

 

 

 

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
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
1962-1964
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
1965—
Lidded Pot
Form: Covered Jar
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
Covered Jar
Form: Covered Jar
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
Hanging Vessel
Form: Wall Hanging
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified September 5, 2017. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/bangert