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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).

 

 

 

 

Center for Craft This research was supported by a Craft Research Fund Grant from the Center For Craft
   
AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks
1962-1964
1965—
Lidded Pot
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze, Wax Resist
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
Covered Jar
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze, Wax Resist
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
Hanging Vessel
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze, Wax Resist
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified June 13, 2019. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/bangert