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Marc Barto

Biography to Display: 

EDUCATION  

BA, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE 

1982-1990 Potter 

1990- onward Boat Builder 

2006 Vessel Maintenance Manager, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, Maryland 

2011-2013 Master Shipwright, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, Maryland  

 

BIOGRAPHY 

Marc Barto’s ceramic work is high fired functional stoneware. 

Barto is best known for restoring, designing, and building small boats.  

 

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA), Pomona, California

 

 

 

 

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

Full signature scratched into raw clay on base of pot, with date at end.

1982
Casserole
Date: 1982
Form: Casserole
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Dimensions: 12.5 inches diameter
Surface Technique: Glaze
American Museum of Ceramic Art, AMOCA, gift of American Ceramic Society
American Museum of Ceramic Art, AMOCA, gift of American Ceramic Society
1982

Citation: McGee, Donna. "The Marks Project." Last modified October 26, 2021. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/barto