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Ira Bates

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1927 Born

EDUCATION

University of Minnesota

California School of Fine Arts (now San Francisco Art Institute), San Francisco, California

Chouinard Art Institute (now California Institute of the Arts), Los Angeles, California

 

Ira Bates is known for handthrown or slab built stoneware and porcelain pottery, which he produced at his studio in Los Angeles, California. Bates pots were used in motion pictures and television productions. While at Chouinard, he studied with Vivika and Otto Heino.

 

 

Typical Marks
Studio Objects
Date: 1963
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives

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