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Sandy Batton, Margaret Batton, Batton Clayworks

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EDUCATION

1997 St Andrews Presbyterian College, Laurinburg, North Carolina

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

2003—Studio potter

 

Sandy Batton and his wife, Margaret Ann Batton, are known for decorated functional wares produced in a wide range of glaze colors. The majority of their work is slab built; the remainder is wheel-thrown and frequently altered. The slab built work is characterized by dramatic bends, curves, and feet. The Batton Clayworks offers a made-to-order option including using a number of surface techniques including wax resist, carving, and incising. Pieces are high fired in an electric kiln. The Battons founded Batton Clayworks in 2003.

 

Artist's Studio: Batton Clayworks

 

 

 

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
2013
2013
Mug
Date: 2013
Form: Mug
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Carved, Glaze
Bowl
Date: 2013
Form: Bowl
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze, Inlaid

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified May 1, 2018. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/batton-0