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Kate Blacklock, Katherine Blacklock

Biography to Display: 

1957 Born

EDUCATION

1979 University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California

1987 MFA, Ceramics, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island

APPRENTICESHIPS AND RESIDENCIES

1996 Artist in Residence,Manufacture National de Sèvres, Sèvres, France

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1991-2000 Associate Professor, Ceramics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

2001—Adjunct Faculty, Industrial Design, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island

 

Kate Blacklock is a multi-media artist and designer who has made both sculptural and functional ceramic work. From 2000-2007, she made a series of porcelain busts of women. Blacklock explored 3-D printed ceramic forms.

 A Smithsonian exhibition in 2006-2007 of Robert Creamer’s scanned live objects was an influence in her work.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, Massachusetts

Musee Nationale De Ceramique, Sèvres, France

Museum of Ceramic Art, New York, New York

The Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Bonansinga, Kate. “Human Histories: Recent Work by Kate Blacklock and Dharma Strasser.” Ceramics Monthly 50 no. 1 (January 2002).

Cloonan, Mary K. “Flesh and Emotions.” Ceramics Art and Perception 49 (2002).

Ellison, Robert. “Judgment Call.” American Craft Magazine 53no. 5 (October/November 1993).

______­­______.  “Philadelphia Rolls out the Clay.” American Craft Magazine 52, no. 3 (June/July 1992).

Gunter, Veronika Alice. 500 Figures in Clay: Ceramic Artists Celebrate the Human Form.  New York, New York: Sterling Publishing, 2004.

Mathieu, Paul. SexPots: Eroticism in Ceramics. London, England: A&C Black Visual Arts, 2003.

___________. “Erotics and Esthetics: Ceramics and Sexualities.” NCECA Journal 16 (1995).

Putnam, Conan. “Distorted Beauties: Ceramic Work by Kate Blacklock. Ceramic Art and Perception 41 (2000).

Schwartz, Judith. “The Next Generation of Ceramic Artists in America.”  Kerameiki Techni International Ceramic Review 41 (Sept. 2002).

 

CV or Resume: Click Here to Download
Source: http://kateblacklock.com/

Website(s):

www.kateblacklock.com

 

Typical Marks

Typical known mark as of February 2017, is her frist initial and last name, “KBlacklock,” written in script on clay (not incised), year beneath.

1995
2003
2015
Flowering Blue Form
Date: 1995
Method: Hand Built
Surface Technique: Glaze
Courtesy Rago Arts and Auction Center
Photo: TMP
Courtesy Rago Arts and Auction Center
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Peach Pit
Date: 2003
Form: Sculpture
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Hand Built
Surface Technique: Glaze
Judith and Martin Schwartz Collection
Photo: John Polak
Judith and Martin Schwartz Collection
Photo: John Polak
Photo: John Polak
Vessel 14B
Date: 2015
Form: Vessel
Hieronymus
Hieronymus

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified June 2, 2018. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/blacklock