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David Bogus

Biography to Display: 

Born Fall River, Massachusetts

EDUCATION

1999 BFA, University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth, Dartmouth, Massachusetts

2004 MFA Ceramics, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1999-2001 Studio Technician, Assistant, Peters Valley Craft Education Center, Layton New Jersey

2001-2004 2007 Studio Technician, Assistant, Eddie Dominguez, Lincoln, Nebraska

2004-2005 Adjunct Professor of Art, Green Mountain College, Poultney, Vermont

2005-2007 Lecturer in Art, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho

2009-2010 Visiting Professor of Art, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming

2010-2016 Assistant Professor of Art, Texas A&M International University, Laredo, Texas

2016- Assistant Professor of Art, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky

 

David Bogus makes functional, sculptural and installation work using primarily brightly colored white, low-fired clay. In the tradition of pop art everyday objects are produced in inexpensive talc clay  is  used to make a major body of work (2015s) of slip casts of everyday objects such as shoes, purse, electric guitar/base, badminton paddle, etc. Decorated with applied decals and lusters, this work is displayed in the Bogus Boutique   Most of Bogus’ work is cast; some are wheel-thrown. A series of large-scale work incorporates mixed media, primarily wood.

David Bogus’ presentation as an emerging artist at the 2015 NECA conference can be found here: http://blog.nceca.net/emerging-artists-2

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

D’Agnese, Joseph. “Craft and Community.” New York Times, September 17, 2000.

Wandless, Paul Andrew. 500 Prints on Clay: An Inspiring Collection of Image Transfers. Asheville, NC: Lark Books, 2013.

 

Website: https://www.davidbogus.com/

 

Typical Marks
Shoe Stack
Form: Sculpture
Materials: Earthenware
Method: Cast
Surface Technique: Glaze, Underglaze
The State of Clay, Lexington, MA, 2016
Photo: TMP
The State of Clay, Lexington, MA, 2016
Optimist Luggage #108
Form: Sculpture
Materials: Earthenware
Method: Cast
Surface Technique: Luster, Transfer or Decal Decorated, Underglaze
The State of Clay, Lexington, MA, 2016
Photo: TMP
The State of Clay, Lexington, MA, 2016
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified November 23, 2017. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/bogus