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Michael Thomas Boroniec

Biography to Display: 

1983Born, Pittsfield, Massachusetts


2006BFA Ceramics, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island


2006—Art Teacher, Taconic High School, Pittsfield, Massachusetts

2006—Studio Potter, Berkshire County, Massachusetts


Michael Boroniec uses his ceramics sculptures as social commentary in a photojournalistic way, resulting in a timely statement of major events. Boroniec also creates functional pieces that are primarily thrown, typically using terra cotta. He primarily works with clay, however, he is also comfortable working in other media including painting and printmaking.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Kamm Teapot Foundation, Sparta, North Carolina


Bibliography to Display: 

Bonenti, Charles. “TIME OUT: With Gulf Oil Spill Artist Michael Boroniec.” Artslant.June 26, 2010.

“Crude Awakening: The Artist Response to the Gulf Oil Spill.”, June 26, 2010.

McQuaid, Cate. “Taking a Walk Through Playful Shoes Show.” The Boston Globe, June 12, 2009.

Shaw, Dan. “Portrait of the Pittsfield Artist as a Young Man.” Rural,, April 4, 2010.

Vocino, Tara. “For Brockton, the 'Perfect Fit.'” The Sun Chronicle, June 10, 2009.


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Typical Marks
Empty #2
Date: 2013
Form: Covered Jar
Materials: Earthenware
Method: Thrown, Hand Built
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: Artist
Photo: Artist
Spiral #2
Date: 2013
Form: Bottle
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: Artist
Photo: Artist
Spatial Spiral Prunus Ginger Jar
Date: 2017
Form: Sculpture
Materials: Earthenware
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: Artist
Photo: Artist

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified December 15, 2017.