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Eugene Francis Bunker

Biography to Display: 

1928 Born Bozeman, Montana

EDUCATION

1953 BS Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana

1955 MA Mills College, Oakland, California

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1957-1958 Resident Director, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana

1959-1964 Assistant Professor of Art, Stetson University, Deland, Florida

1964-1968 Associate Professor and department head, Asheville Biltmore College, Asheville, North Carolina

1968-1972 Professor and Art Department Head, University of North Carolina, Asheville, North Carolina

Ceramics Head, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois

 

Eugene Bunker worked most frequently in stoneware or porcelain.  While at Mills College he studied with Antonio Prieto.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Henry Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Mills College, Prieto Collection, Oakland, California

Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

Stetson University Permanent Collection, Deland, Florida

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Bunker, Eugene. “Art in the Community.” Illinois Art Education Association Year Book, 1956.

______________. Twenty-five articles on ceramics related fields, World Book Encyclopedia, 1964.

 

 

 

 

Center for Craft This research was supported by a Craft Research Fund Grant from the Center For Craft
   
AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks

The artist's signature is scratched into the clay, the black post firing writing was added by a collector.

1955-1967
1955-1967
Jug
Date: 1955-1967
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Collection Mills College Art Museum, Antonio Prieto Memorial Collection of Contemporary Ceramics
Photo: TMP
Collection Mills College Art Museum, Antonio Prieto Memorial Collection of Contemporary Ceramics
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Vase
Date: 1955-1967
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Collection Mills College Art Museum, Antonio Prieto Memorial Collection of Contemporary Ceramics
Photo: TMP
Collection Mills College Art Museum, Antonio Prieto Memorial Collection of Contemporary Ceramics
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified June 27, 2019. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/bunker