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Dane Burr

Biography to Display: 

1925 Born Cleveland, Ohio

2013 Died Asheville, North Carolina


1949 BFA Illustration Cleveland Institute of Art


1949—Studio Potter

1970’s Teacher, Cleveland Board of Education Supplemental Educational Center

1980’s The Burr Gallery of American Craft, St. Augustine, Florida

Burr Studio, St. Augustine, Florida

1995—Burr Studio, Waynesville, North Carolina


Dane Burr is known for animal sculptures which, as his work matured, became simplified.  Influenced by Victor Schreckengost, Burr studied ceramics with Thelma Frazier Winter at the Cleveland Institute of Art. Initially he studied illustration and painting.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Southern Highland Craft Guild, Asheville, North Carolina


Bibliography to Display: 

“Art Season Kicks Off with Waynesville Gallery Tour.” Asheville Citizen-Times, June 3, 2004.

Hersey, Joan. “The Burrs at Work (or is it Play?). Skylight.

“North Carolina’s New Art Hub.” Blue Ridge Country,  (May/June 2007).





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
Date: 2000
Form: Sculpture
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Slip Cast
Surface Technique: Glaze
Southern Highland Craft Guild Collection
Photo: Southern Highland Craft Guild
Southern Highland Craft Guild Collection
Photo: Southern Highland Craft Guild
Photo: Southern Highland Craft Guild

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified June 27, 2019.