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Lynn Cannici

Biography to Display: 

1947Born Bloomington, Indiana

EDUCATION

1969BA, English, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1970-1972English Teacher, Centre Internationale Audiovisuelle, Paris, France

1972-1975Drug abuse center employee, The Brass Foundation, Chicago, Illinois

1975-1977Teacher and Coach, Buckingham Brown and Nichols School, Cambridge, Massachusetts

1977-1979French Teacher, Shady Hill School, Cambridge, Massachusetts

1979—Studio Potter, Mudflat Studio, Somerville, Massachusetts

 

Lynn Cannici is known for wheel-thrown porcelain functional pots. Some pots are high-fired in a gas kiln, others are fired to mid-range in oxidation. The edges of her pots are often altered.

Lynn Cannici’s work is influenced by Chinese Sung Dynasty pottery for the simplicity of line.

 

 

Typical Marks

The last name is written in script scratched into raw porcelain with pencil and dated with a two-digit year.

2017
2017
Mug
Date: 2017
Form: Mug
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Low Bowl
Date: 2017
Form: Bowl
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Slip, Underglaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Small Plate
Form: Plate
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Temmoku Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: McGee, Donna. "The Marks Project." Last modified October 24, 2018. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/cannici