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Kyle Barry Carpenter

Biography to Display: 

1976 Born, Durham, North Carolina

EDUCATION

2000 BFA University of North Carolina, Asheville, North Carolina

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

2002—Present Studio Potter, Carpenter Pottery, Asheville, North Carolina

2007—Present Studio Member, Clayspace Co-op, Asheville, North Carolina

2002—Ceramics Teacher, Asheville High School, Asheville, North Carolina

2000-2001 Pottery Instructor, Blue Ridge Community College, Flat Rock, North Carolina

Technical, Sales,  Highwater Clays, Asheville, North Carolina

 

Kyle Carpenter’s work is wheel-thrown and salt-fired. He uses brushwork decoration to adorn his pottery with natural images, often of reeds, grasses and birds, inspired by his native state of North Carolina. Influences include North Carolina folk pottery, the Japanese mingei arts and crafts movement and his training as an illustrator. 

Public Collections

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Hemachandra, Ray. 500 Vases: Contemporary Explorations of a Timeless Form. New York: Lark Crafts, a division of Sterling Pub, 2010.

Katz, Jan. "Shards: Report from New Orleans," Studio Potter (2006).

"The Gallery," Clay Times (July / August 2003).

"Upfront," Ceramics Monthly (April 2004).

 

Website: www.carpenterpottery.com

Artist's Studio: Kyle Carpenter Studio Pottery

 

 

 

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

Small square stamp which featuring a symbol which resembles the letter “K”. It is usually found on the bottom side of his work, near the foot.

2014
Chop 2016
Pitcher
Date: ca. 2014
Form: Pitcher
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Salt Glaze
Photo: Artist
Photo: Artist
Yunomi
Date: 2014
Form: Yunomi
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: Audrey Bell
Yunomi
Form: Yunomi
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: Audrey Bell
Footed Bowl
Form: Bowl
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: Audrey Bell
Bird Jars
Form: Jar
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: Audrey Bell

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified November 20, 2017. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/carpenter