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Edward Cromey, Ed

Biography to Display: 

Born 1926 North Judson, Indiana

Died 2015 Villa Park, Illinois

 

EDUCATION

1949   Alma College, Alma, Michigan

            MA English, Michigan State University, East Landsing, Michigan

 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

Potter, Ceramic Artist

 

BIOGRAPHY

Edward Cromey is known for his slab built and wheel thrown constructed stoneware vessels and for his exploration of salt glazing techniques.

Cromey served as the president for the Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California; during this time, he helped establish the Palo Alto Clay and Glass Festival, an annual event.

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Public Collections to Display: 

American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, California

Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, California

 

 

 

Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

 

AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks

Incised “Ed Cromey” printed.

ca 1950-1960
ca 1950-1980
Vase
Date: ca 1960-1970
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
Bowl
Date: ca 1950-1980
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
American Museum of Ceramic Art, gift of The American Ceramic Society, 2004.2.112
Photo: TMP
American Museum of Ceramic Art, gift of The American Ceramic Society, 2004.2.112
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: Beul, Jasmine. "The Marks Project." Last modified June 23, 2023. http://www.themarksproject.org/marks/cromey