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Lee Davis

Biography to Display: 

EDUCATION

MFA Ceramics, Indiana University

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1976—Studio potter

Resident Potter John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, North Carolina

 

Lee Davis has been a production potter since 1976. He is known for wheel thrown white stoneware functional pottery forms used as surfaces for multi-layered, drawing and surface painting decoration. Drawing techniques include slip trailing. Decorative motifs range from animal to flowers, leaves, and garlands rendered in blue and white. Davis also produced one of a kind lamps, mirrors and larger Ikebana containers.

He was the first resident potter at the John C. Campbell Folk School.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Southern Highland Craft Guild, Asheville, North Carolina

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

King, Peter. Architectural Ceramics for the Studio Potter: Designing, Building, Installing. Asheville, NC: Lark Books, 1999.

 

 

 

 

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
1976-1996
Plate
Date: 1976-1996
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Southern Highland Craft Guild Collection
Photo: Southern Highland Craft Guild
Southern Highland Craft Guild Collection
Photo: Southern Highland Craft Guild

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified June 5, 2019. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/davis-2