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Amy Doigan, Amy Doigan Selmanoff

Biography to Display: 

1954, Born, Pittsfield, Massachusetts

 

EDUCATION 

1975 BFA, Ceramics, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 

1979 M. Ed., Lesley College (now Lesley University), Cambridge, Massachusetts 

 

APPRENTICESHIPS & RESIDENCIES 

1997-1998 Potter and Quilter, Utrecht, The Netherlands 

 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE 

1979-1981 Educational Liaison, Educational Collaborative, Westborough State Hospital, Westborough, Massachusetts 

1981- 1999 Potter 

1999-2019 Teacher, Administrative Assistant, Park School, Baltimore, Maryland 

 

BIOGRAPHY 

Amy Doigan is known for functional wheel thrown porcelain plates, platters, bowls, teapots, pitchers, covered jars, cups, and mugs, reduction fired.  The surface treatment is slip trailing and/or brushwork in white, blue, and lavender under a transparent glaze. Motifs include dragonflies and flowers.  

In 1988 Amy Doigan moved from Baltimore Clayworks to a studio shared with fellow potter Peter Kaiser. In their shared work space, they built a gas kiln.   

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

American Museum of Ceramic Art, Sonoma, California 

 

 

 

 

Center for Craft This research was supported by a Craft Research Fund Grant from the Center For Craft
   
AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks

Doigan scratched into clay, in script, on bottom of pot.

1981-1999
1981-1999
Plate
Form: Plate
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Brushwork, Glaze, Latex Resist
American Museum of Ceramic Art, AMOCA,  gift of American Ceramic Society
American Museum of Ceramic Art, AMOCA, gift of American Ceramic Society
1981-1999
Covered Jar
Date: 1981-1999
Form: Covered Jar
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown (Thrown, cut into two pieces; bottom half faceted. )
Surface Technique: Brushwork, Clear Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
1981-1989
Photo: TMP

Citation: McGee, Donna. "The Marks Project." Last modified March 16, 2021. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/doigan