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Paul Donnelly, with Rain Harris

Biography to Display: 

EDUCATION

1997 BFA Ceramics Concentration, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, Pennsylvania

2008 MFA New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University, Alfred, New York

RESIDENCIES

2001-2006Artist in Residence, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2009Artist in Residence, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, Maine

2009Artist in Residence, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, Maine

2012Artist in Residence, The Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, China

2014Artist in Residence, AIA coordinator, Artistic Intersessions, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, Maine

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1997Gallery Assistant, Renaissance Art Gallery, Stafford, Pennsylvania

1997-1999Technical Assistant, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1999-2000Managing Assistant, Philadelphia Pottery Supply, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1999-2000Studio Technician, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2000-2006Studio Technician, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2001-2006Ceramics Instructor, University City Arts League, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2002-2006Adjunct Professor, Gloucester County College, Sewell, New Jersey

2008-2010Special Instructor of Ceramics, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri

2010—Assistant Professor of Ceramics, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri

2015—Assistant Professor of Ceramics, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri

 

Paul Donnelly is known for wheel-thrown, hand-built, slip-cast and CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) utilitarian porcelain pottery. Architectural and natural settings guide Donnelly's work. Donnelly's surface technique features semi-translucent glazes including yellows and celadon blue with minimal contrasting underglaze line work.

Donnelly often collaborates with Rain Harris on a line of functional pieces that is slip cast and finished with ceramic transfers.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Alfred Ceramic Art Museum, Gloryhole Collection, Alfred University, Alfred, New York

The Dinnerware Museum, Ann Arbor, Michigan

therosenfieldcollection.com

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Brown, Glenn R.  “A Foundation in Contrast.” Ceramics Monthly (March 2014).

____________.  “Lay of the Land: George Timock, Cary Esser, and Paul Donnelly.” Ceramics Monthly (February 2011).

Chrietzburg, Anne, “Get a Handle on Handles.” Pottery Making Illustrated (November 2010).

Chrietzburg, Anne, “The Necessity of Invention.” Pottery Making Illustrated (November 2010).

Gess, Terry. 500 Pitchers: Contemporary Expression of a Classic Form. New York, NY: Lark Books, 2006.

Hall, Sherman, “Emerging Artist 2004.” Ceramics Monthly (May 2004).

Hopper, Robin. Making Marks. Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2004.

Kirsch, Elizabeth. “Art Institute's Feats of Clay.” The Kansas City Star, October 24, 2010.

Kopp, Linda. Best of 500: Contemporary Practice, Singular Works. New York, NY: Lark Books, 2011.

Marino, Anthony. “Taming Nature.” Ceramics Art & Perception 100 (2015).

 

 

Typical Marks
ca 2017
Pitcher
Date: ca 2017
Form: Pitcher
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Cast
Surface Technique: Glaze, Transfer or Decal Decorated
rosenfieldcollection.com
rosenfieldcollection.com
Bowl
Form: Bowl
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Slip Cast
Surface Technique: Glaze, Transfer or Decal Decorated
rosenfieldcollection.com
rosenfieldcollection.com
Covered Box
Form: Covered Box
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Slip Cast
Surface Technique: Glaze, Transfer or Decal Decorated
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Plate
Form: Plate
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Slip Cast
Surface Technique: Glaze, Transfer or Decal Decorated
rosenfieldcollection.com
rosenfieldcollection.com
Yumomi
Form: Yunomi
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Slip Cast
Surface Technique: Glaze, Transfer or Decal Decorated
rosenfieldcollection.com
rosenfieldcollection.com
Bowl
Form: Bowl
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Slip Cast
Surface Technique: Glaze, Transfer or Decal Decorated
rosenfieldcollection.com
rosenfieldcollection.com
Vase
Form: Vase
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Cast
Surface Technique: Glaze
rosenfieldcollection.com
rosenfieldcollection.com

Citation: Kuratnick, Jeffrey. "The Marks Project." Last modified August 25, 2018. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/donnelly