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Lucy Fagella

Biography to Display: 

1963 Born Levittown, New York

EDUCATION

1985 BFA Ceramics, Alfred University College of Art and Design, Alfred, New York

 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1986-2001 Ceramics Instructor

2002-  Full time Studio Potter

BIOGRAPHY

Lucy Fagella is known for functional wheel thrown stoneware and porcelain pottery fired in mid-range oxidation. The surface techniques include stamped, wax resist, carving and glazing. Fagella specializes in porcelain cremation urns that are thrown and may be carved and glazed. In addition she has developed a biodegradable paper clay urn made of recycled porcelain and recycled papers, surface texture can be made using pine needles, plant materials including flowers and/or applied collaged paper patterns with soy based paint motifs.

 

 

 

 

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Lucy Fagella. “Studio Visit: Lucy Fagella, Greenfield, Massachusetts.” Ceramics Monthly, February 2020.

 

 

Website(s):

https://lucyfagella.com/

 

Typical Marks

LF in a circle stamped into a wad of clay at the base of pieces.

2018
2018
2018
Citrus Fruit Juicer
Date: 2018
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: Artist
Photo: Artist
Clover Leaf Urn
Date: 2018
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze, Stamped
Photo: Artist
Photo: Artist
Cup
Date: 2018
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: Artist
Photo: Artist

Citation: McGee, Donna. "The Marks Project." Last modified June 7, 2023. http://www.themarksproject.org/marks/fagella