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Scott Frankenberger

Biography to Display: 

1949Born, St. Louis, Missouri


1971BA Art Teaching Certificate, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin

1979 MA Creative Arts, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana


1982 Artist in Residence, Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana


1972-1974Harrison High School, West Lafayette, Indiana

1974-1979, 1995-1998, 2010-2012Faculty, Purdue University

1978-1979Lafayette Art Center, Potters’ Guild Instructor/Advisor, Lafayette, Indiana

1999-2002Greater Lafayette Museum of Art, Lafayette, Indiana

2002—Private master classes, West Lafayette, Indiana



Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.

Evansville Museum of Art and Science, Evansville, Indiana

Greater Lafayette Museum of Art, Lafayette, Indiana

DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

University of Evansville, Evansville, Indiana

Otterbein University, Westerville, Ohio

University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana

West Lafayette Public Library, West Lafayette, Indiana

Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana

Ivy Tech Community College, Lafayette, Indiana

MSRI Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, California


Bibliography to Display: 

Frankenberger, Scott. “Pulled Spouts.” Ceramics Monthly, 1976: 24, 5:50-51.

Frankenberger, Scott. “Styrofoam Press Molds.” Ceramics Monthly, 1982: 30, 7:74-75.

Frankenberger, Scott. "The Mecklenberger Vögel." Ceramics Monthly, 1995: 43, 10:41-44.

Frankenberger, Scott. “German Pottery and Potters are Flourishing.” Studio Potter Network Newsletter, 1995: 8, 1:8-13.

Herman, Lloyd. “Scott Frankenberger,” in American Porcelain: New Expressions in an Ancient Art. Forest Grove, OR: Timber Grove Press, 1980.

Williams, Gerry. "Conversations with Indiana Potters," Studio Pottery Magazine, 1991: 19, 2:46-69.


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Source: Artist


Artist's Studio: Crossroad Pottery


Typical Marks

Impressed seal located near base of handles, or usually within glazed area on underside. Signature incised into unglazed area of bottom.

1977 to present
Date: 2014
Materials: White Stoneware
Method: Extruded
Surface Technique: Brushwork, Overglaze (On Glaze), Stamped

Extruded with additions and stamped markings

Photo: Artist
Photo: Artist
Date: 2014
Materials: White Stoneware
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Incised, Stamped

Thrown with impressed marks and modifications

Photo: Artist

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified June 4, 2019.