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Andrew B. Gardner

Biography to Display: 

1937Born Chicago, Illinois

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

Faculty, Photography, Printmaking, Rutgers University – Newark, Newark, New Jersey

1991—Ceramic Artist

1991—Sole Proprietor, Gardner's Willo'work

BIOGRAPHY

 Andrew B. Gardner is known for wood-fired wheel-thrown stoneware pottery. Signature forms include tea bowls and vases. Depending on the form, wares are meant to be either functional or decorative. Surface techniques include earth tones and textured or rough surfaces accented by heavy surface ash deposits.

Gardner also made bent willow furniture.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Colgate University, Hamilton, New York

Johnson Wax Collection, Racine, Wisconsin

Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, Mansfield, Pennsylvania

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York

Moscow Clayworks, Moscow, Pennsylvania

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

 

 

Typical Marks
Bowl
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Moscow  Clayworks Permanent Collection
Photo: TMP
Moscow Clayworks Permanent Collection
Photo: TMP
Vase
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Moscow Clayworks Permanent Collection
Photo: TMP
Moscow Clayworks Permanent Collection
Yumomi
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Moscow Clayworks Permanent Collection
Photo: TMP
Moscow Clayworks Permanent Collection

Citation: Kuratnick, Jeffrey. "The Marks Project." Last modified June 3, 2023. http://www.themarksproject.org/marks/gardner-0