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Richard Garriott-Stejskal

Biography to Display: 

Born 1944  Annicortes, Washington



BFA University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska

MA University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico



1970-1995 Art Therapist




Richard Garriott-Stejskal is known for coil built stoneware figural sculptures with a neo-surrealist twists. The sculptures focus on the human form and are frequently unglazed, Sometimes the human form is given animal or abstract features. In one sculpture a high gloss black glazed box covers the upper third of the head of an unglazed abstracted head, neck, and shoulders.  

Garriott-Stejskal became the first registered art therapist in New Mexico in 1970 and worked at the Veteran’s administration for 25 years. During this time he continued to produce sculptures.




Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, California

Arizona State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tempe, Arizona

Longview Museum of Fine Art, Longview, Texas

Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina



Bibliography to Display: 

Garriott-Stejskal, Richard. “A Body of Work.” Ceramics Monthly, Feb. 2002, pg. 38-42.




Center for CraftCenter For Craft



AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art


Typical Marks
Date: 1988
Method: Slab-Built
Dimensions: 13.4 x 34.5 inches
Surface Technique: Raku
American Museum Of Ceramic Art, gift of The American Ceramic Society, 2004.2.303
American Museum Of Ceramic Art, gift of The American Ceramic Society, 2004.2.303

Citation: Beul, Jasmine. "The Marks Project." Last modified June 4, 2023.