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Annette Gates

Biography to Display: 

1968Born Denver, Colorado

EDUCATION

1993BFA, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado

1999MFA, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1999-2012Adjunct Professor of Ceramics, University of Georgia and University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program, Athens, Georgia, and Cortona, Italy

2015-2017Instructor, Ceramics and Foundations, University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy

 

Annette Gates makes functional, hand built porcelain pots fired mid-range in an electric kiln. Some pieces are inlaid with precious stones. She creates templets for her slab-built pots; these are inspired by sewing as a child. Her use of inlaid gems is inspired by her husband, a jeweler.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Museum of International Ceramic Art, Guildagergard, Denmark

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Galloway, Julia (juror). 500 Vases: Contemporary Explorations of a Timeless Form. Asheville, NC: Lark Books, 2010.

Outlaw, Adrienne (curator). Take Care: Bioethics in the Twenty-first Century. Kenmare, County Kerry, Ireland: Seed Press, 2012,

Nasisse, Andy. “Symbiosis.” Ceramics Art and Perception 73.

Tourtillott, Suzanne J. 500 Cups: Ceramic Explorations of Utility and Grace. Asheville NC: Lark Books, 2004.

Tourtillott, Suzanne J. 500 Handmade Books: Inspiring Interpretations of a Timeless Form. Asheville NC: Lark Books, 2008.

 

 

Typical Marks

Underglaze is painted on raw clay, then last name, usually with date, is scratched through this layer of underglaze. Mark is always on base of pot.

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2013
2017
2017
Grappa Glasses
Date: 2012
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Extruded
Surface Technique: Ceramic Pencil, Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Oval Bowl
Date: 2013
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Slab Built
Surface Technique: Ceramic Pencil, Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Sugar Bowl
Date: 2017
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Extruded
Surface Technique: Ceramic Pencil, Glaze
Photo: TMP
Wine Cup
Date: 2017
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Extruded
Surface Technique: Ceramic Pencil, Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: McGee, Donna. "The Marks Project." Last modified June 2, 2019. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/gates-0