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Howard Gerstein

Biography to Display: 

1949Born Cleveland, Ohio

EDUCATION

1973 BFA University of Cincinnati. Cincinnati Ohio

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1987-2017 Faculty, Mudflat Studio, Somerville, Massachusetts

1993-2016 Ceramics Instructor, Danforth Art Museum School, Framingham, Massachusetts

1998-2006 Art Teacher, Ceramics, Wellesley High School, Wellesley, Massachusetts

1999-2008 Faculty, College of Fine Arts, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts

 

Howard Gerstein makes functional ceramics in porcelain and stoneware, all fired in reduction. He also hand-builds sculptural works with animal themes and reference.

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Galloway, Julia, and Ray Hemachandra. 500 Vases: Contemporary Expressions of a Timeless Form.  Asheville NC: Lark Books, 2010.

Kopp, Linda. The Best of 500 Ceramics: Celebrating a Decade in Clay. Asheville NC: Lark Books, 2012.

Lark Books. 500 Animals in Clay: Contemporary Expressions of the Animal Form. Asheville NC: Lark Books, 2006.

 

Website(s):

www.howardgerstein.com

Artist's Studio: Howard Gerstein

 

Typical Marks

Howard Gerstein uses four different stamps, or marks that are placed on the foot. Each mark is pictured below.

Crab Plate
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze, Wax Resist
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Crab Plate
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze, Wax Resist
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Tea Bowl
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Vase
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

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