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John Gill

Biography to Display: 

1949Born

EDUCATION

1968-1971Cornish School of Allied Arts, Seattle, Washington

1973BFA Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Kansas

1975MFA New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University, Alfred, New York 

PRIMARY TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1972-1973Extension School Instructor, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri

1975-1977Ceramics Instructor, Summer Programs, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island

1977-1978Ceramics Instructor, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

1984—Professor of Ceramic Art at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University

 

John Gill is well known for his brightly colored sculptures that often begin with vessel forms. Each sculpture begins with a thrown component that is then altered and completed with slab built additions. He is known to have worked with stoneware and earthenware.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana

Alfred Ceramic Art Museum, Alfred University, Alfred, New York

Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York

Ceramics Research Center, Arizona State University Art Museum

Colorado State University Art Museum, Fort Collins, Colorado

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California

Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey

rosenfieldcollection.com

Taipei Museum, China

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England

 

CV or Resume: Click Here to Download
Source: Elaine Levin Archive, University of Southern California

 

Typical Marks
1983
1988
1996
2001
2003
2003
2005
2010
2010
2012
Wine Ewer
Date: 1983
Form: Ewer
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown, Slab Built
Surface Technique: Glaze
Rago Art and Auction Center
Photo: TMP
Rago Art and Auction Center
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Teapot
Date: 1988
Form: Teapot
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown, Hand Built
Surface Technique: Glaze
Rago Art and Auction Center
Photo: TMP
Rago Art and Auction Center
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Serving Tray
Date: 1996
Form: Tray
Method: Hand Built
rosenfieldcollection.com
rosenfieldcollection.com
Mug
Date: 2001
Form: Mug
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Hand Built
Surface Technique: Glaze
rosenfieldcollection.com
rosenfieldcollection.com
Plate
Date: 2003
Form: Plate
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Hand Built
Surface Technique: Glaze
rosenfieldcollection.com
rosenfieldcollection.com
Vase
Date: 2003
Form: Vase
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Hand Built
Surface Technique: Glaze
rosenfieldcollection.com
rosenfieldcollection.com
Wine Ewer
Date: 2005
Form: Ewer
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Slab Built, Hand Built
Surface Technique: Glaze
E. John Bullard Collection
E. John Bullard Collection
Bowl
Date: 2010
Form: Bowl
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Hand Built
Surface Technique: Glaze
rosenfieldcollection.com
rosenfieldcollection.com
Platter
Date: 2010
Form: Platter
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Hand Built
Surface Technique: Glaze
rosenfieldcollection.com
rosenfieldcollection.com
Mug
Date: 2012
Form: Mug
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Hand Built
Surface Technique: Glaze
rosenfieldcollection.com
rosenfieldcollection.com
Vessel
Form: Vessel
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Slab Built
Surface Technique: Glaze
Elaine Levin Archive, University of Southern California
Elaine Levin Archive, University of Southern California

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified February 25, 2018. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/gill-0