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York Havercamp

Biography to Display: 

Born Horseheads, New York

EDUCATION

Sheldon Jackson College, Sitka, Alaska

Global Issues, Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, North Carolina

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

2002 Studio Potter, York Pottery, Norris Tennessee

 

York Haverkamp is known for creating functional pottery. The work is most often created using stoneware and thrown on the potter's wheel. Surface decoration in the greenware stage most often includes faceting the exterior of pots. Havercamp fires his wares in a cross draft cantenary arch woodfired kiln to cone 10 (2,350 degrees Fahrenheit), with the addition of soda. Havercamp's finishes are marked by this process: showing the trace remains of flame, ash, and soda as they moved through the kiln chamber. Surface glazes often appear earth tone.

 

 

 

 

the center for craft, creativity & design This research was supported by a Craft Research Fund grant from The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, Inc.
   
southern highland craft guild The Archive of the Southern Highland Craft Guild.

 

Typical Marks
Vase
Form: Vase
Materials: Stoneware
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: Kuratnik, Jeffrey. "The Marks Project." Last modified April 14, 2018. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/havercamp