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Gerald Wansoo Hong

Biography to Display: 

EDUCATION 

1978 BFA Ceramics, San Jose State, San Jose, California 

 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE 

Studio potter 

 

BIOGRAPHY 

Gerald Hong is known for raku ceramics made in collaboration with his wife, Kelly Hong. Gerald is responsible for throwing and making, while Kelly decorates the surface of each piece with drawing and inlay. Together they make vessels, urns, large slab-built wall pieces, teapots, and bells.  

Gerald and Kelly Hong worked out of a studio in Petaluma, California. 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Public Collections to Display: 

Brunnier Art Museum, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bibliography to Display: 

Thompson, Sandy. “Kelly and Gerald Hong.” Ceramics Monthly, Nov. 1999, Vol. 47, Issue 9.

 

WEBSITE(S):

https://www.geraldandkellyhong.com/index.html

Artist's Studio: Gerald & Kelly Hong

 

Typical Marks
Lidded Vessel
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown and Altered, Cast, Carved
Surface Technique: Glaze, Raku
Brunnier Art Museum, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, gift of Rae Reilly, um2019.58ab.09.2022.jb
Photo: Isu
Brunnier Art Museum, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, gift of Rae Reilly, um2019.58ab.09.2022.jb
Photo: ISU

Citation: Beul, Jasmine. "The Marks Project." Last modified March 18, 2024. http://www.themarksproject.org/marks/hong