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Susan Icove

Biography to Display: 

Born 1955 Cleveland, Ohio

 

EDUCATION

1977   BFA Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, Ohio

1981   MFA West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

Potter

 

BIOGRAPHY

Susan Icove is known for high fire stoneware functional pottery. Forms include baskets, bowls, and teapots. Icove was one of the founding members of 16 Hands, a potters collective based in West Virginia. 

In 1998, Icove changed careers to focus on designing and fabricating lamps made of recycled materials and found objects.

Public Collections

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

“Icove Lighting.” Icovelighting.com. Last accessed: 17 December 2021. https://www.icovelighting.com.

Allen, Mike. “Out & About: 16 Hands Studio Tour.” The Roanoke Times, Nov. 22, 2016. Last accessed: 17 December 2021. https://roanoke.com/arts_and_entertainment/out-about-16-hands-studio-tour/article_540cd074-3784-55cf-96bf-50a95093195e.html.

Davis, Jamie. “The Reach of 16 Hands.” Ceramics Monthly, March 2006.

“Designer Craftsmen Fairs.” Ceramics Monthly, April 1983.

 

 

 

Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

 

AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks

"Icove" written in script using glaze.

ca 1980-1982
Plate
Date: ca 1980-1982
Materials: Earthenware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.141, gift of the American Ceramic Society
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.141, gift of the American Ceramic Society

Citation: Jasmine Beul. "The Marks Project." Last modified March 25, 2022. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/icove