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Ellice T. Johnston, Ellice Johnston

Biography to Display: 

1984 Died

EDUCATION

early 1950s BA Painting, Chouinard Institute (later California Institute of the Arts)

 

Ellice Johnston studied ceramics with Susan Peterson at Chouinard and then with Vivika and Otto Heino. She was instrumental in founding two important west coast ceramic organizations. The first, Irving Place Studio in Los Angeles, was founded with Dora De Larios in 1968. Then in 1976, two years after she moved to Oregon she was instrumental in founding Clayfolk an organization serving clay workers in norther California and southern Oregon.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Peterson, Susan. The Craft and Art of Clay. London, England: Calmann & King LTD, 2000

 

 

Typical Marks
Sculpture
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
Sculpture
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives

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