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Reena Kashyap

Biography to Display: 

UnknownBorn, Jullundur, India

EDUCATION

1974BA University of Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1997-2012Founder and Executive Director, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, New York

1986—Studio potter

APPRENTICESHIPS AND RESIDENCIES

1984-1986Apprentice, Filmeridis Studio, Manama, Bahrain

1986-1988Judy Weber Studio, New Rochelle, New York

1991, 1992, 1996Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina

 

Reena Kashyap makes functional porcelain pottery fired in a Cone 10 reduction kiln.  Her love for Shino glaze decorated surfaces, has been a constant focus of enquiry. Her work is influenced by both her roots in India and her interest in the pottery traditions of Japan. Before setting up her own ceramics studio in 1989, Kashyap had a corporate career. She is the Founding Executive Director of the non-profit organization, Clay Art Center in Port Chester, New York. In October 2012, she stepped down from her Executive Director position to focus on her own studio practice.

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Tourtillott, Suzanne J.E.500 [no-lexicon]Cups:[/no-lexicon] Ceramic Exploration of Utility and Grace. Asheville, North Carolina: Lark Books, 2005.

 

 

Typical Marks
2012
2013
Bowl
Date: 2012
Form: Bowl
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: Loren Maron
Bowl
Date: 2014
Form: Bowl
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: Loren Maron
Vase
Date: 2014
Form: Vase
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: Loren Maron

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified October 7, 2017. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/kashyap