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Paul Lanier

Biography to Display: 

EDUCATION

1977 Pond Farm with Marguerite Wildenhain

1977 Luther College, Decorah, Iowa

1978-1981 University of California, Santa Cruz, California

1981-1983 Hunter College, New York, New York

APPRENTICESHIPS AND RESIDENCIES

1991-1993, 1995-1996 San Francisco United School District, Artist in Residence, School of the Arts

1993-1995 San Francisco United School District, Artist in Residence, McAteer High School

1997-2006 San Francisco United School District, Artist in Residence, Alvarado Elementary School

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

Potter and clay sculptor

1985 Ruby’s Clay Studio, workshop leader

 

Paul Lanier is a son of Ruth Asawa with whom he occasionally collaborated. He studied with Marguerite Wildenhain at Pond Farm. His work ranges from thrown and altered vessel forms that are wood fired to large murals and installations in public spaces and private residences. Carrying on his mother’s commitment to art education in public schools Lanier has worked as an artist in residence at a number of schools in the San Francisco area creating large scale murals with the students.

 

Website(s):

www.lanier.carbonmade.com

 

Typical Marks
2007
Vase
Date: 2007
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified May 26, 2019. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/lanier