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Ken Larson

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EDUCATION

University of Minnesota, Duluth, Minnesota

 

BIOGRAPHY

Ken and his wife Pat Larson are best are best known for wheel thrown and altered stoneware, terra cotta, and raku fired pots, as well as hand-built sculptures with molded elements. Sculptures often depict ravens and other animals. Molds are handmade; bronze pieces are cast at a bronze foundry.

The couple designs their works together; however, Ken is mainly focused on the elements of the sculpture, while Pat concentrates on hand building and low relief decoration.

Public Collections

 

Website(s):

https://www.larsonclayworks.com/

Artist's Studio: Pat and Ken Larson Clayworks

 

 

Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

 

AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks

“Pat and Ken Larson”, incised onto base of pot, with date.

Pat + Ken Larson 1989
Pat + Ken Larson 1989
1989
Dolphin Bowl
Date: 1988
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown and Altered
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.284, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.284, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
1991
Photo: TMP
Two- Head Tern
Date: 1989
Form: Bowl
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown and Altered
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.386, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.386, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
1989
Photo: TMP
Jar and Lid
Date: 1997
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.192, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.192, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
1997
Photo: TMP

Citation: Lange, Hanna. "The Marks Project." Last modified March 26, 2022. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/larson-1