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Bill Lee

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EDUCATION

1979 BA Sculpture, Painting, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia

1985-1987 Non-Degree Program in Ceramics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1977— Sculptor

1993— Sole Proprietor, Principal Potter, Genesis Studios, Knoxville, Tennessee

 

Bill Lee is known for hand built earthenware utilitarian and decorative ceramics. His work is slab built utilizing paper, plastic or cardboard templates. Among a variety of functional and decorative forms, Lee is known for his signature left-handed mugs and teapots. Work is most often glazed with gloss blue or green glaze and fired to 1900˚Fahrenheit in an electric kiln.

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

McRary, Amy.  “Clay Sculptor Brings Engineering Background to Play in His Work.” Go Knoxville, November 6, 2009.

 

 

 

 

the center for craft, creativity & design This research was supported by a Craft Research Fund grant from The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, Inc.
   
southern highland craft guild The Archive of the Southern Highland Craft Guild.

 

Typical Marks
Bowl
Form: Bowl
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Bowl
Form: Bowl
Materials: Stoneware
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Tea Bowl
Form: Tea Bowl
Materials: Stoneware
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Tea Pot
Form: Teapot
Materials: Stoneware
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: TMP

Citation: Jeff Kuratnick. "The Marks Project." Last modified February 2, 2018. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/lee-1