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Rex Mason

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1921 Born, Madison, Wisconsin

2014 Died, Santa Fe, New Mexico

EDUCATION

Layton School of Art, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1946-1948 California School of Fine Arts, (now San Francisco Art Institute), San Francisco, California

Mills College, Oakland, California

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

United States Marine Corp

1950 Montana State College, Bozeman, Montana

1952-1955 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

 

Rex Mason studied with Carlton Ball, Hal Reigger, Whitney Atchley and David Park. Throughout his career he produced wheel thrown stoneware functional pieces, often with one all over glaze. At times he used surface technique of sgraffito or porcelain inlays.

Public Collections

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Typical Marks
1950s
1960
1963
Lidded Jar
Date: 1950s
Form: Covered Jar
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
Bowl
Date: 1954
Form: Bowl
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze, Sgraffito
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
Lidded Jar
Date: 1960
Form: Jar
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown and Altered, Carved
Surface Technique: Glaze
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
Footed Bowl
Date: 1963
Form: Bowl
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown and Altered, Carved
Surface Technique: Glaze
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection

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