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Tim Mather

Biography to Display: 

1943  Born Altoona, Pennsylvania

 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1976-1993 Ceramic artist

Ceramics professor, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

 

BIOGRAPHY

Tim Mather is known for functional porcelain and stoneware pottery, wheel thrown, or slip cast and assembled. Some pieces have decorative sculptural elements. These sculptural additions include branches as handles, abstract organic decorations, and found objects.

Tim Mather sometimes collaborated with George Whitten and ceramic artist Annette McCormick, who added animal sculptures to Mather’s vessels.

 

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, California

Canton Museum of Art, Canton, Ohio

 

 

 

Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

 

AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks
ca 1970
ca 1975
ca 1975-1981
ca 1980
ca 1985
ca 1985-1990
Coffee Pot
Date: ca 1970
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze
E John Bullard Collection
E John Bullard Collection
Covered Jar
Date: ca 1975
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Temmoku Glaze
E John Bullard Collection
E John Bullard Collection
Pitcher
Date: ca 1975
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze
E John Bullard Collection
E John Bullard Collection
Plate with Tad Poles
Date: ca 1980
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
E John Bullard Collection
E John Bullard Collection
Plate with Honey Comb Pattern
Date: ca 1980
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
E John Bullard Collection
E John Bullard Collection
Covered Jar with Ibex Finial on Stand
Date: ca 1985
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze, Sandblasted
E John Bullard Collection
E John Bullard Collection
Teapot
Date: ca 1985-1990
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.34, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.34, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Covered Jar with Handles
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown and Altered, Carved, Hand Built
Surface Technique: Glaze
E. John Bullard Collection
E. John Bullard Collection
Covered Bowl with Spiral Finial and Stand
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown, Hand Built (Piece sand blasted after final firing.)
Surface Technique: Glaze
E John Bullard Collection
E John Bullard Collection
Cup
Date: ca. 1970 to 1979
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.60, gift of the American Ceramic Society (AcerS)
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.60, gift of the American Ceramic Society (AcerS)

Citation: Beul, Jasmine. "The Marks Project." Last modified March 28, 2022. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/mather