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Phil Mayhew, Terri Mayhew, Beersheba Porcelain

Biography to Display: 

EDUCATION

MFA University of Georgia, Georgia

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1965Professional Potter

1970's Caretaker, Georgia Mountain Arts, Neel Gap, Georgia

1986 Co-owner, Beersheba Porcelain, Beersheba Springs, Tennessee

 

Phil Mayhew is known for utilitarian ceramics and decorative ceramics. His pieces are most often created on the potter's wheel using porcelain. Glazes often appear in a variety of earth tones, and blues. Jewelry is often created by adding oxides and stains to porcelain beads. Phil and his wife, Terri Mayhew, co-own and operate Beersheba Porcelain, in Beersheba Springs, Tennessee.

 

 

 

 

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
Vessel
Form: Vessel
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze
Group of Beads
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Hand Built
Surface Technique: Oxide
Bottle
Form: Bottle
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Necklace with a Cross
Form: Jewelry
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Hand Built
Surface Technique: Glaze

Citation: Kuratnik, Jeffrey. "The Marks Project." Last modified May 1, 2018. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/mayhew