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Harue Oyama McVay, Harue Oyama

Biography to Display: 

 Born 1928, Honolulu HI

 

EDUCATION

1950 BA, University of Hawaii, Honolulu Hawaii

1951 MA Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1951-1993 Professor, Art, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii

 

BIOGRAPHY

Harue Oyama McVay is known for wheel thrown functional high fired stoneware and sculptural vessels.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Hawaii State Art Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, Hawaii

Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY

Smithsonian Renwick Art Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

 

  • Morse, Marcia 2001. Legacy: facets of island modernism. Honolulu: Honolulu Academy of Arts. pp. 58–63.
  • Wisnosky, John, Klobe, Tom 2002. A tradition of excellence. Dept. of Art, University of Hawai`i at Manoa. pp. 84–87.

 

 

 

Typical Marks

 In earliest work (early 1950's),  Harue Oyama spelled out in full. Also, later, HM, sometimes with  wavy lines under letters.

Vessel
Date: ca 1958
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
Sculpture
Date: ca 1968
Method: Thrown and Altered, Hand Built
Surface Technique: Glaze
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
Vase
Form: Vase
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Brushwork, Glaze

Citation: McGee, Donna. "The Marks Project." Last modified May 4, 2021. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/mcvay