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Ted Neal

Biography to Display: 

Born New York

EDUCATION

1991 AAS Brigham Young University Idaho, Rexburg, Idaho

1995 BFA Utah State University, Logan, Utah

1998 MFA Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois

2001-2006 Technology Instructor and Studio Coordinator, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

Assistant Professor of Ceramics, Area Head, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana

 

Ted Neal uses stoneware to create utilitarian vessels and steel to create industrial forms to contain them. The surfaces he creates reference the color and texture of ageing objects.

Frequently the thin walled functional ceramic form takes on the look of rusted or oxidized metal. In his work Neal challenges the boundaries of function and sculpture.

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

“Coming of Age.” Ceramics Art and Perception, no. 67.

Hemachandra, Ray and Julia Galloway. 500 Vases: Explorations of a Timeless Form. New York, NY: Lark Crafts, 2010.

Meilach, Dona. Teapots, Makers & Collectors. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 2007.

Salamoni, Amedeo. Wood-Fired Ceramics: 100 Contemporary Artists. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 2013.

Tailey, Dan R. “Earth Matters.” Ceramics Monthly, (June/July/August 2010).

Tourtillott, Suzanne J.  500 Cups: Ceramic Expressions of Utility and Grace. New York, NY: Lark Crafts, 2005.

_______, Suzanne J. 500 Plates Platters & Chargers: Innovative Expressions of Function & Style. New York, NY: Lark Books, 2008.

_______, Suzanne J. 500 Teapots: Contemporary Explorations of a Timeless Design. New York, NY: Lark Books, 2002.

 

 

Typical Marks
ca 2014
2014
Teapot
Date: ca 2014
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze
40th Annual Pottery Show & Sale, The Art School at Old Church Pottery Invitational, 2014, Demerest, New Jersey
Photo: TMP
40th Annual Pottery Show & Sale, The Art School at Old Church Pottery Invitational, 2014, Demerest, New Jersey
Photo: TMP
Plate
Date: ca 2014
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze
40th Annual Pottery Show & Sale, The Art School at Old Church Pottery Invitational, 2014, Demerest, New Jersey
Photo: TMP
40th Annual Pottery Show & Sale, The Art School at Old Church Pottery Invitational, 2014, Demerest, New Jersey
Tumbler
Date: 2014
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
40th Annual Pottery Show and Sale, The Art School at Old Church, Demarest, New Jersey
Photo: TMP
40th Annual Pottery Show and Sale, The Art School at Old Church, Demarest, New Jersey
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Untitled
Date: 2014
Form: Sculpture
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze
40th Annual Pottery Show and Sale, The Art School at Old Church, Demarest, New Jersey
Photo: TMP
40th Annual Pottery Show and Sale, The Art School at Old Church, Demarest, New Jersey

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified October 7, 2019. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/neal