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Conway J. Pierson, Jiggs

Biography to Display: 

1927 Born

1989 Died

EDUCATION

1953 BA University of California, Santa Cruz, California

1955 MFA California College of Art and Craft (now California College of the Arts) Oakland, California

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1959-1989 Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara, California

 

Conway Pierson was a sculptor who combined clay with other materials including wood and metal. The clay components were made using porcelain or stoneware and were often fired in atmospheric conditions.

Pierson was a dedicated teacher who impressed on his students the unlimited possibilities for expression through exploration of clay.

 

 

Typical Marks
1960-1965
1965-1989
Vase
Date: 1960-1970
Materials: Clay
Method: Hand Built (Bronze and clay.)
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
Vase
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection, Dane Cloutier Archives
Vase
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze

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