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Antonio Prieto

Biography to Display: 

1912 Born Yaldepenas, Spain

1967 Died  Oakland, California

EDUCATION

1943-1946 New York State College of Ceramic Arts, Alfred University, Alfred, New York

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1946-1950 Faculty, California College of Arts and Crafts (now California College of the Arts), Oakland, California

1950-1967 Faculty, Mills College, Sacramento, California

 

Antonio Prieto produced a large body of functional work using stoneware and porcelain. An influential teacher Robert Arneson was one of his most well-known students.  Prieto built a ceramics collection at the Mills College Art Museum. After his death many of his former students made gifts of their work to the Antonio Prieto Memorial Collection.

Public Collections

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Bray, Hazel V. The Potter’s Art in California, 1885 to 1955. Oakland, CA: Oakland Museum, 1980.

Clark, Garth. A Century of Ceramics in the United States, 1878-1978. New York, NY: E.P. Dutton, 1979.

Kenny, John B. Ceramic Design. Radnor, PA: Chilton Books, 1963.

Koplos, Janet and Bruce Metcalf. Makers: A History of American Studio Craft. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 2010.

Levin, Elaine. The History of American Ceramics: From Pipkins and Bean Pots to Contemporary Forms, 1607 to the Present. New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1988.

Mills College. The Antonio Prieto Collection of Ceramics. Oakland, CA: Mills College, 1969.

Perry Barbara. American Ceramics: The Collection of the Everson Museum of Art. New York, NY: Rizzoli International Publishers, 1989.

 

 

Typical Marks
1950s
ca 1955
1960
ca 1960
ca 1960
ca 1964
Jug
Date: 1950
Form: Jug
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze
Collection Mills College Art Museum, Antonio Prieto Memorial Collection
Collection Mills College Art Museum, Antonio Prieto Memorial Collection
Covered Jar
Date: 1950s
Form: Covered Jar
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
Shallow Bowl with Wide Rim
Date: ca 1955
Form: Bowl
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze, Sgraffito
E. John Bullard Collection
E. John Bullard Collection
Plate
Date: ca 1960
Form: Plate
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze, Sgraffito
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
Vase with Concentric Circles
Date: 1960
Form: Vase
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Collection Mills College Art Museum, Gift of Virginia Rothwell
Collection Mills College Art Museum, Gift of Virginia Rothwell
Weed Pot
Date: ca 1960
Form: Vase
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze, Sgraffito
E. John Bullard Collection
E. John Bullard Collection
Bowl
Date: ca 1964
Form: Bowl
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze, Sgraffito
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
Vase
Form: Vase
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified December 5, 2018. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/prieto