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Ben Ryterband

Biography to Display: 

EDUCATION

1971 BFA Fine Arts, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio

1973 MFA Ceramics, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island

APPRENTICESHIPS

1969-1970 Apprentice, Kato Kenji, Japan

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

Professor of Art, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts

 

Ben Ryterband makes slip cast sculptural polychrome earthenware works, fired in an electric kiln.

 Ben Ryterband’s influences range from his studies with the master teacher Kato Kenji, Japan, and the Japanese tea ceremony and flower arranging, to travels in India, terraced fields, genetic structures, Wayne Higby, and chaos theory.

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Mellon, Barbara Rizza. “Ben Ryterband’s Childhood Memories and Worldly Influences.” Ceramics Monthly 57, no. 2  (February 2009).

 

 

Typical Marks
1970-1979
Teapot
Date: 1970-1979
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
American Museum of Ceramic Art, AMOCA, 2004.2.22ab, gift of American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
American Museum of Ceramic Art, AMOCA, 2004.2.22ab, gift of American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: McGee, Donna. "The Marks Project." Last modified May 14, 2019. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/ryterband