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Ellen Schön

Biography to Display: 

EDUCATION

1975 BA Ceramics, Perceptual Psychology, Marlboro College, Marlboro, Vermont

1984 MFA Ceramics, Boston University Program in Artisanry, Boston, Massachusetts

 PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1975-1984 Studio Potter, Clay Dragon, Cambridge, Massachusetts

1985 Faculty, Ceramics, Bradford College, Bradford, Massachusetts

2002Faculty and Clay Studio Supervisor, Lesley University College of Art, Cambridge, Massachusetts

 

Ellen Schön makes ceramic vessels and sculptures. Her work is fired either in a fireclay clay container ( a saggar), or smoke-fired. She uses low-fired clay.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Fuller Craft Museum, Brocton, Massachusetts

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts.

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Morell, Greg. “Three Artists Shape Their Visions.” Artscope Magazine, Jan/Feb 2016, http://zine.artscopemagazine.com/2016/01/alt-clay-at-pine-manor/

 

Schön, Ellen. “The Uncommon Denominator: A Tribute to Richard Hirsch.” Ceramics: Art and Perception 61 (2005).

 

 

 

Typical Marks
Ammonite (Innocence)
Form: Vase
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Hand Built, Thrown
Surface Technique: Terra Sigillata
The State of Clay, Lexington, MA, 2016
Photo: TMP
The State of Clay, Lexington, MA, 2016
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Red Well
Form: Vessel
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Hand Built, Thrown
Surface Technique: Terra Sigillata
The State of Clay, Lexington, MA, 2016
Photo: TMP
The State of Clay, Lexington, MA, 2016
Photo: TMP

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified October 18, 2016. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/sch%C3%B6n