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Vina Schemer

Biography to Display: 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1962 - Ceramist

1964 - Teacher

 

BIOGRAPHY

Vina Schemer is best known for hand-built, spherical vessels with surfaces finished using transferred photographic images.

Schemer transfers an image to a silk-screen them prints the image onto gum paper. Once a vessel is bisque fired, She applies the gum paper image to the vessel surface and low fires the vessel a second time to transfer the image to the vessel surface. The image is then refined as needed by airbrushing or in-painting and the vessel is fired a third time.

Vina Schemer is co-founder of the Mandarin Art Festival in Northern Florida.

 

Public Collections

 

 

 

Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

 

AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks

VINA inscribed.

1970
Weed Pot
Date: 1970
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Dimensions: W. 2.4 inches
Surface Technique: Glaze
American  Museum of  Ceramic Art 2004.2.400, gift of the American Ceramic Society
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.400, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Vase
Date: 1975
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Slab Built
Dimensions: H. 6.5 x W. 1.71 x D. 6.8 inches
Surface Technique: Glaze, Transfer or Decal Decorated
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.402, gift of the American Ceramic Society
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.402, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Weed Pot
Date: 1975
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Hand Built
Dimensions: 21.4 inches in diameter
Surface Technique: Raku
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.287, gift of the American Ceramic Society
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.287, gift of the American Ceramic Society

Citation: Lange, Hanna. "The Marks Project." Last modified October 17, 2022. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/schemer