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Gay Schempp

Biography to Display: 

EDUCATION 

1968 BA University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Connecticut 

1993 MAE Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island 

 

APPRENTICESHIPS & RESIDENCIES 

2004 Artist in Residence, International Arts Festival, Asilah, Morocco 

2007 Artist in Residence, Casa di Gasperi, Calabria, Italy 

 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE 

1970-1990 Studio potter 

1990-2000 High School Art Teacher, New Canaan High School, New Canaan CT 

1990-2000 Studio artist 

2000—Art and yoga retreats 

 

BIOGRAPHY 

Gay Schempp worked as a studio potter for 20 years beginning in 1970. She then focused her work on painting, drawing and sculpting while teaching. Since 2000 she has been leading art and yoga retreats. 

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, California

Contemporary Ceramics Collection, Southern Connecticut State College, New Haven, Connecticut 

Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Bridgeport, Connecticut 

Housatonic Museum, Bridgeport, Connecticut 

 

 

 

Website(s):

https://www.gayschemppencaustic.com

 

 

Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

 

AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks
ca1975-1983
Teapot
Date: ca 1975-1983
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Dimensions: H. 8:29 x W. 2.86 x D. 15.5 inches
Surface Technique: Glaze, Wax Resist
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.20.ab, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.20.ab, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: Clark, Donald. "The Marks Project." Last modified October 17, 2022. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/schempp