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Gary Schlappal

Biography to Display: 

1951 Born Cleveland, Ohio

 

EDUCATION

1972    BFA Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

1976    MFA Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

Commercial Illustrator, advertising

Professor, Kent State, Kent, Ohio

Professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Professor, School of Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Professor, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

1993-onward   Full time Studio Potter, Fredericksburg, Maryland

BIOGRAPHY

Gary Schlappal is known for stoneware, brightly colored earthenware, and mixed media sculptures and wall pieces. Schlappal’s ceramics have abstract carvings and glaze designs.

After graduating with a BFA in 1972, Schlappal worked in commercial illustrating and advertising before returning to school to pursue a career in ceramics. He is a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

England, Marlene. “Gary Schlappal.” Ceramics Monthly 49, no. 4 (Apr 2001).

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Public Collections to Display: 

Brunnier Art Museum, Iowa State University , Ames, Iowa

The Clevelanad Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bibliography to Display: 

England, Marlene. “Gary Schlappal.” Ceramics Monthly 49, no. 4 (Apr 2001).

 

 

Typical Marks
1986
Bowl
Date: 1986
Materials: Earthenware
Dimensions: 3" x 13" x 13"
Surface Technique: Glaze
Brunnier Art Museum, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, gift of Carmon Slater and Donald Randall, um2013.378.09.2022.jb
Photo: ISU
Brunnier Art Museum, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, gift of Carmon Slater and Donald Randall, um2013.378.09.2022.jb
Photo: ISU
1986
Platter
Date: 1970
Materials: Earthenware
Dimensions: 3" x 13.25" x 13.25"
Surface Technique: Glaze
Brunnier Art Museum, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, gift of Carmon Slater and Donald Randall, um2012.378.09.2022.jb
Photo: ISU
Brunnier Art Museum, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, gift of Carmon Slater and Donald Randall, um2012.378.09.2022.jb

Citation: Beul, Jasmine. "The Marks Project." Last modified September 13, 2023. http://www.themarksproject.org/marks/schlappal