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Brad Schwieger

Biography to Display: 

1957Born

EDUCATION

1981 BFA University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

1983 MFA Utah State University, Logan, Utah

APPRENTICESHIPS AND RESIDENCIES

1998 Artist in Residence, Archie Bray Foundation for Ceramic Arts, Helena, Montana

1997, 2003 Artist in Residence, Watershed Center for Ceramics, New Castle, Maine

2009 Red Lodge Art Center, Red Lodge, Montana

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1985-1990 Associate Professor Vincennes University, Vincennes, Indiana

1990— Professor of Art and Ceramics Area Chairman, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

 

Brad Schwieger is known for highly altered, wheel-thrown, stoneware vessel forms. Pieces are cut, stretched, stacked, twisted and reassembled resulting in thrown pieces that become asymmetrical sculptural objects.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Agency of Czech Design in Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Archie Bray Foundation for Ceramic Arts, Helena, Montana

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

International Museum of Ceramics, Romhild, Germany

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art at Utah State University.

The Mint Museum, Charlotte, Nouth Carolina

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, Texas

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Museum of Art Collection

Smithsonian Institution, Renwick Gallery, Washington, DC

Taipei Cultural Center, Taiwan, Republic of China

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Contemporary Ceramics: A Dairy Barn Invitational : an Exhibition of Leading Ceramic Artists Produced by the Dairy Barn Arts Center Athens Ohio March 2 Through April 8, 2007. Athens, Ohio: Dairy Barn Arts Center, 2007.

Ohio Perspectives: Explorations in Clay : Akron Art Museum, February 3 - March 31, 1996. Akron, Ohio: The Museum, 1996.

The Ninth Annual San Angelo National Ceramic Competition: San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, April 14 to May 29, 1994. San Angelo, Tex: San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, 1994.

 

 

Typical Marks
Tray
Form: Tray
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Hand Built
Surface Technique: Woodfire
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Vase
Form: Vase
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Hand Built
Surface Technique: Woodfire
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Candle Holder
Form: Candle Holder
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Hand Built
Surface Technique: Glaze
"Lineage the Art of Mentorship," Clay Art Center, Sept. 2014, Port Chester, New York
Photo: Loren Maron
"Lineage the Art of Mentorship," Clay Art Center, Sept. 2014, Port Chester, New York
Photo: Loren Maron
Cup
Form: Cup
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze
Red Lodge Clay Center
Photo: TMP
Red Lodge Clay Center
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Flask
Form: Flask
Materials: Shards
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze
Red Lodge Clay Center
Photo: TMP
Red Lodge Clay Center
Photo: TMP

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified June 4, 2018. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/schwieger