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Brian Taylor

Biography to Display: 

1977 Born Auburn, Washington

EDUCATION

2005 BFA, Ceramics, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

2010 MFA, Ceramics, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University, Alfred, New York

APPRENTICESHIPS AND RESIDENCIES

2006‒2007 Artist in Residence, Arrowmont School of Art and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

2010‒2011 Art Handler/Installation Technician, Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland

2011‒Present CeramicsStudio Manager, Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, Truro, Massachusetts

 

Brian J. Taylor makes utilitarian pots in red or white earthenware. His forming methods include hand building, wheel throwing, slip casting, and press molding. The pots are glazed with a matt or glossy glaze, then fired in an electric kiln. He has also worked in soda fired stoneware.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Alfred Ceramic Art Museum, Gloryhole Collection, Alfred University, Alfred, New York

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Lark Crafts. 500 Cups: Ceramic Expressions of Utility and Grace. Asheville NC: Lark Books, 2011.

Lark Crafts. 500 Pitchers: Contemporary Expressions of a Classical Form. Asheville NC: Lark Books, 2006.

Marquis, Andrea. “Pots at Rest.” Ceramics Monthly 61, no. 1 (Jan. 2013).

Taylor, Brian J. and Kate Foody. Glaze: The Ultimate Ceramic Artist’s Guide to Glaze and Color.  Hauppauge NY: Barron’s Educational Series, Inc. 2014.

 

 

 

Typical Marks
White Bowl with Orange Base
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown, Press Mold
Surface Technique: Glaze
The State of Clay, Lexington, MA, 2016
Photo: TMP
The State of Clay, Lexington, MA, 2016
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Tall Pinched Vase
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Press Mold, Hand Built
Surface Technique: Glaze
The State of Clay, Lexington, MA, 2016
Photo: TMP
The State of Clay, Lexington, MA, 2016
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified May 7, 2019. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/taylor-1