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Mike Taylor

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Born Jackson, Michigan

 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

Owner, West Michigan Clay, Hamilton, Michigan

Full-time potter

 

BIOGRAPHY

Mike Taylor is best known for functional wheel-thrown and hand built stoneware pieces decorated with colorful slip and glaze. He fires in an eighty cubic foot catenary wood kiln. Forms include baskets, covered jars, tea bowls, vases, and teapots.

Taylor cites as influences traditional Japanese pottery and geology.

Public Collections

Bibliography

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Austin, Kristin, “C2C Gallery in Grand Haven to feature local artist Mike Taylor and musician Warren Kramer,” mlive, April 25 2012. Updated January 20 2019. C2C Gallery in Grand Haven to feature local artist Mike Taylor and musician Warren Kramer - mlive.com

C2C Gallery. “Mike Taylor”. Do you think Lake Michigan when you hear the words "water" and "sand"? (c2cgallery.com)

 

Website(s):

Pottery by Mike Taylor | Woodfired Pottery (pottworks.com)

 

 

Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

 

AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Teapot and Lid
Date: 1985 - 1992
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown and Altered
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.21, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.21, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP

Citation: Lange, Hanna. "The Marks Project." Last modified March 11, 2022. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/taylor-6