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Melody Wolfe Thomas

Biography to Display: 

1974 Born Blacksburg, Virginia

EDUCATION

1997 BS, Human Nutrition and Foods, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia

2002 MS, Art, Radford University, Radford, Virginia

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

Art Teacher

 

Melody Wolfe Thomas is known for stoneware functional pottery wheel-thrown on a kick wheel and terracotta sculpture. Functional work is high-fired in a reduction atmosphere while sculpture is low-fired.

Her tableware and functional sculpture are often inspired by the natural world.

 

 

Typical Marks

Thomas marks her work with a handmade stamp with her initials, stamped into side of foot of pot.

 

ca 2017
Vase
Date: ca 2017
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Pitcher
Date: ca 2017
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: McGee, Donna. "The Marks Project." Last modified April 28, 2019. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/thomas-0