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Rosalyn Tyge

Biography to Display: 

EDUCATION

1975-1978 Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, Michigan

1990’s Oakland Community College, Royal Oak, Michigan

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1978 – Full-time potter

BIOGRAPHY

Rosalyn Tyge is best known for mixed media jewelry and tiles as well as functional pottery. Tyge combines glass, clay and metal to create jewelry and wood boxes and other wooden objects, decorated with ceramic tiles.

Tyge first studied ceramics at Pewabic Pottery with instructor James Powel. Later Tyge attended Oakland Community College and worked with Dr. Charles Blosser. During her time working with Dr. Blosser, Tyge began exploring cone-6 oxidation glazes.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

WEBSITE(S):

rosalyn tyge – handmade clay jewelry, ornaments & tile (wordpress.com)

Artist's Studio: Tyge Tile Art

 

 

Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

 

AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks

“TygE” incised at the Base

Vase
Date: 1979
Form: Vase
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Dimensions: 3.1 inches in diameter
American Museum of Ceramic Art, AMOCA, gift of The American Ceramic Society, 2004.3.376
Photo: TMP
American Museum of Ceramic Art, AMOCA, gift of The American Ceramic Society, 2004.3.376
Photo: TMP
1979
Photo: TMP

Citation: Lange, Hanna. "The Marks Project." Last modified March 23, 2023. http://www.themarksproject.org/marks/tyge