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Ben Guinomi Waterman

Biography to Display: 


Politcal Theory, Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington

2009 MFA University of Washington Graduate School of Art, Seattle, Washington



Ben Waterman is known for functional wood-fired ceramics and mixed media sculpture. He studied ceramics in Japan and in the US. Waterman made functional and sculptural works. His sculpture incorporated clay (both raw and fired), paint, drywall, and wood. In addition to woodfired ceramics, Waterman also fires work by placing them into a bed of coals.



Bibliography to Display: 

Beal, Suzanne. “Ben Waterman: In Pursuit of Process.” Ceramics Art and Perception, No. 72, (2008).



Typical Marks

Impressed mark, three water lines

Sake Cup
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown and Altered
Surface Technique: Glaze, Woodfire
Photo: Chris Rupp
Photo: Chris Rupp
Photo: Chris Rupp

Citation: Clark, Donald. "The Marks Project." Last modified January 17, 2024.