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Herman and Frances Weeren

Biography to Display: 

1924 Born

2006 Died Oakridge, Tennessee

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1970's-2000's Crystalline Glaze Chemist, Oakridge, Tennessee

 

Herman Weeren and wife, Frances Skeen Weeren, are known for crystalline glazed porcelain vessels. Signature forms include wheel-thrown vases and bowls. Earlier works include smaller wheel-thrown or hand built stoneware vessels. They focused on developing crystalline glazed work. Marc Hanson, an authority on crystalline glazes was an early influence. Working as a team, Frances created the vessel, while Herman continually developed and altered the crystalline glaze palette.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, California

Southern Highland Craft Guild, Asheville, North Carolina

 

 

 

 

the center for craft, creativity & design This research was supported by a Craft Research Fund grant from The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, Inc.
   
southern highland craft guild The Archive of the Southern Highland Craft Guild.

 

Typical Marks
1972
1979
1984-1999
1994
Vase 2
Date: 1972
Form: Vase
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Crystalline Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Vase
Date: 1979
Form: Vase
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Crystalline Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Vase
Date: ca. 1984-1999
Form: Vase
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Crystalline Glaze
Southern Highland Craft Guild Collection
Photo: Southern Highland Craft Guild
Southern Highland Craft Guild Collection
Photo: Southern Highland Craft Guild
Evening
Date: 1994
Form: Vase
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
American Museum of Ceramic Art, gift of American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
American Museum of Ceramic Art, gift of American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified March 21, 2018. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/weeren