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Frances and Herman Weeren

Biography to Display: 

1919 Born Blount County, Tennessee

2012 Died Oakridge, Tennessee

EDUCATION

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1970's–2000's Professional Potter, Oakridge, Tennessee

 

Frances Skeen Weeren and her husband, Herman 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
ca. 1970s
ca. 1970s
ca. 1984-1999
Vase
Date: ca. 1970s
Form: Vase
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Crystalline Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Vase
Date: ca. 1970s
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

Citation: Jeffrey Kuratnick. "The Marks Project." Last modified March 21, 2018. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/weeren-0