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Virginia Van Winkle Weisel, Wysel

Biography to Display: 

1923 Born

2017 Died Sonoma, California

EDUCATION

1942-1944, 1947-1950 BA, Painting, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

1951 Graduate Work, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

1955-1956 MA, Ceramics, Mills College, Oakland, California

APPRENTICESHIPS & RESIDENCIES

1972 Apprentice wood sculptor, Roy Setzoil, Portland, Oregon

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1952-1954 Assistant to Paul Bonifas, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

1955-1956 Teaching Fellow/Assistant to Antonio Prieto, Mills College, Oakland, California

 

Virginia Weisel is known for functional stoneware pottery produced between 1958 and 1971 at her studio, The Kiln, in Bellevue, Washington.

Beginning in 1972 Weisel focused on wood and metal sculpture.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Bellevue City Center, Bellevue, Washington

Cascadia Art Museum in Edmunds, Washington 

SAFECO Insurance Company, Seattle, Washington

Pacific Northwest Bell, Seattle, Washington

Rainer Bank, Seattle, Washington

 

 

Typical Marks
ca 1960
1960s
Vase
Date: ca 1960
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
Butter Dish
Date: 1960s
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze, Wax Resist
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection

Citation: Clark, Donald. "The Marks Project." Last modified May 6, 2019. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/weisel