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Lynn Whitehead-Lehnert

Biography to Display: 

1951 Born Dover, New Jersey

2001 Died Unicoi, Tennessee

EDUCATION

1973 BS Communications, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1982 MFA Ceramics, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1983-1984 Ceramics Instructor, Tusculum College, Greenville, Tennessee

1986-2001 Associate Professor of Ceramics, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee

 

Lynn Whitehead-Lehnert is known for functional and decorative ceramics. Pieces were developed using the potter's wheel, or occasionally hand built. Signature forms include bulbous or squat covered jars, and tall basket forms. Whitehead-Lehnert's pieces are most often pit fired, and feature the addition of reeds, dowels and raffia in the form of handles, or as decorative agents in the finished state.

Works are often influenced by East Asian aesthetics.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Concordia College, Selma, Alabama

Reece Museum, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee

 

 

 

 

Center for Craft This research was supported by a Craft Research Fund Grant from the Center For Craft
   
AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks
Casserole
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze, Pit Fired
Courtesy Bill Perkins
Photo: TMP
Courtesy Bill Perkins
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Covered Jar
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze, Pit Fired
Courtesy Bill Perkins
Photo: TMP
Courtesy Bill Perkins
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Vase
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown and Altered, Hand Built
Surface Technique: Glaze
Courtesy Bill Perkins
Photo: TMP
Courtesy Bill Perkins
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: Jeffrey Kuratnick. "The Marks Project." Last modified November 8, 2019. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/whitehead-lehnert