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William Mitch Yung, Mitch Yung, W. Mitchell Yung

Biography to Display: 

Born 1966

 

EDUCATION

1989 BFA Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

1991 MFA Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

 

APPRENTICESHIPS & RESIDENCIES

1991 – 1993 Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, Arizona

1992 – 1993 The Phoenix Center, Phoenix, Arizona

 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1994 – 2019 Full-time Potter, Mitch Yung Design Inc., Hollister, Missouri

2002 – 2019 Adjunct Faculty, Ceramics, Evangel University, Springfield, Missouri

2016 – 2018 Adjunct Faculty, Exploration of Visual Art, College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, Missouri

2017 – 2019 Adjunct Faculty, Ceramics, Drury University, Springfield, Missouri

2019 – 2021 Assistant Professor, Ceramics and Sculpture, Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar, Missouri

2021 – Assistant Professor, Ceramics and Sculpture, Evangel University, Springfield, Missouri

BIOGRAPHY

William Mitch Yung is best known for a wide variety of functional and decorative wheel-thrown.  Stoneware, white and red earthenware and porcelain pottery. Firing techniques include reduction firing, oxidation firing, salt and wood firing.  Decorative techniques include Mishima or other techniques. To throw larger pieces, Yung uses the Korean onggi method[1].

 

 


[1] Surl, Hayun. “Onggi Through the Ages,” Ceramics Monthly, December 6, 2021. Onggi Through the Ages (ceramicartsnetwork.org), last accessed 04.03.2022

 

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, California

Nelson Fine Arts Museum, Tempe, Arizona

City of Mesa, Mesa, Arizona

 

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Yung, W. Mitch. “In the Studio,” Ceramics Monthly 49, no. 2 (February 2001).

Up Front. “Mitch Yung,” Ceramics Monthly 44, no. 9 (November 1996). ceramics-monthly-nov96-cei1196d.pdf (ceramicartsnetwork.org)

Surl, Hayun. “Onggi Through the Ages,” Ceramics Monthly, December 6, 2021, Onggi Through the Ages (ceramicartsnetwork.org)

 

 

 

Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

 

AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks

“m yung” in cursive at Base, “YUNG” stamped at Base. Also the year made in a grid pattern.

2000
2000
Platter
Date: 2000
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown, Carved
Surface Technique: Glaze
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.168, gift of the American Ceramic Society
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.168, gift of the American Ceramic Society

Citation: Lange, Hanna. "The Marks Project." Last modified July 14, 2022. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/yung