Lucy M. Lewis: American Indian Potter

Lucy M. Lewis: American Indian Potter

by Susan Peterson, Fred Kabotie


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ISBN-13: 9784770029911
Publisher: Kodansha USA
Publication date: 02/06/2004
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 11.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

SUSAN PETERSON is one of the foremost figures in ceramic art education in the United States. She has developed ceramic departments and taught at the Wichita Art Association School, the Chouinard Art Institute, the University of Southern California, the Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts in California, and Hunter College in New York City, where she is Professor Emerita. Her extensive television film series, Wheels, Kilns and Clay, covers all areas of ceramic technique and has been released on video. A practicing potter as well, Mrs. Peterson has seen her work placed in major museum and private collections. She is a Fellow of the American Crafts Council and a member of the International Academy of Ceramics; established the Joe L. Evins Appalachian Craft Center school and curriculum in Smithville, Tennessee; and has received the prestigeous Binns' award from the American Ceramic Society and the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award from NCECA.

Her other books include The Living Tradition of Maria Martinez; Shoji Hamada: A Potter's Way and Works; The Craft and Art of Clay; Contemporary Ceramics; Working in Clay; Smashing Glazes; and Jun Kaneko.

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