View Image Gallery Curtis Benzle(Full member)Tel: +001 2566533654 Email: Web: www.benzleporcelain.com
I incorporate color directly into porcelain, enabling me to use this single material for both two and three-dimensional expression. My objects are sculpted, and surfaces developed, simultaneously, allowing for greater immediacy and a significant integration between form and surface.
Vessels--porcelain, cone 8, electric fired, sculptural lighting- porcelain, plexi substrate, fluorescent.
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“Masters: Porcelain” Curtis Benzle, Huntsville, is featured in the publication; “Masters: Porcelain”, a survey of the premier artists working in porcelain worldwide. Of the forty international artists included in the survey, only Sunkoo Yuh of Athens, GA, and Mr. Benzle represent the Southeast region of the U.S.
*slip painting----large color fields are
usually painted in with colored slip made from the same recipe as the
malleable body. I also use slip to paint in specific details in some
of the fish.
Curtis Benzle received his B.F.A. from the Ohio State University in
1972, apprenticed in pottery with Robert Eckles and was awarded his MA
from Northern Illinois University in 1978. He is a professor emeritus
and former Chair of Dimensional Studies at the Columbus College of Art
and Design (Columbus, OH). Curtis established a studio in Huntsville.,
AL in 2004 and is currently a fulltime studio artist.
Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, Taipei, Taiwan 2008
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Contact DetailsStudio Address: 706 Randolph Ave, Huntsville, Alabama, USA, AL 35801.
Telephone: +001 2566533654
Availability: Open by appointment only. Please phone first.
Studio Location: 1202 Wells Ave, Huntsville, AL 35801 USA.
Joined on: 2008-04-09
Last Updated: 2010-01-19
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