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Peter Voulkos

Peter Voulkos

American, 1924-2002

Street address is home. PO Box work address.
1924 Born January 29 of Greek-born parents, Efrosine and Harry Voulkos.
Education: BS, Montana State University; MFA, California College of Arts and Crafts, Los Angeles.
Professor of Art, University of California, Berkeley.

Award: 1997 - Master of the Medium award, James Renwick Alliance, 1997.
Award: 1976 - Senior Arts Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts, 1976.

Exhibition: 11/12/1987 - 09/30/1989: Seattle Art Museum, WA, CLAY REVISIONS: PLATE, CUP, VASE, November 12, 1987 - January 10, 1988. Circuit: Portland Art Museum, OR, 2/9-4/5/88
Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 4/2-9/5/88
Gibson Gallery, State University of New York, Potsdam, 11/12/88-1/7/89
Scottsdale Center for the Arts, AZ, 2/4-4/1/89
Jacksonville Art Museum, FL, 4/22-6/17/89
Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MT, 8/5-9/30/89.
Exhibition: 01/07/1986 - 02/01/1986: Braunstein Gallery, San Francisco, CA, PETER VOULKOS, January 7 - February 1, 1986.
Exhibition: 02/11/1978 - 04/30/1979: Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, NY, organizer, Retrospective, with circuit: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2/11/-4/2/78; Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston, 6/3-7/30/78; Museum of Contemporary Crafts, 10/6-12/31/78; Milwaukee Art Center, 2/23-4/30/79.
Exhibition: 1962 - 1962: Seattle World's Fair, 1962.

Publication: 1987 - Seattle Art Museum, WA, CLAY REVISIONS: PLATE, CUP, VASE, Vicki Halper, 1987, ill.
Publication: 1986 - 3934 CORBETT: FIFTY YEARS AT CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS, Portland, 1986.
Terms
  • ceramics
  • American
  • ceramics
  • Bozeman, MT

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