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Portrait jars? Face jugs - portrat vessels


From: Judy Decker (Jdecker_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Nov 01 2001 - 16:49:25 PST

Here are some links for Face jugs (don't know if they are still active):

Brief into to history of face jugs
Contemporary ceramic artist

Contemporary potter

Jim Bozeman- contemporary

Dave the Slave-

Slavery in Carolina- colono ware

African American Women and Medicine: Expanding Interpretations of Colono

Colonial era pottery used by African slaves

Burlon Craig

N. Carolina- Lesson Plan
History- pottery in N Carolina

Contemporary- North Carolina

Making Faces- Exhibit McKissick Museum

Lanier Meaders

S Carolina- Clayton Bailey

Alisson McCauley (contemporary

England- Medieval history

I have done African inspired portrait vessels with students:

....and portrat vessels inspired by Mayan ceramics and sculpture.

Judy Decker