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Biographies in American Ceramic Art: 1870-1970

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Biographies in American Ceramic Art: 1870-1970

Ken Forster

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This comprehensive directory contains more than 2,000 biographical entries for individuals involved in American ceramic art from 1870 to 1970. It includes art/studio potters, pottery owners and managers, decorators, designers, sculptors, china painters, teachers, administrators, arts and crafts enthusiasts, and key figures active in government-sponsored ceramic work programs. This guide is a companion to the author’s book Alternative American Ceramics. An essential resource for museums, galleries, collectors, libraries, and auction houses.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 240 pp
ISBN13: 9780764336119 | Binding: hard cover


A longtime collector of American decorative ceramics, Ken Forster is a respected dealer in American art pottery and other applied art. He lives in the Washington, DC, area.