POTTERY BY EUGENE/WINTON AND ROSA EUGENE

POTTERY BY EUGENE

WINTON AND ROSA EUGENE

(864)463-4217

SINCE 1986 WE HAVE SUCESSFULLY DEVELOPED A UNIQUE LINE OF FUNCTIONAL AND DECORATIVE STONEWARE. WE MAINTAIN A WORKING POTTERY STUDIO AND ENJOY A SUCCESSFUL RETAIL, MAIL ORDER, AND COMMISSION BUSINESS.

TECHNIQUES:

  • Ÿ  PIECES ARE THROWN ON A POTTER’S WHEEL, PINCHED, COILED, AND HAND-PAINTED.
  • THE RELIEF TECHNIQUE IS DRAWN ON WITH A PENCIL AND CLAY EXCISED FROM LEATHER HARDENED POTTERY.
  • GLAZES ARE MIXED AND APPLIED TO FRAME THE ART WORK AND ENHANCE EACH DETAIL.
  • Ÿ  THE “MOCK  MOSIAC” TECHNIQUE IS DRAWN ON WITH A PENCIL AND LINES APPLIED; ONCE GLAZED AND FIRED; TILE GROUT IS APPLIED TO UNGLAZED LINES.
  •  FIRED IN AN ELECTRIC, GAS OR WOOD KILN TO CONE SIX -TEN.

RECENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS:WORKING AS A HUSBAND / WIFE TEAM AND SINGLE ARTISANS, WE HAVE BEEN:

  • Ÿ  WATERFORD HOMES TOUR AND CRAFT EXHIBITS 1998-2012.
  • Ÿ  ADDED- MUSEUM OF FOLK ART’S COLLECTION-2012-SANTA FE, NM.
  • Ÿ  BOOK-‘’HART SQUARE’’-2011-PAGE-86.
  • Ÿ  SEAGROVE POTTERY FESTIVAL-NOV.2008 -2012 IN SEAGROVE, N.C.
  • Ÿ  “UNITY AND LEGACY: UMOJA”; MARCH 4-APRIL 3, 2005.  GROUP EXHIBITION AT JAMES E. LEWIS MUSEUM-MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY.  CLAY INVITATIONAL CERAMIC EXHIBITION 2005 NCECA BALTIMORE, MD.Ÿ
  • FEATURED IN NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC (BOOK)’’JOURNEY THROUGH HALLOWED GROUND’’, PAGE-172.
  • FEATURED IN S. C. ’’SMILES’’ AND PLACES-FEB-2008-MARCH 2009-PAGE-22.
  • FEATURED IN “SOUTHERN LIVING MAGAZINE”-FEB. 2006-PAGES 18-23.                                                                                              Ÿ
  • MARCH 26, 2011-PARTICIPATED IN THE JAMES RENWICK ALLIANCE BENEFIT AUCTION
  • FEATURED IN “AMERICAN CRAFT MAGAZINE” AUG./SEPT. 2010.
  • FEATURED IN ‘’ARTISTS AMONG US’’-100 FACES OF ART IN SPARTANBURG. HUB CITY PRESS NO
  • NOV. 18, 2010-MARCH 17, 2012 PARTICIPATED IN GROUP SHOW AT THE AUGUST WILSON CENTER ‘’COMMON GROUND: AFFRILACHIA!  WHERE I’M  FROM!
  • FEATURED IN ‘’AT HOME MAGAZINE’’ IN SUMMER 2011-PART OF THE GREENVILLE NEWS.

EARLIER ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • Ÿ  OCT. 5, 2000 SELECTED AS A MEMBER OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN DESIGN ARCHIVE(AADA) AT THE COOPER-HEWITT, NATIONAL DESIGN MUSEUM-SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, NEW YORK, NEW YORK.
  • Ÿ  ADDED TO THE MCKISSICK MUSEUM OF ARTS COLLECTION IN NOV. 2006.
  • FRANCES MARION UNIVERSITY SOLO EXHIBIT-2009.

EDUCATION: WINTON IS A SELF-TAUGHT POTTER AND ARTIST WITH NO FORMAL EDUCATION IN ART.”I OWE MY TALENTS  TO GOD…A GIFT I HAVE ENJOYED SINCE EARLY CHILDHOOD.” ROSA IS A RETIRED R.N., WITH A B.S.N. DEGREE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA-SPARTANBURG.  AS WINTON’S UNDERSTUDY, ROSA IS NOW A CERAMIC ARTIST MAKING COIL POTTERY SINCE 1996 AND CONTINUES TO CREATE, COORDINATE AND APPLY THE GLAZES ALONG WITH HER HUSBAND.  to see more visit http://www.chickenmanart.com/store/home.php?cat=65

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One comment on “POTTERY BY EUGENE/WINTON AND ROSA EUGENE

  1. rosawinton says:

    PLEASE CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT ANYTIME

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