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International Ceramic Symposiums, 1973, 1975 and 1985

The U.S. International Ceramic Symposiums in Tennessee In 1963 the first International Ceramic Symposium was established in Austria by ceramicist Kurt Ohnsorg with the idea of bringing ceramic artists from […]

Ben Caldwell

(n.d.) lives in Nolensville Flag, 2011 copper with enamel, 30 x 20 inches, 2015.65.26 I like the way copper folds, a lot like how mountains were created from two opposing […]

Dale Calhoun

(1935-2007) lived in Tiptonville in Lake County Cypress and iron seat for watercraft, 19.5 x 15 x 20.5 inches, 1999.82.2 This is a short legged chair designed to be used […]

Burton Callicott

(1907-2003) lived in Memphis Mandorla #30, 1991 paint, paper, 26 x 19 x 34 inches, 2003.112.1 After graduating in 1931 from the Cleveland School of Art, Callicott returned to Memphis […]

Joan Campbell

(1925-1997) born in Geelong, Victoria, Australia and lived and worked in Scarborough, Perth, Western Australia The Egg, 1973 clay, 28 x 60 inches, 93.39.239 One of Australia’s outstanding ceramic artists, […]

Terry Cannon

(b.1961) lives on Signal Mountain Red Bicycle, 2005 mixed media on plywood, 86 x 56 inches, 2015.65.13 Primarily using acrylic and epoxy over thick layers of gesso, wood and found […]

Bill Capshaw

(b.1949) lives in Oak Ridge Look, Man!, 1974 (detail) pencil drawing, 14.5 x 31.25 inches, 80.65 Longtime professional potter, Capshaw holds a B.F.A and M.F.A from East Tennessee State University, […]

Harold Cash

(1895-1977) born in Chattanooga in Hamilton County Ole Hank, 1928 bronze with marble base, 86.107 Cash received his A.B. from the University of Georgia and studied at the Beaux Arts […]

Caroll Cloar

(1913-1993) lived in Memphis in Shelby County Aunt Rhody, 1967 acrylic on Masonite, 29.75 x 42 x 28 inches, 80.84 Cloar was a nationally known painter who focused his work […]

Peter Cohan

(n.d.) Dulcimer, 1972 zebra wood, chestnut, walnut and brass, 38 x 3 x 8 inches, 77.36.4

Michael Cohen

(b. 1936, Boston, Massachusetts) lives and works in Amherst, Massachusetts Lidded Arch Form, 1975 porcelain, 5.75 x 8 x 2 inches, 93.39.112AB Michael Cohen had an artistic upbringing, and was […]

Jim Collins

(b.1931) lives on Signal Mountain Who’s Up, 1966 oil on canvas, 30 x 24 x 1.5 inches, 80.110 Collins was a Professor of Art at the University of Tennessee at […]

John Cox

(n.d.) lived in Shelby County Made in the USA, artists proof, 1972 serigraph on paper, 24 x 24 inches In 1972 this work was selected as a purchase prize by […]

Tis Mal Crow

Beaded Buckskin Bear Doll, C.2005 8 inches tall On December 15, 1999, the Tennessee Arts Commission Gallery opened Transforming Tradition, an exhibition highlighting hand-crafted, tradition inspired, contemporary native objects by […]

Stephen Crump

(n.d.) lives in Memphis in Shelby County Handcrafted rocking chair, 1982 oak, 44 x 39 x 39 inches, 95.8 This is a contemporary adaptation of a traditional “arrow-back” Windsor style […]

Colette Delozanne

(b. 1931, Borget, France) lives and works in Caracas, Venezuela Inti, 1973 stoneware, 6.5 x 10 x 4.25 inches, 93.39.59 Born in France, Colette Delozanne began studying languages and art […]

Carmen Dionyse

(1921-2013) born and lived in Ghent, Belgium Bust, 1975 stoneware, 23.5 x 17 x 9 inches, 93.39.226 From 1938 to 1946 Dionyse studied painting, printmaking, and applied arts at the […]

Chris Scarborough

(n.d.)  lives in Seattle, WA Untitled (Erin), n.d. digital photograph, 2009.54.7 In this photograph, Scarborough focuses on capturing the image of a woman with digitally enhanced eyes inspired by the […]

Clarence Stringfield

(1903-1976) born in Erin TN, died in Nashville Bust of a Man, c.1968 wood, 12 1/4 x 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches, 2002.9 Stringfield began working with wood as […]

Carl Cecil Sublett

(1919-2008) lived in Knoxville Sea Sands, 1967 oil on canvas, 40 x 40 ¼ inches, 80.57 Sublett attended Western Kentucky State College in Bowling Green, KY. He left college in […]