RUPERT J. DEESE BIOGRAPHY



[ Prizes | Exhibitions | Publications | Collections ]


Chronology

1924
Born, Guam

1950
Pomona College:B.A./Applied Art

1957
Claremont Graduate School:M.F.A./Ceramics

1950-1999
Studio potter to the present

1957-1971
Teaches at Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA

1964-1983
Designs dinnerware shapes and patterns for Franciscan Inc.
Throws personal works in studio 'after hours'



Prizes

1960
IBM Sweepstakes Prize, 2lst Ceramic National, Everson Museum

1995
1st Prize, Hillcrest Arts Festival, La Habra, CA

1998
1st Prize, Hillcrest Arts Festival, La Habra, CA



Exhibitions

1960
Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY

1995
Hillcrest Arts Festival, La Habra, CA lst prize

1996
Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles

1996
Craft and Folk Art Museum Shop, Los Angeles

1997
The Chinati Foundation and The Judd Foundation, Marfa, Texas with prints by Barnett Newman and drawings by Dan Flavin

1998
Chaffey Community Art Association, Ontario, CA



Publications

1965
CERAMICS Glenn C. Nelson, 2nd edition, 1965

1984
AMERICAN ART POTTERY Thomas Turnquist



Collections

Scripps College, Claremont, CA
Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington
Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY
U.S.Capitol, House Dining Room
Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Roger Corsaw Collection, Alfred University, N.Y.
St. Paul Gallery, Minnesota
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Long Beach Museum of Art, CA
Los Angeles County Museum ofArt
Richard & Alice Petterson Museum, Claremont, CA
Millard Sheets Collection, Gualala, CA
Mingei International Folk Art Museum, San Diego, CA
Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Logan, Utah


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