TONY MARSH (American, b. 1954)
Reliquary for the Natural World, 1993
Terra Cotta, Glaze, Porcelain Cast from Garden
31" L x 5" H x 16" W
Tony Marsh earned his BFA in Ceramic Art at California State University Long Beach in 1978. After graduating he spent 3 years in Mashiko, Japan at the workshop of Master Mingei potter Tatsuzo Shimaoka. Marsh completed his MFA at Alfred University in 1988. He teaches in the Ceramic Arts Program at California State University Long Beach where was the Program Chair for 25 years. Tony was the first Director of the Center for Contemporary Ceramics at CSULB. Marsh has taught, lectured and exhibited extensively throughout the US, Asia and Europe. Tony was recognized as a 2018 United States Artist Fellow.
You will find his ceramic art in many private and permanent Institutional collections around the world, included among them the: SFMOMA, Musee d’Art Moderne, Paris, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, Museum of Art & Design, NY, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Everson Museum, Syracuse, the Oakland Museum of Art, Gardiner Museum of Art, Toronto, Museum of Fine Arts Houston among them.