Canadian Pottery – Rebecca Rupp vase – coll.#108

Canadian Pottery - Vase by Rebecca Rupp, ht. 11″

Rebecca Rupp vase

Canadian Pottery – Rebecca Rupp vase, ht. 11″ – signed on foot “Rupp”, coll.#108

Rebecca Rupp Bio:
1970 Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina.
1971-73 B.F.A. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Magna Cum Laude.
1977 Independent study in Korea and Japan.
1983-85 M.F.A. Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York.
1985-86 Banff School of Fine Art, The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta.

Exhibition History
1982 “Wheel and Handbuilt Large Cups, Saucers and Bowls”
Edna Hibel Gallery, 1018 Madison Avenue.New York, New York October 19-November 6 1982
1988 “Rebecca Rupp: Tableware”; Ontario Craft Council, Toronto, Ontario.
“Mad Hatter’s Tea Party”; Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario and Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Ontario.
1989 Dexterity Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
1989 “Feat of Clay: The Fifth Anniversary of the Permanent Collection”; Burlington Art Centre.
1990 Galerie Franklin Silverstone, Montréal, Québec.
1991 “Rupp and Gutteridge: Dual Perspectives” Harbinger Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario.
1996 “Useful Intentions”; Burlington Art Centre and Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario.
1997 “FIRE+EARTH: Contemporary Canadian Ceramics”; Burlington Art Centre.
1998 “FIRE+EARTH: Contemporary Canadian Ceramics”; Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan.
2000 “FIRE+EARTH: Contemporary Canadian Ceramics”; Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
2001 “FIRE+EARTH: Contemporary Canadian Ceramics”; The Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan.
2002 “FIRE+EARTH: Contemporary Canadian Ceramics”; Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Publications
Ceramics Monthly, October 1982
Ontario Craft, Summer 1988.
Contact. The Magazine of the Alberta Potters Association. “What’s the Use?” Fall 1991
Fifth National Biennial of Ceramic Art. Trois Rivières Québec, 1992.
International Exhibition of Ceramic Art. National Museum of History, Taipei, Taiwan, 1992.

2 thoughts on “Canadian Pottery – Rebecca Rupp vase – coll.#108”

  1. Pretty sure this is by rebecca rupp.Both reminisent of her vase forms (early eighties ) and pink glaze. I have a number of her small almost tiny cup and saucers. Very beautiful.Will send photo of such . Pete

    1. Thanks Pete – I just had a quick look at some of her pots online and indeed it does look like one of her pieces, please send pic!

      Just got home and looked at the potter’s mark – what I found previously undecipherable is now, thanks to your suggestion, easy to make out – and indeed does read “Rupp”!

      Thanks a lot Pete

      all the best

      Larry

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