Lot 84

John Pagliaro (American, b. 1970)
Sad Aurora
stoneware and porcelain  
signed on base
ca 2003
ht. 9.75, wd. 14.5, dp. 12.25 in. 

Pagliaro was born in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania and attended Swarthmore College, obtaining his BA in Fine Art in 1993. He also attended the Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, 1995-97 and the University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, where he received his MFA in  Ceramics, 2000. Awards include the Mendocino Art Center Merit Award, 1997; the Jonathan Leigh Altman Grant for Summer Research, 1992. Pagliaro “pinches” his pots, the oldest of the vessel-making techniques, predating coiling, throwing and molding by thousands of years. His studio is in Shelter Island, NY.
Est $1000 - $1200