Clyde Burt (American, b. 1922 - d. 1981) “North Avenue”, circa 1960, wood and pottery wall sculpture, signed lower right with incised signature. Measures 44in width x 25in height x 4in depth. Condition: Excellent condition. Please contact us if you need help making shipping arrangements. Ceramic artist Clyde Burt was a pioneer in the American studio ceramics movement. He studied at Fort Wayne Art School as well as the Cape Cod School of Art and completed his graduate work under Maija Grotell at the Cranbrook Academy of Art. He exhibited in Chicago during the early days of the Old Town Art Fair and the 57th St. Art Fair in Hyde Park. He also exhibited nationally at the Ceramic Nationals in Syracuse in 1954, 1956 and 1958. In 1957 he won the Art Institute of Chicago Designer-Craftsman Award. AIC gave him a rare solo show 1960-61. Burt was profiled in Ceramics Monthly in 1956 & 1966, and illustrated in 9 issues 1954-72. His work is in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Washington, D.C. and Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, N.Y.
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