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Norman Schulman
A Life in Clay
January 24 - March 30, 2007

This exhibition celebrates the work of master ceramist Norm Schulman and was organized by the Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, North Carolina and curated by Frank Thomson III. The exhibition includes Schulman’s functional and sculptural work.

Schulman was born in New York City in 1924. He attended Parsons School of Design and earned a BS degree from New York University where he took his first ceramic class with Ruth Canfield (AU 1919). In 1958 he received an MFA degree in ceramics from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. His teaching experience includes the Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio; the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island and Ohio State University. Schulman has operated a studio in Penland, North Carolina since 1978. In his fifty plus years of working with clay, he has exhibited widely and is in museum collections including Renwick Museum, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.; the Museum of Art and Design, New York City; Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, North Carolina; The Butler Museum of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio; Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, North Carolina; and the Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art, Gloryhole Collection, Alfred, NY.

The exhibition, companion catalogue and tour of the exhibition are made possible by the generous support of the Windgate Charitable Foundation.

 
image of Norm Shulman, Mottled Blue Teapot, 1990
Norm Shulman, Mottled Blue Teapot, 1990
salt glazed porcelain
h: 10" w: 7" d: 5-3/8"
courtesy of the artist
 
image of Norm Shulman, Visages, 1994
Norm Shulman, Visages, 1994
engobe painted, salt glazed porcelain
h: 4-1/4" d: 10-3/4"
collection of Dorothy and Clyde Collins
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