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Evolving Forms with Frances Senska/ Montana State University; writer and director, Tim Schwab, 1978

Creator:
Senska, Frances, 1914-2009
Subject:
Schwab, Tim
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1 videocassette (VHS) (16 min.); 1/2 in.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Video of Frances Senska shot primarily in Senska's studio in Bozeman, Mont. Senska refers to Peter Voulkos and expresses her preference for digging clay locally. She demonstrates preparing a clay body, throwing on the potter's wheel, making a pitcher and birds, pulling a handle, loading and unloading a bisque kiln, glazing, unloading a glaze kiln, and keeping a kiln log.
Citation:
Evolving Forms with Frances Senska/ Montana State University; writer and director, Tim Schwab, 1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Ceramicist, educator; Bozeman, Mont.; b. 1914.
Provenance:
Donated 2004 by Frances Senska. Additions are expected.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Ceramics
Ceramics
Clay
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11590
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)249516
AAA_collcode_sensfran
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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