Tom Lollar

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Tom Lollar
Tom Lollar
Tom Lollar
Born Thomas W. Lollar
Detroit, Michigan
Nationality American
Education Western Michigan University
Known for Ceramics

Tom Lollar is an internationally renowned ceramist. He attended Western Michigan University and earned his B.F.A. in Sculpture and Ceramics in 1973 and his M.A. in Ceramics and Art History in 1979.[1]

Tom Lollar hand builds clay murals which depict architectural and geographical themes. Subjects include landmarks in both frontal bas-relief and aerial views. The unique surface color results from applying copper, bronze and platinum metallic paints and glazes. Each rectangular clay construction is approximately 20" x 20" x 4" and may be placed in combinations of unlimited numbers suitable to wall size.[2]

Tom Lollar is currently the head of the Ceramics and Sculpture Department at Columbia University.[3]

Since 1988, he has been the Director of Visual Arts at the Lincoln Center.[4]

He is a trustee of the International Print Center New York.[5]

He began teaching ceramics and sculpture in 1975 and is currently on the faculty of Teachers College, Columbia University.[6] He previously taught at Parsons School of Design in New York City.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Noel Fine Art". Retrieved 1 December 2009. 
  2. ^ "Ohio Online Visual Artist Registry". Retrieved 1 December 2009. 
  3. ^ a b "Cleveland State University, Urban Update" (PDF). Retrieved 1 December 2009. 
  4. ^ "Great Impressions at Lincoln Center" (PDF). Retrieved 1 December 2009. 
  5. ^ "Moscow Press Release" (PDF). Retrieved 1 December 2009. 
  6. ^ a b c "Mural Unveiled in Whittier Hall". 2004-03-13. Retrieved 1 December 2009. 
  7. ^ a b Patricia Malarcher (December 4, 2009). "CRAFTS; Splendors of Imperial Pasts With a Modern Point of View". The New York Times.