|Born||Thomas W. Lollar
|Education||Western Michigan University|
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.
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.
Tom Lollar is currently the head of the Ceramics and Sculpture Department at Columbia University.
- Tiffany & Co. NY 
- Columbia University 
- Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum 
- Museum of Arts & Design 
- The Karlin Collection in Boston 
- American Craft Museum 
- Tokyo's Century Plaza Hotel 
- Cleveland University-College of Urban Affairs 
- Cleveland State University 
- Visiting scholar at the American Academy in Rome 
- Fellowship at the Salzburg Seminar 
- Fellowship at Jugendstil Design in Austria 
- Waldo-Sangren Award for Contemporary Ceramics in England.
- "Noel Fine Art". Retrieved 1 December 2009.
- "Ohio Online Visual Artist Registry". Retrieved 1 December 2009.
- "Cleveland State University, Urban Update" (PDF). Retrieved 1 December 2009.
- "Great Impressions at Lincoln Center" (PDF). Retrieved 1 December 2009.
- "Moscow Press Release" (PDF). Retrieved 1 December 2009.
- "Mural Unveiled in Whittier Hall". 2004-03-13. Retrieved 1 December 2009.
- Patricia Malarcher (December 4, 2009). "CRAFTS; Splendors of Imperial Pasts With a Modern Point of View". The New York Times.
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