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Fire Hydria

Artwork

Identifier:
1998.065.1
Artist:
Daleene Menning
Medium:
Terra Cotta
Date:
1988
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 27 in Width: 22 in Depth: 8 in
Note: est.
Description:
Ceramic sculpture with various colors, shapes and textures: concentric black and white circles in the center and spikey pink flames around the edge of the body of the vessel.
Historical Context:
Daleene Menning received her M.F.A. in Ceramics and Painting from the University of Michigan in 1970. She was the head of the Ceramics Department at Grand Valley State University for 31 years proceeding her own academic education. Menning is locally recognized for her large scale ceramic tile murals that can be found at this university, as well as the Grand Rapids Bus Station and Meijer Heart Hospital.
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Library of Congress Subjects
Greek influences
Location Notes:
DEV; 2nd fl., Rm. 207C