Peter Pincus: Channeling Josiah Wedgwood - artist Peter Pincus speaks about his research and into the Wedgwood Collections at Birmingham Museum of Art and how conversations with Anne Forschler, Chief Curator, The Marguerite Jones Harbert and John M. Harbert III Curator of Decorative Arts, Birmingham Museum of Art are being incorporated into his new work and teaching.
Collections Studied - The Dwight and Lucille Beeson Wedgwood Collection (with objects dating from 1759 to early 19th century)
The Buten Wedgwood Collection (with objects dating from 1759 to the 1980s). The 19th and 20th century objects we looked at came from this collection.
Anne Forschler-Tarrasch, Ph.D.
Chief Curator, The Marguerite Jones Harbert and John M. Harbert III Curator of Decorative Arts, Birmingham Museum of Art
Peter Pincus lives and works in Penfield, New York and since 2014 has served as a Visiting Assistant Professor of ceramics in the School for American Crafts at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He received a BFA and an MFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. He has been a resident artist at the Mendocino Art Center in California, worked as the Studio Manager and Resident Artist Coordinator of the Genesee Center for Arts and Education in Rochester, New York and taught at the Roberts Wesleyan College.