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Harold Myers

American, (1927–2005)
Harold William Myers, Jr., was a Bay Area based ceramicist. As an undergraduate, he studied ceramics with Dr. Herbert Saunders and James Lovera. Later he worked in Marin at BilMar Plastics, 1954-55, and Heath Ceramics, 1955-57. He entered Mills College to study with Antonio Prieto and graduated with an MFA in 1959. 1959-1960 he taught in various East Bay art programs and frequented the ceramics studio at the University of California, Berkeley, where recently hired Peter Voulkos was developing a new program. From 1960-1965 he was on the art faculty of the University of Washington, Seattle, where he met Japan's Shoji Hamada who praised his work. Returning to the Bay Area in 1965 Harry took a position on the art faculty of California State University, Hayward, where he taught until his retirement in the 1990s. He was a noted, prize winning artist and potter who exhibited widely.

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Vase C.68.62

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