Ceramics

French Tickler
French Tickler

Greg has worked in clay for 40 years and recently retired from teaching ceramics, drawing, painting and design at Skagit Valley College for 34 years. His work is based on a love of landscape, texture, pattern, and the absolute loveliness of clay.

"By creating with clay I am being a child again and playing. "

 

Art Education, B.S., Western Oregon University, Oregon

M.F.A, Washington State University

 

Solo exhibitions and group exhibitions:

The Henry Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle WA

The Bush Barn Gallery, Salem, OR

Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA

Anacortes Arts and Crafts Juried Show, Anacortes, WA

Bellevue Arts and Crafts Juried Show, Bellevue, WA

Newport Museum, Newport, WA

Green River Community College, Green River, WA

Skagit Valley College Art Gallery, Mount Vernon, WA

Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA

University of Minnesota, Duluth, MI

Snohomish Art Council, Everett, WA

Depot Gallery, Anacortes, WA

Washington Clay Artist Annual Show 2010, 2012

NCECA at the Art Stop Gallery, Tacoma, WA

Anchor Art Space, Anacortes, WA

Pottery Northwest Un-Wedged Ceramic Competition, Seattle, WA

The Clay Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

Michigan Cups of Fire National, MI

Allied Arts Gallery, Bellingham, WA

Schack Art Center, Everett, WA

Seattle Print Arts, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, WA

"Local Produce" Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA

"Dry Ice" Anchor Art Space, Anacortes, WA

 

 Contact information

gregtate@frontier.com

greg.tate@skagit.edu

Celilo Falls container with marbled cup. Spike pot series. Wheel thrown, hand built. Photo credit: Chris Theiss
Celilo Falls container with marbled cup. Spike pot series. Wheel thrown, hand built. Photo credit: Chris Theiss

Spike pot series. Wheelthrown, handbuilt. SOLD

 

Title: Looking North (2010)

Medium: Black clay, oxide pencil, copper glaze

Description: Hanging platter, wheel thrown and hand built, landscape with female figure/nude

Dimensions: 15.5" x 2.0"

Price: $300.00

Exhibited: Skagit Valley College Art Gallery, Allied Arts Gallery