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Jim Koudelka

Mid Century Modern +

Jim Koudelka

Portland, Oregon

ARTIST STATEMENT

Jim Koudelka received his MFA from Indiana University. He was a Professor in Ceramics at the Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, Oregon for 28 years. He is now retired and a working studio artist.

Jim’s recent functional work explores the vessel as a painting in the round with the form becoming a sculpted 3 dimensional canvas. His interests in abstract and geometric patterns and objects from the Mid Century Modern era inform the designs and compositions presented on his functional ceramics. Paintings by abstract artists such as Piet Mondrian, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Alexander Calder and Joan Miro are also an influence. Works are currently made of red earthenware or high fire porcelain.
The widest variety of his work is available by visiting his studio in Portland, Oregon.

You can make a private appointment any time, or come to the Studio Sale June 12-13. We are very covid-safe!! Other options are available at www.JanetBuskirk.com or Mossy Creek Pottery (Lincoln City, OR)

THIS ARTIST SPECIALIZES IN:

Functional, Architectural, Contemporary, Traditional, Decorative, Artwork, Dining, Bright, Colorful, Complex, Earthy, Simple, Black, Blue, Red, White, Yellow, Terra Cotta, Porcelain, Oxidation, Wheel Thrown, Decals, Underglazes, Brushwork, Bowl, Creamer, Cup, Plate, Platter, Pitcher, Mug, Teapot, Tumbler, Vase, Vessel

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PHONE:

617-549-9444

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Studio Sale and Private Visit

DATES:

Apr 30 - Aug 31

TIMES:

11:00am - 06:00pm

ADDRESS:

4614 SE Salmon St., Portland, OR 97215

WEBSITE:

Come visit our Studio! There are two ways to visit. Make a private appointment any time by emailing, texting or phoning. We also have a Studio Sale June 12-13, 11am-6pm. We are very covid safe: good ventilation, masks, limited numbers of people allowed in building. Curbside pickup available