Peter Voulkos

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Birthday
29, 1924
Birthplace
Montana
Death Date
Feb 16, 2002 (78)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
29, 1924
Birthplace
Montana
Death Date
Feb 16, 2002 (78)

About

Greek-American Abstract Expressionist artist who was best known for his ceramic sculptures. His 1996 stoneware sculpture "Noodle" was a prime example of his style.

Before Fame

He studied ceramics and painting at Montana State University and later received his M.F.A. from the California College of the Arts.

Trivia

He worked with ceramics and bronze, and he often created his sculptures in front of a live audience.

Family Life

He grew up in Montana as the son of Greek immigrants. He married twice and had several children.

Associated With

His work was influenced by that of Abstract Expressionist painter Franz Kline.

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