Leon F. Moburg

From the Vasefinder Museum:

Leon Moburg was born and reared in Monmouth, Illinois. Leon studied at Monmouth College, Wesleyan School of Fine Arts, and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, where he received his M.F.A., as a student of F. Carlton Ball. He also studied at Ohio State, where he completed doctoral level classes, as a student of Paul Bogatay. He has taught at Southern Illinois University, Washburn University of Topeka, Kansas (he established the ceramics department), as well as Leon taught for many years at Redlands College, Redlands, California, where he currently holds emeritus status. For a brief time, he assisted Eva Zeisel with glaze design. His work is marked by outstanding diversity in glaze and form, where pots are primarily functional in content. His important work was included in the 1975 monograph Clay Work - Form and Idea in Ceramic Design authored by Leon Nigrosh. He exhibited at the Syracuse Nationals in 1956.

Artist's Works


Item:  Leon F. Moburg Toast Cup, incised Moburg

Condition:  No post-factory damage, light factory crazing.

Dimensions:  4 inches tall by approximately 3.5 inches wide,

Price:  SOLD

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