Williams, Gerry

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Name
Williams, Gerry Gender: M
Frederick Gerald Williams
born on 5 January 1926 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place Asansol, India, 23n41, 86e59
Timezone LST m88e20 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 14°04' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 20°08 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 06°57'



Biography

American artist, noted as a ceramist and co-founder of Studio Potter magazine, with his wife Julie in 1972.

His parents were American missionaries in Bengal, working at a school. He attended Cornell College in Iowa, USA. He was a conscientious objector during World War II and missed several years of college due to the war. In the 1940s, Williams discovered pottery while living in Maine.

In 1949, Williams moved to Concord, New Hampshire, and started his own pottery business. In the early 1950s he took ceramic classes at the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen. In 1953 he built his own studio and home in Dunbarton, New Hampshire, where he remained for many years.

Gerry Williams died on 25 August 2014 at age 88 in New Hampshire from Parkinson's disease. His work is included in various public museum collections, including at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Currier Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Crafts, the Fleming Museum of Art, and others.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided U.S. Consular Report of Birth, copy on file.

Categories

  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 88)
  • Vocation : Art : Commercial artist
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner
  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur
  • Vocation : Military : Pacifist/ Objector
  • Vocation : Misc. : Crafts
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Studio Potter" magazine)