2013 | Screenprint | 33 x 23 inches | Edition of 50
Kirk Mangus (1952 - 2013) was a prolific artist equally at home in ceramics, drawing, and painting. He was the Head of Ceramics at Kent State University from 1985-2013, and also taught at Alfred University Summer School; Cleveland Institute of Art; Cranbrook Academy of Art and numerous other institutions. He was a lecturer, visiting artist, and resident artist in China, Japan, Korea, France, Italy, Finland, Lithuania, Canada, and throughout the US. Mangus’s work is held in numerous collections, including at the Cleveland Museum of Art; Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI; Finnish Craft Museum, Helsinki; and National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea.
He was the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts grants. Mangus received his BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and his MFA from Washington State University, Pullman. His work was most recently exhibited at James Cohan Gallery, New York City.