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Don Sprague Portrait

Don Sprague

Tacoma, Washington 1946

Active in:

  • Portland, Oregon

Photo Caption:
Courtesy Don Sprague.

Luce Artist Quote

“My interest and education in architecture have strongly influenced the direction I have taken in working with clay. My desire to explore form, both functionally and aesthetically is derived from that background.” Artist’s statement

Luce Artist Biography

Don Sprague’s artwork reflects his architectural studies at Washington State University. His training has led him to focus on the building process of each piece, which often involves joining together many wheel-thrown elements. Sprague’s lanterns, jars, pots, and dishes all display his interest in surface ornamentation and glazing.