Larry Davidson

Buhl, Idaho

Larry Davidson was born in Eugene, Oregon. He received his high school diploma from Helix High School in La Mesa, California. He first worked in clay as a youth in 1966. He first studied ceramics at the collegiate level while he was attending the College of Southern Idaho, when he was a student of LaVar Steel. After his time at the College of Southern Idaho, he attended Wenatchee Valley College, where he received his A.A. For the summer of 1975, he studied at the Archie Bray. He ultimately received his B.F.A. and M.F.A. from Utah State, as a student of John Neely. He has worked as a lab tech and shop supervisor at Ohio State University and served as an adjunct professor at Eastern New Mexico University. Although he has attended several important clay workshops, his most memorable was when he attended a Southern California one conducted by Harry Davis of the Crowan Pottery. Larry's work is primarily functional in content, where he has utilized local materials in both his glazes and bodies. A portion of his exhibition record includes: Mariposa Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2000; Coming of Age, 21 Years of Ceramics at Utah State University, Portland Oregon, 2006; Ketchum Arts Festival, Ketchum, Idaho, 2009 and winner of the Vasefinder Nationals 2010, where he received the grand prize of $2500. His work is in the permanent collection of Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York and Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Logan, Utah.

Artist's Works


Item:  Blue lidded jar

Dimensions:  5.25 inches by 5.25 inches 

Price:  $42.00 plus s/i

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Item:  Stoneware vase with Desert Rose Glaze

Dimensions:  4.5 inches by 2.875 inches 

Price:  $20.00 plus s/i

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Item:  Desert rust glazed tea jar

Dimensions:  6.334 inches by 5.5 inches 

Price:  $45.00 plus s/i

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Item:  Emerald green chawan

Dimensions:  2.25 inches by 4.75 inches 

Price:  SOLD

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Item:  Desert rose dresser jar

Dimensions:  1.75 inches by 3.625 inches 

Price:  SOLD to Nevada

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