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educator , ceramics engineer

Ben Bates, American ceramics engineer, educator.

Background

Bates, Ben was born on February 5, 1964 in California, United States. Son of Richard and Janice Bates.

Education

Master of Fine Arts, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, 1998.

Career

Art instructor Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, Illinois, 2003—2006. Ceramics instructor, ceramics studio coordinator, technician College Lake County, Grayslake, since 2005. Lead consultant Stirling Hall Art Center, Lake Forest, Illinois, 1999—2003.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include Lillstreet International, Beyond the Brickyard, Dichotomy, Yunomi Invitational, Platters and Pourers, History in the Making III (3rd Place, 2008), George Ohr National Challenge, American Studio Ceramics, Ten Years from E'ville: Ben Bates and Ted Neal, Bottles, National Cup Show (Honorary award, 2008), Yunomi Invitational.

Connections

Married Martha Kelly Bates, July 24, 1993. Children: Margaret, Elizabeth.

father:
Richard Bates

mother:
Janice Bates

spouse:
Martha Kelly Bates

children:
Margaret Bates

Elizabeth Bates