Elizabeth Gray Overbeck
(1875 - 1936)
Elizabeth Gray Overbeck was active/lived in Indiana. Elizabeth Overbeck is known for decorative pottery-vases.
Biography Elizabeth Gray Overbeck
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Elizabeth Overbeck was one of the four Overbeck sisters who founded the
Overbeck Pottery studio in Cambridge City, Indiana in 1911. The
sisters created high quality decorative arts, and unlike traditional
pottery manufacturers did all of the work themselves from a recipe that
went to the grave with the last surviving sister, Mary. They made their
products in a home workshop, designed and decorated in a room off their
dining room and fired in an outbuilding on their property.
the youngest of the sister, studied ceramics with Charles Fergus
Binns, the founding director of the New York State College of Ceramics
at Alfred University from 1909-1910 as well as under her sister
Margaret. Elizabeth, lik
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