Claude Horan is active/lives in Hawaii, California. Claude Horan is known for figurative ceramic sculpture, vessels, teaching.
Biography Claude Horan
Born in California, Claude Horan became known for his figurative
ceramics sculpture; graceful, exquisitely glazed vessels; and for and
his contributions to the development of contemporary styles for that
medium. His works range from rough and nearly abstract to smooth
and highly simplified. He also had a long, distinguished career
of teaching at the University of Hawaii. He received a BA from
San Jose State University in 1942 and BA and MA degrees in art from
Ohio State University in 1946.
Married to Suzi Pleyte Horan, he collaborated with her on some of his major projects.
In Manoa, Hawaii in 1947, he initiated the ceramics program and
continued to teach there until 1967 when he took a sabb
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