For thirty years George Woideck has been
developing a career as a prominent ceramic artist Trained as
a painter with time off to tour and record as a rock musician,
Mr. Woideck began working full time in clay in 1975. He initially
established a line of functional stoneware pottery. More recently,
Mr. Woideck has turned to creating individually-decorated works
in porcelain. Many of these new pieces are meant for wall display
and include Japanese-shaped porcelain kites and fans decorated
with colorfully airbrushed abstract and figurative designs. He
has also become well known for creating major ceramic tile murals
and mosaics installed in dozens schools and business locations
including Newton D. Baker Elementary School of the Arts in Cleveland,
the Inland Paper and Packaging Headquarters in Streetsboro Ohio
and the new Performing Arts Center at Westlake High School in
Westlake Ohio. Recently he completed a ceramic tile kitchen for
a summer home in Maine and has begun work on a fireplace and
chimney tile installation for a home in one of the Chicago suburbs.
You can see these works at artisanarchitecturalceramics.com.
Exhibited in museums and galleries in New York, Chautauqua, Chicago and Cleveland.
George Woideck receiving the Young Audiences National Artist of the Year Award at the organization's national convention in Kansas City. On the left is John Creamer, National President. On the right is Marsha Dobrzinski, Executive Director of Young Audiences of Northeast Ohio
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