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Caplan, Jerry

 Person

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Jerry L. Caplan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2013.001
Abstract

Jerry L. Caplan was a professor of art at Chatham College from 1959 until 1988. He taught a variety of art courses including oil painting, design, drawing, ceramics, and sculpture, the latter being his primary subject. Caplan was the innovator of pipe sculpture, a technique in which industrial clay pipes are shaped, cut, and joined to form artworks. In his personal time, Caplan taught workshops for pipe sculptures, raku, and ceramics across the United States and around the world.

Dates: Created: 1930-2004; Other: Majority of material found in 1980-2004; Other: Date acquired: 06/07/2013