Charles Schorre

Untitled Blue Ceramic Dish with Fabric 1987



Ceramic. Fabric


Abstract ceramic dish with fabric attached to the front of it. The work is painted with blues and browns with grooves etched around the composition. The two sides are scrunched up forming handle grips on either side of the piece.

Artist Biography

Charles Schorre was born in Cuero, Texas in 1925. After serving in the Marine Corps, he graduated from the University of Texas with a BFA. He began his career in advertising and was one of Houston’s foremost artists, photographers, instructors, graphic designers, and creative explorers. He taught classes and led workshops at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston as well as Rice University where he served as an assistant professor from 1960 to 1972. He participated in two artist residency programs in the 1970’s and in 1986 he was named the Texas Artist of the Year by the Art League of Houston and was awarded the City of Houston Mayor’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts. Schorre passed away in Houston, Texas in 1996.


H 14 in. x W 14 in. x D 2.5 in.