Yellow Figure with Blue Spots, ceramic, 18x6x5 in
Blue Figure with Red Dots, ceramic, 18x6x5 in
Figure with Blue and Red Striped Shirt, ceramic, 19.5x4x4.5 in
Grandpa Doll, ceramic, 19x6x7.5 in
Figure in Diaper, ceramic, 19x6.5x7 in
Head with Dots, ceramic, 11x8.5x11.5 in
Head with Hearts, ceramic, 11x8x8 in, SOLD
Head with Striped Nose, ceramic
Head with Striped Nose 2, ceramic
Small Heads, ceramic, 4x3.5x4.5 in each
Pink Figure With Red Dots, ceramic, 21x6x5 in
Right: Figure With Red Shoes, Ceramic
Head with Striped Nose 3, ceramic
Head with Blue Nose, ceramic
Red Headed Step Child, ceramic, mixed media, 41x14.5x7.5 in
Blue Head, ceramic
Tom Bartel grew up on the Erie shores of Cleveland, Ohio and is known for his disturbing and humorous fragmented figures that take cues from a “shotgun blast” of influences ranging from antiquity to popular culture. He received his BFA from Kent State University and his MFA from Indiana University-Bloomington.
Tom has lectured, conducted workshops and exhibited extensively throughout the United States and internationally. His work is included in numerous public and private collections and he has received Individual Artist Fellowships from the Pennsylvania arts council, the Kentucky Arts Council and the Ohio Arts Council.
Bartel is currently an Associate Professor at Ohio University in Athens, Oh.