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John D. W. Kingston

Faculty In Memoriam

ceramics and Figure Drawing


Diploma of Fine Arts, Canterbury College, University of New Zealand
Graduate of Post Primary Section, Auckland Teacher’s College, Department of Education, New Zealand. 

Mr. Kingston studied etching and engraving with Stanley Hayter at the Academie Ranson in Paris. His work has been exhibited and commissioned by organizations in New Zealand and the United States. The recipient of several scholarships and awards, Mr. Kingston taught at the Cleveland Institute of Art and the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Maine. He was also an industrial and solar designer, and a sculptor in residence at Chesterwood, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, in 1985. He has exhibited pottery and sculpture in various Berkshire venues, including Gedney Farm Outdoor sculpture exhibition, Williamsville Inn Garden exhibit, Berkshire Botanical Garden exhibit. Mr. Kingston also served for four years on the Stockbridge, Massachusetts Cultural Council, 1995–1998. (1983–2004)