Gayle Fichtinger

Foundation studies professor


  • B.S., art, University of Wisconsin
  • M.F.A., ceramics, Arizona State University


Sculpture included in numerous private collections as well as these public collections: Tucson Museum of Art, DeCordova Museum, Danforth Museum of Art, Czech Ceramic Design Agency, Racine Art Museum, First National Bank, Columbia, Missouri, Arizona State University Art Museum; Mountain Bell Corporate Collection

Awards, recognitions and honors

Professional grant, Savannah College of Art and Design; Founders' Award, Creative Arts Center, Reading, Massachusetts; Purchase Award, two-year traveling exhibition, "Clay National," Erie Art Museum, Erie, Pennsylvania; Juror's Award, "7th Annual Vahki Exhibition," Galleria Mesa, Arizona


National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts; College Art Association; Foundations in Art: Theory and Education (FATE)

Publications and Presentations

  • Marvin Sweet, "The Yixing Effect: Echoes of the Chinese Scholar," Foreign Languages Press Beijing, China, 2006
  • Marvin Sweet, "Gayle Fichtinger: Carving a Path," Ceramics: Art and Perception, March 2003, pp. 60-61, No. 51
  • "Upfront," Ceramics Monthly, February 2003, pp. 6, 18, Vol. 51, No. 2
  • Cate McQuaid, "Nervous Energy" The Boston Globe Aug. 30, 2002, pp. C13, C16
  • Christine Temin, "Perspectives" The Boston Globe, Aug. 14, 1996, p. C5