Wood, Beatrice

Wood, Beatrice

(1893–  ) ceramist; born in San Francisco. After art study at Académie Julian in Paris, she returned in 1914 to New York where she joined Marcel Duchamp's circle. In 1928 she moved to Los Angeles and began to study ceramics with Glen Lukens and the Natzlers. She established a studio in Ojai, Calif., in the 1940s. There she continued to produce her famed luster glaze pots well into her 90s.