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David N. Cox

David Newton Cox was born in Gilroy, California in 1939. Cox is a semi- abstractionist ceramic sculptor and also a traditional potter. He currently lives in Huntsville, Utah.

His art education began in California where he earned his B. A., in Pre-theology, and an M.A. in Ceramic Sculpture at San Jose State University. Later he attended Ohio State University in order to earn his M.F.A. He is an excellent craftsman and a highly creative artist and teacher.

Cox joined the Weber State College [now University] art department faculty in Ogden in 1971, to add new life to the ceramics and sculpture offerings there. He has subsequently served very effectively as chairperson of that program. 

Biography adapted from  Artists of Utah.

David Newton Cox (1939-), of Huntsville, Utah, is a semi- abstractionist ceramic sculptor and also a traditional potter. A fine educator as well, Cox joined the Weber State College [now University] art department faculty in Ogden in 1971, to add new life to the ceramics and sculpture offerings there. He has subsequently served very effectively as chairperson of that program. Cox was born in Gilroy, California; attended nearby San Jose State University (B. A., Pre-theology, M.A. Ceramic Sculpture); and then went to Ohio State University (M.F.A.). He is an excellent craftsman and a highly creative artist and teacher.

Biography courtesy Artists of Utah.

Newspaper Articles

"2 Area Galleries Display Array Of Artsy Delights." The Deseret News, July 7, 1991.

"2 Shows Illustrate The Grand Diversity, Flair Of Area Artisans." The Deseret News, February 24, 1991.

"Art Canvass." The Deseret News, February 13, 1994.

"Art Canvass." The Deseret News, September 20, 1998.

"Art notes: Faculty show at WSC." The Salt Lake Tribune, November 4, 1990.

"Art scene: Elegant, facile crafts fill '91 exhibit." The Salt Lake Tribune, July 7, 1991.

"Art Treasures Offer Possibilities For Treasured Christmas Gifts S.L. Area Exhibits Tailored To Fit Many Holiday Budgets." The Deseret News, December 11, 1988.

"Ceramics Exhibition Is Melting Pot Of Styles." The Deseret News, April 22, 1990.

"Colored Pencil Art." The Deseret News, September 27, 1992.

"Coming Up: Visual Arts." The Salt Lake Tribune, April 28, 1996.

"Coming Up: Visual Arts." The Salt Lake Tribune, October 20, 1996.

"Galleries." The Deseret News, February 2, 1997.

"Galleries." The Deseret News, January 17, 1993.

"Galleries." The Deseret News, July 28, 1996.

"Galleries." The Deseret News, March 12, 1995.

"It Takes Time For Gallery Goers To Get The Picture." The Deseret News, July 10, 1994.

"Making Waves: Exhibition Ill Feature Paintings and Sculptures That Have Raised a Ruckus." The Deseret News, October 12, 1997.

"Ogden Is Blooming With Up-To-Date Art." The Deseret News, November 18, 1990.

"Reverent/Irreverent Approaches To Art." The Deseret News, June 24, 1990.

"Showing at Local Galleries." The Deseret News, August 27, 2000.

"Showing at Local Galleries." The Deseret News, August 31, 2003.

"Showing at Local Galleries." The Deseret News, March 16, 2002.

"Showing at Local Galleries." The Deseret News, May 30, 2004.

"Treasures Abound In Summer Art Exhibits." The Deseret News, June 11, 1989.

"Utah '89 Crafts N.Y. Juror Forms A Highly Cohesive 58-Piece Show." The Deseret News, December 31, 1989.

"Utah Marquee: Visual Arts." The Salt Lake Tribune, August 7, 1998.

"Visual Arts." The Salt Lake Tribune, October 30, 1994.

"Watercolor' Prints are Stunning." The Deseret News, May 6, 2001.

Book

Olpin, Robert S.,William C. Seifrit, and Vern G. Swanson. Artists of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT: Gibbs Smith Publisher, 1999.

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