[Clayart] Passing of one of us.

Terry Lazaroff terrylazaroff at gmail.com
Sun Feb 16 12:01:52 EST 2020

I was a part of a group on messenger.  Search “Chuck Wissinger”
I ask Fulden, his spouse, if there is an obituary being posted on line.   Many people who were a part of his contacts got the message when Chuck was placed in a hospice.  He passed shortly after.

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> On Feb 16, 2020, at 1:43 PM, vpitelka at dtccom.net wrote:
> This is sad news.  I am not sure how many people knew Chuck.  I didn't
> really know him very well, but he and I were the two Americans at an
> international symposium on terra sigillata organized by the faculty at Dokuz
> Eylul University in Izmir, Turkey in 2007.  We stayed at the University's
> summer camp on the Aegean Coast for two weeks, twelve international artists
> working together in the studio, making pots and sculpture, trading ideas and
> stories.  We had a wonderful time, and Chuck and I hung out quite a bit.  He
> was married to a Turkish woman from Izmir, and thus had strong ties to the
> area.  He was an extremely talented artist, and it always surprised me that
> he didn't get more national attention for his work.  We communicated
> periodically after that, but I had not heard from him in several years.
> There is no obituary for him online, so his passing must have been very
> recent.  
> Terry, do you know anything more about his passing?  You can reply off-list
> if you wish.
> - Vince  
> Vince Pitelka
> Professor Emeritus of Art/Ceramics
> Appalachian Center for Craft
> School of Art, Craft & Design
> Tennessee Tech University
> Now Residing Chapel Hill, NC
> vpitelka at dtccom.net
> www.vincepitelka.com 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Clayart <clayart-bounces at lists.clayartworld.com> On Behalf Of Terry
> Lazaroff
> Sent: Saturday, February 15, 2020 4:08 PM
> To: Clayart international pottery discussion forum
> <clayart at lists.clayartworld.com>
> Subject: [Clayart] Passing of one of us.
> To all;
> Short note to let the members know that Chuck Wissinger passed away.
> Best regards 
> Terry

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