Adrian Saxe (b. 1943) is a ceramic artist working and teaching in Los Angeles for the past 30 years. He works with stoneware, earthenware, and porcelain, creating wildly ornate, often bitingly humorous and complex objects that practically defy description.
He attended the Chouinard Art Institute and received his B.F.A. from the California Institute of the Arts. He currently teaches at the University of California, Los Angeles as a Professor of Ceramics. He has trained many artists/teachers who continue to spread ceramic knowledge. His work is in the collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Renwick Gallery, the Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, among others.
Adrian Saxe portrait, 2004, G. Lloyd C. Solly II Photograph, GLCSII Studios
Adrian Saxe, Shiitake Jamboree, 2001-04, Courtesy of Frank Lloyd Gallery