Monumental vase by Ann Arbor, MI based artist J.T. Abernathy.
J.T. Abernathy (b. ) grew up in eastern Oklahoma and moved to Michigan to teach art at the University of Michigan. It was in Ann Arbor that Abernathy, now 94, discovered his love of pottery. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in ceramics and a Master of Fine Arts degree in kiln-building from Cranbrook Academy of Art. His work graces the collections of over thirty museums across the globe.