Marvin Bartel, Ed.D.
Emeritus Professor of Art
Goshen College
Goshen, IN, USA

Bio -- Bartel biography

Tables, Tile, & much more

Earth and Sky Table is now available.
Stoneware & Black Walnut.
21.5 inches high SOLD IN 2013

(sold)moth table

Think of a unique coffee table. Cozy up to a fireplace enhanced by artist-made fireplace tile just for you. Install a one-of-kind sink like none other because it is made just for your home.
If you can imagine it, I imagine
that I can design and make it.

Contact me by e-mail, phone, or mailing address to learn more about the design process, unique features, schedule, and pricing.


Mark your calendar for these Events

2014 Taste of the Gardens August, 23, at the Elkhart, Indiana Well Field Botanical Gardens. I will be there with a selection of ceramic sculpture and pottery.

Michiana Studio Tour - September 27-28, 2014
You are welcome to my clay studio. An annual opportunity to visit eight pottery studios (6 in Goshen and 2 in southern Michigan). Shop a huge selection by about 18 artists. The website will have a map and more information.

Garden Sculpture


ABOVE: This 20 inch stoneware face pot.
SOLD in 2013 - other pieces are available.

Links to a few of the pages posted
by Marvin Bartel

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arvin Bartel 
Goshen, Indiana, USA

for price quotations on artwork, design work, and/or art education consultation please contact
Marvin Bartel, Goshen College
1700 South Main Street, Goshen IN 46526
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Student Citations
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This page was updated
July 11, 2014

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Below are Examples (or follow your school's recommended practices)

  • Bartel, Marvin (2001) "Eleven Classroom Creativity Killers." an essay on Marvin Bartel's Art and Learning to Think and Feel website.  Retrieved (use the current date here) from:

  • Bartel, Marvin (2011) "Empathic Critique." an essay on Marvin Bartel's Art and Learning to Think and Feel website.
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