Paul Donhauser

Year inducted: 2013
1936-2007

Paul Donhauser taught design and ceramics at the University of Oshkosh from 1965-2004 receiving the John McNaughton Rosebush Professorship in 1983 and becoming an endowed professor in 1995.  Donhauser crafted an outstanding career as an artist, working in both clay and painting.  He contributed to numerous publications and authored “A History of American Ceramics.”  He won many honors in the field of ceramics, most notably a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Visual Arts.  He was also the first American to win the Grand Prize at the International Ceramics Competition in Faenza, Italy.  His work is owned by countless private collectors as well as the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.

Works by Paul Donhauser