Dianne Pierce


About Dianne Pierce

Dianne Pierce is part-time faculty at the State University of New York at New Paltz teaching history of decorative arts, modern design, museum studies, and architecture of New York City. In addition, Dianne is part-time faculty at Parsons The New School for Design in New York, teaching the history of decorative arts and other courses.


Russel Wright, made by Steubenville Pottery, Steubenville, OH, “American Modern” pitchers, 1939, earthenware
Pour a little out for the proletariat: the Robin Hood of earthenware pitchers brought modern design to the people.

The modern home