Han (Johan Alexander) Boerrigter – Nijmegen – 1935
1962 – 1964: Vancouver School of Art.
Major running and developing glazes with ‘Masters of Art’ Wayne Ngang en Robert Weghsteen. Techniques: Stoneware and Raku
Institute of America
1970 – 1972: Pasadena Art College
Carlton Ball, Daniel Rhodes, Susan Peterson.Department of fine arts: ceramics and metal casting and continued glaze Asian studies, which later resulted in computer software for glazes. International Glaze Calculation
Program. (© 1978 – and beyond).
Back in The Netherlands Hallum (Fr.)
Built a field oven, began monumental and turned - reduction fired - ceramic stoneware and porcelain (1350°C - 1366°C).
Still working, in studio on new developments and creations.
Han Boerrigter was the First in the World with a international P/C program I.G.C.P.*
for the complete calculation of glazes such as:
Firing temperature – elements – Seeger – analysis – in the warm and cold condition –
recipe – moleculair weight – heat expansion – surface tension – tractive force – oppression force – and the relation of SiO2/Al2O3.
(with users guide in 6 languages).
* (I.G.C.P. International
Glaze Calculation Program © 1978 and beyond)