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Bennett M. Welsh ’49

Bennett Welsh Sr. ’49, April 2, 1998, in Gresham, Oregon. After attending Reed for a year, he transferred to the Portland Museum Art School (now Pacific Northwest College of Art), graduating in 1948 with a certificate in ceramics. He was a potter in the Portland area for over 50 years and had a ceramics studio in Gresham. In recent years, he exhibited his work at the Attic Gallery, Contemporary Crafts, the Image Gallery, and the Wentz Gallery at the Pacific Northwest College of Art. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, a son, three daughters, a brother, a sister, and seven grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: May 1999

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