The Teapot as Object and Icon

Marc J. Barr
SIGGRAPH 2006 Teapot Exhibit Chair
Middle Tennessee State University

Hall B Lobby       Saturday, 29 July 6 - 8 pm
  Sunday, 30 July 8 am - 6 pm
  Monday, 31 July 8 am - 6 pm
  Tuesday, 1 August 8 am - 6 pm
  Wednesday, 2 August       8 am - 6 pm
  Thursday, 3 August 8 am - 5 pm

Intertwingle with real teapots, virtual teapots, and teapot-inspired images that showcase the long association of the teapot with computer graphics, art, and Boston. The teapot exhibit includes juried and curated work by computer scientists, artists, and designers from around the world.


2D Origami Teapot With Diagram

3D Origami Teapot

A Terribly Scratched Teapot

Aggregated Teapot

Alphabet Word Gestures

Amazing Portrait [al la prima]: Process of Drawing Teapot

Animated Embroidery: A Teapot in Modern Blackwork

Boston Skyline, Rendered With Teapots

Coming Together/Coming Apart, Teapots and Flying Saucers, Up In Smoke, Pregnant Pause

Community Tea Project


Evolution of a Creature

From Digital to Analogue, or the Rebirth of a Teapot

Head Full of Dreams

In This, Teapots are Like Typefaces

It's Tea Time!

Machined Aluminum Utah Teapot by Gershon Elber

Martin Newell's Original Teapot

Perfectly Rendered

Plastic Utah Teapot by Steve Sady


Tea 43

Tea Four Two

Tea Set 113/114, Tea Set 119/120


Teapot #1, #3

Teapot Subdivision

TEAPOT: The Movie Teaser

Tempest (inquiry)

The Air-Teapot

The Common World of Tea

The Utah Teapot Paperweight 1991

Wuyi Mountains