Potts, Charles

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Potts, Charles

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  • Lt. Cmdr. Charles Arthur Potts, USN (Ret.)

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1911 October 13 - 1986 February 21


Charlie Potts (PHOT 1940) graduated Art Center and joined the U. S. Navy during World War II. After working with Preston Duncan at their studio in Hollywood, he returned to Art Center and served as chair of the Photography Department from 1965 to 1984. Potts passed away in 1984, and his wonderful collection of 50 photographs was generously donated to Art Center’s Archives in 2013 by Calvin Knock.


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PHOT 1940
Faculty, Photography
Chair, Photography, 1965-1984

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Potts, Gloria (1915 December 8 - 2006 September 9)

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Potts, Gloria

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Potts, Charles

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