Milton Moon was born in 1926, Melbourne, Victoria. He studied painting and drawing at Central Technical College, Brisbane, and then studied pottery privately with Harry Memmott, and wheel-throwing in particular with Merryn Feeney at the Sandison Pottery in Brisbane. In 1982, after some years working in broadcasting and television he became Senior Pottery Instructor at the Central Technical College, Brisbane. In 1969 he moved to Adelaide where he was appointed a senior lecturer in the ceramics department of the South Australian School of Art. In 1974 he lived and worked in Japan for one year assisted by the Myer Foundation. In 1975 he began working full-time at his Summertown Pottery in the Adelaide Hills. Since 1959 he has held numerous solo exhibitions in all Australian capital cities and has participated in many group exhibitions. He is represented in the Australian National Gallery and all the state galleries.
Milton Moon (b. 1926), 'Chaire' lidded tea caddy grey blue glaze, artist's signature incised to base, together with a Harry Memmott stoneware flagon with stopper and spout in flowing brown and iron oxide glaze (2). Height 20 cm. Height 30 cm
Milton Moon, (b. 1926), ceramic vase variegated glaze in shades of brown, tan, white and ochre, signature inscribed to base 'Milton Moon'. Height 18.5 cm. Provenance: John Freeland gallery, private collection Sydney
Milton Moon (b. 1926) collection of vases vase with elongated neck inscribed initial 'M' to base, patterned black and golden brown vase with artist's signature 'Milton Moon' incised to base, and bulbous vase with initial 'M' to base (3). Height 16 cm, 13 c
Milton Moon signed pottery bowl and another unsigned example one with crackle glaze and red splash interior signed 'Milton Moon' to base, the other with floral interior and unsigned. Diameter of largest - 21 cm
Milton Moon (b. 1926), exhibition sculpture c1960, the textured finish has a link to Australian marine/terrestrial environments, an early work from Tarragindi, Queensland period with incised artist signature on underside. Height 32 cm. Diameter 16 cm
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