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Visiting Artist: Robert Ebendorf


Wednesday, March 16th 2016:
ARTIST TALK Crit Space K1206 @ 6:00 pm

Thursday, March 17th 2016:
• Foundations Workshop “A Brush of Creativity”
Crit Space K1206 @ 8:30 - 10:30 am
• Metals Jewelry Student Critiques
M/J Studio K1150 @ 12- 3pm

Friday, March 18th 2016:
• Foundations Workshop “A Brush of Creativity”
Crit Space K1206 @ 9:00 – 11:30 am
• Lecture for FSoA students
“Life After Your BFA “ Crit space K1206 @ 1:00-2:30 pm
• FSoA student Portfolio critiques
Student studios 3:00 – 6:00 pm
(Sign-Up sheet posted on M/J studio door (K1150) prior to event)

Born in 1938 in Topeka, KS, ROBERT EBENDORF received his BFA in 1960 and his MFA in 1962. Following graduation, he received a Fullbright Fellowship to study at the State School of Applied Arts and Crafts in Norway. He has taught at the University of Georgia (1967-71) and the State University of New York at New Paltz (1971-88). In 1995, he was awarded the American Craft Council Fellowship for his achievement in the crafts and commitment to the craft movement. Bob is co-founder and past president of the Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) and is represented in many worldwide collections including the Metropolitan Museum of New York, The Victoria and Albert Museum (London), the British Museum, the Mint Museum of Craft and Design in Charlotte, Le Musee des Arts Decoratifs de Montreal, Museum of Art and Design New York, and the Yale University Art Gallery, just to name a few. He is currently the artist in residence for the Honors Program at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. The Jewelry of Robert Ebendorf, a 40 year retrospective, was recently on display at the Racine Art Museum in Racine, WI. He was awarded the 2010 North Carolina Governors Award as well as the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award from SNAG. He also currently holds Guest Professorship status at the University of West England in Bristol, UK. The Smithsonian institution invited him to participate in its Archives of American Art Oral History Program, and recently acquired all of Ebendorf’s papers, photographs, drawings and models from his life and extensive career.