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James Bobbitt

Biography to Display: 

Born Louisville, Kentucky

1978 Died Berea, Kentucky

EDUCATION

BA DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana

MA, MFA Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

PHD Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1952—Associate Professor of Art, Berea College, Berea, Kentucky

BIOGRAPHY

 James Bobbitt is known for wheel-thrown porcelain functional pottery.

Bobbitt taught pottery, sculpture and art history at Berea College and was a founding member of the Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsman.

Bobbitt was also known as a weaver and enameller.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Southern Highland Craft Guild, Asheville, North Carolina

 

 

 

Center for CraftSouthern Highland Craft Guild

 

 

Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

Typical Marks
ca. 1970
Bowl
Date: ca 1970
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Brushwork, Glaze
Southern Highland Craft Guild Collection, 1988.172
Photo: Southern Highland Craft Guild
Southern Highland Craft Guild Collection, 1988.172
Photo: Southern Highland Craft Guild

Citation: Herrera, Carolyn. "The Marks Project." Last modified February 14, 2024. http://www.themarksproject.org/marks/bobbitt