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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

 

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 Craft This research was supported by a Craft Research Fund Grant from the Center For Craft
   
AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

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

Citation: Herrera, Carolyn. "The Marks Project." Last modified September 7, 2019. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/bobbitt