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Robert Chamberlain

Biography to Display: 


2010 BFA Photography, Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia

2013 MFA School of the Museum of Fine Art, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts


2016 Visiting Artist, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, Massachusetts


2013—Studio Artist

2016 Visiting Lecturer, Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia

2017Assistant, Mary Stanley Studios, Atlanta, Georgia


Robert Chamberlain is known for porcelain, sometimes identified as “raw porcelain”  vessels. Surface techniques include adding coils and sprigs in the leather hard stage. Chamberlain's surface techniques mimic the effects of pastry bag piped icing in a pastel palette. Chamberlain occasionally pairs fine art photography with ceramics in an installation format. “Chamberlain often tackles projects that channel contemporary socio-political issues like surveillance, sexuality, and domesticity through …”


Bibliography to Display: 

Blais, Paul. The Conceptual Artist Robert ChamberlainThe Potter's Cast, Episode 63, Podcast Audio, November 27, 2014.

Dumont Garr, Shana. Interview with Robert Chamberlain. Big Red and ShinyApril 20th, 2016.

McQuaid, Cait. “Works that Hang in the Balance.” The Boston Globe, January 19th, 2016.




Typical Marks
Vessel with Plinth
Date: 2017
Form: Sculpture
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Hand-Built, Extruded
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: Artist
Photo: Artist
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Extruded
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: Artist

Citation: Kuratnick, Jeffrey. "The Marks Project." Last modified June 22, 2023.