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Robert Clyatt, Bob Clyatt

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1970sStudied Art, University of California, Berkeley, California


1998—Studio Artist, Rye, New York


Bob Clyatt makes figurative sculptures using stoneware or porcelain, fired using various methods including raku firing. Clyatt's work challenges the traditional understanding of figurative sculpture by exploring contrasting themes; ancient and contemporary, organic and technological. He often incorporates 20th century technology including custom polymers and 3D printing.

Clyatt spent eight years studying sculpture, primarily with Barney Hodes at the Art Students League of New York. His work reflects his knowledge of both Eastern and Western ceramic traditions.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Amunshun Sculpture Park, Seattle, Washington


Bibliography to Display: 

Best of American Sculpture, Volume 2. Boston, Massachusetts: Kennedy Publishing, 2010.

Hemachandra, Ray and Jim Romberg. 500 Raku: Bold Explorations of a Dynamic Ceramics Technique. Asheville, North Carolina: Lark Books, 2011.

 “Interview with Bob Clyatt.” Sculpture News. National Sculpture Society. (January/February 2013).


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Typical Marks
Five Men Alto Relief
Date: 2012
Form: Sculpture
Materials: Earthenware, Porcelain
Method: Hand-Built
Photo: Artist
Photo: Artist
Three Hanging Butoh Figures
Date: 2012
Form: Sculpture
Photo: Artist
Woman Head on Knee
Date: 2012
Form: Sculpture
Photo: Artist

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified June 23, 2023.