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George Roby

Biography to Display: 

1936 Born

2017 Died South Russell, Ohio

 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

Art Teacher Hawken School, Gates Mills, Ohio

 

BIOGRAPHY

George Roby is best known for wheel thrown and hand built stoneware abstracted vessel form sculptures. Roby developed specific oxides and glazes to enhance electric kiln fired surface of his mid-century modern work.

Public Collections

 

 

 

Center for CraftCenter For Craft

 

 

AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks

GR at the base. Some pieces are not marked

TMP
TMP
1975 - 1978
Platter
Date: 1975 - 1978
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Hand Built
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.142, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.142, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
1975 - 1978
Photo: TMP

Citation: Lange, Hanna. "The Marks Project." Last modified March 11, 2022. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/roby