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Roy and Barbara Strassberg are ceramic artists living in Davidson, NC. After retiring from long careers as educators in 2011, they returned to work at Appalachian State University where Roy was Interim Chair and Visiting Professor of Art. They are now permanently retired from academia and working as full time artists in a large walkout studio overlooking a newly constructed kiln house, which houses a 34 cubic foot Bailey gas kiln. Both artists make functional pottery, sculpture, and sculptural vessels in a large, well-equipped 2000 square foot studio and showroom.
Before arriving in NC in 2001, Roy held academic appointments at Memphis State University, Minnesota State University, Mankato, and UNC Charlotte, where he was Chair of Art and Art History from 2001-2009. He had been Professor of Art and Chair at MSU, Mankato as well. Barbara has held academic appointments at MSU, Mankato, Bethany Lutheran College, Gustavus Adolphus…

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  • Joined December 16, 2010

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Reduction fired stoneware and porcelain

About

Roy and Barbara Strassberg are ceramic artists living in Davidson, NC. After retiring from long careers as educators in 2011, they returned to work at Appalachian State University where Roy was Interim Chair and Visiting Professor of Art. They are now permanently retired from academia and working as full time artists in a large walkout studio overlooking a newly constructed kiln house, which houses a 34 cubic foot Bailey gas kiln. Both artists make functional pottery, sculpture, and sculptural vessels in a large, well-equipped 2000 square foot studio and showroom.
Before arriving in NC in 2001, Roy held academic appointments at Memphis State University, Minnesota State University, Mankato, and UNC Charlotte, where he was Chair of Art and Art History from 2001-2009. He had been Professor of Art and Chair at MSU, Mankato as well. Barbara has held academic appointments at MSU, Mankato, Bethany Lutheran College, Gustavus Adolphus College, UNC Charlotte, and Appalchian State University. In addition to teaching and educational administration, both artists have exhibited widely including over 200 exhibitions in local, regional, national and international venues. Their work has been widely disseminated and is included in many important private, corporate and public collections. Roy’s work in included in several museum collections as well as the art museum collection of Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, Israel, the pre-eminent repository for work related to the Holocaust in the world.

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