Robert Free, Jr.

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First Name: 
Robert
Last Name: 
Free, Jr.
Phone: 
(949)582-4204
Title: 
Senior Laboratory Technician, Art
Department: 
Art
Division: 
Fine Arts & Media Technology
Organization: 
Saddleback College

Bobby grew up in Southern Oregon where he first began working with clay.  In 2006, he transferred from Diablo Valley Community College in Walnut Creek, CA to the University of Utah, in Logan Utah.  In 2010 he graduated with a Bachelor's of Fine Arts Degree in Ceramics.  Since then he's been through several Artist Residencies in Montana and California and also traveled through parts of South Korea and China, studying ceramics.  Before working at Saddleback College he was the Lab Tech of the Ceramic Studio at the American Museum of Ceramic Art in Pomona, CA.  Bobby maintains a home studio where he continues to work with porcelain, creating functional and sculptural pottery.