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Robert William Rhoades, American art educator, artist. Grantee Democratic Society grantee, Kern Union, Bakersfield, 1975, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, 1988, Education Excellence grantee, College of the Redwoods, Fort Bragg, 1991.


Rhoades, Robert William was born on January 15, 1948 in Cleveland. Son of Robert and Nancy Rhoades.


Bachelor, Duke University, 1970. Postgraduate, College Arts and Crafts, 1976—1978. Master of Fine Arts, University New Mexico, 1980.


Instructor Foothill High School, Bakersfield, California, 1970—1976, California High School, San Ramon, 1976—1978. Artist, owner Graphflux Design, Oakland, 1976—1981. Professor, department chair College of the Redwoods, Fort Bragg, since 1981.

Artist, owenr Creekwood Studios, Mendocino, since 1998. Member superintendent council Kern Union High School District, Bakersfield, 1975—1977. Board press, vice president Mendocino County Artists Coalition, Ukiah, California, 1983—1985.


  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include, Misa, Japan, 1995, Wilkes Gallery, Mendocino, 1998, Pacific Echo, Philo, California, 2000, 2002, 2004.


Youth soccer coach Coast Youth Soccer League, Mendocino, 1986—1994. Troop leader Boy Scouts American, 1990—1994. Board president, member Sea Fair Road and Water Company, 1989—1995.

Director, instructor on painting & Museum tours to Paris, Florence, Rome, Venice, Nice. Member of Fort Bragg Art Center, San Francisco Museum Modern Art, Mendocino Art Center (trustee 1989-1992), College Art Association, Redwood Health Club, Theta Chi (alumnus, vice president 1967-1970).


  • Other Interests

    Skiing, gardening, cooking.


Married Bronwyn Ford Rhoades, July 22, 1977. Children: Ryan, Chelsea.

Robert Rhoades

Nancy Rhoades

Bronwyn Ford Rhoades

Ryan Rhoades

Chelsea Rhoades