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art educator , Ceramicist

Roberta Grace Kaserman, American art educator, ceramicist. Recipient Best of Show award Vessels Aesthetic '85, Taft, California, 1985; 2d prize All Oregon Art Annual, Salem, 1986, special award in ceramics, 1988; faculty achievement award Oregon School Arts and Crafts, 1992. Member National Council on Education in Ceramic Arts, College Art Association, Colorado Artists Registry, Ceramics Monthly Invitation Slide Bank.

Background

Kaserman, Roberta Grace was born on April 11, 1955 in Wantagh, New York, United States. Daughter of Samuel Otto and Adele Gloria (Buttenheim) Kaserman.

Education

Bachelor of Science in DEsign, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1976. Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics, Ohio University, 1981.

Career

Instructor ceramics, Niagara U., Niagara Falls, New York, 1978-1979;graduate teaching assistant, Ohio U., Athens, 1980-1981;instructor ceramics, Oregon School Arts and Crafts, Portland, 1982-1992;head department, Oregon School Arts and Crafts, Portland, 1985-1992;associate professor art, Adams State College, Alamosa, Colorado, since 1992;head department, Adams State College, Alamosa, Colorado, 1992-1994. Artist-in-education Artist in Education Program, Portland, 1982-1992. Artist-in-residence Artpark, Lewiston, New York, 1992.

Board directors Buffalo Craftsmen, Inc., 1978-1979, N.W. Artists Workshop, Portland, 1983-1985. Panel member for art Metropolitan Arts Commission, Portland, 1990-1991. Juror Taos (New Mexico) Spring Arts Festival, 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Commission Hayhurst Elementary School, 1990, Family Matters, 1991, The Inner Game, 1992, Cafe Maya, 1994.

Membership

Member National Council on Education in Ceramic Arts, College Art Association, Colorado Artists Registry, Ceramics Monthly Invitation Slide Bank.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: horseback riding.

Connections

Married Gary Dean Bloom, July 25, 1987. Stepchildren: Zane, Dylan.

father:
Samuel Otto Kaserman

mother:
Adele Gloria (Buttenheim) Kaserman

spouse:
Gary Dean Bloom

children:
Zane Kaserman

Dylan Kaserman