David Rodenberg Ceramics
April 28 – August 25, 2013
GOLDEN DRAGON, Porcelain, David Rodenberg
The ceramics of gifted Evansville artist and educator David Rodenberg will be featured in the Alcove Gallery. Rodenberg taught art at North Posey High School for 34 years, retiring in 2011. Working primarily in clay, both in sculptural and functional forms, his work may been seen in the public and corporate collections of the Evansville Museum, University of Indianapolis, University of Evansville, First Presbyterian Church, Evansville Courier & Press, and Old National Bank. In recent years, the artist has also worked in oils, watercolors and pastels.
Rodenberg’s work has been accepted into the Evansville Museum’s highly regarded regional competition Mid-States Craft eight times, winning purchase awards in 1991 and 2003. His ceramics have been included in international exhibitions in New Zealand, Germany, France, Belgium, and the Netherlands. In 2011 – 2012, Rodenberg served as guest curator for Peace Rider Reunion: Contemporary European and American Ceramic Art which was exhibited in Osnabruck, Germany and in Evansville at the University of Southern Indiana.
David Rodenberg received both his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees from the University of Evansville after service in the United States Air Force. In 1996, he was named Art Educator of the Year by the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana.