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Robert Burkhart

Biography to Display: 


Colby College, Waterville, Maine

1957—D. Ed., Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania


Professor, Art and Art Education, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan


Robert Burkhart’s work is functional stoneware. Surface treatment includes brush applied oxides.


Bibliography to Display: 

Burkhart, Robert. ”Beginners’ Throwing Faults.” Ceramics Monthly 7, no. 5 (September 1959).

_____________. “Emotion and Imagination in Pottery.” Art Education Journal 15 no. 6 (1962).  

_____________. “Learn to Throw Tall Pots.” Ceramics Monthly 8 no.9 (November 1960).

_____________. Spontaneous and Deliberate Ways of Learning. Scranton PA: International Textbook Co., 1962.


Burkhart, Robert C., and Hugh M. Neil.  Identity and Teacher Learning. Scranton PA: International Textbook Co., 1968.



Typical Marks

As of May 2017 the known mark is last name, in script, incised into base of pot.

Date: 1950-1960
Materials: Earthenware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze, Slip Trailing
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified June 27, 2019.