Robert C. Turner
Robert C. Turner graduated from Alfred University in 1949 and immediately went to Black Mountain College to establish their first ceramics arts program. He taught there until 1951 and then returned to Alfred to found his own studio. In 1958, he joined the ceramic art faculty at Alfred University, served twice as chairman of the Art Department and was awarded emeritus status upon his retirement in 1979. Turner was also a visiting professor at the University of Wisconsin, taught summer sessions at Penland School of Crafts and was chairman of the Board of Directors of the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine.
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