Roberto Lugo joins Tyler School of Art

The Ceramics Program at the Tyler School of Art is excited to announce that Roberto Lugo has been hired as an Assistant Professor of Crafts and will be joining the faculty in the fall of 2017. Roberto has a long list of accomplishments, which can be found on his website. A few highlights include:  Board…

Ceramic Artist of the Year

Thank you to the Ceramic Arts Netwok, Ceramics Monthly and Pottery Making Illustrated for naming me Ceramic Artist of the Year.   The annual Ceramic Artist of the Year award is presented to an artist whose work reflects current aesthetics and sets an example for ceramic artists by embracing current trends, technology, studio, marketing, and/or…

United States Artist Award

  This is dedicated to all of the children who come from neighborhoods like those that I grew up in–poor. You may have been given less opportunity but let this marginalization make you more hungry to reach for the things you want out of your life. Gone are the days where the only way out…

Modern Magazine

Be sure to check “Roberto Lugo is changing the world one Teapot at a time” by Elizabeth Essner in the latest Modern Magazine. 

Collective Design Fair

Thanks to Wexler Gallery my work was exhibited at Collective Design Fair and received great support. I want to thank the team at Wexler and all of the people who worked hard to put Collective Design Fair together. Here is a link to a write up about Collective that features Wexler and some images of…

Ceramic Art and Perception #98

Just received the image of the cover of Ceramic Art and Perception. I am so very honored to be the cover story in “Not Fearing the Message” by Blair Schulman. Please get you copy of Ceramic Art and Perception #98 at http://www.zinio.com/www/browse/product.jsp?rf=sch&productId=500614984 You may also get a preview of the article on Blair Schulman’s site at http://www.blairschulman.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/lugo98.pdf

2015 NCECA EMERGING Artist

I am incredibly pleased to announce that I will be presented as a 2015 NCECA Emerging artist this year in Providence, RI. This is a prestigious opportunity to present my work as well as my thoughts in front of a audience of my peers. I am truly honored to be chosen for my artwork and…

Juvenile In Justice

    Richard Ross and Roberto Lugo will discuss the positive social effects of creative education and its need as part of the reform of the juvenile justice system. Juvenile In Justice is an interactive artistic project that will participate in the nationally important conversation about juvenile justice and display the positive social effects of…

Bang! 2nd Year MFA Group show

As I am getting set up for the Juvenile Injustice show I finally got to show some of the work I made this summer in Hungary and received feedback on what affected people the most. I was able to make an eclectic mix of sculpture, potters, and even paint. I felt very free and back…

“Activism through Ceramics”

At this years NCECA conference I will be a presenting “Activism Through Ceramics” a lecture about how to use ceramics to serve the community as a part of NCECA’s “Student Perspectives” series.  I am very Excited about this opportunity and look forward to seeing you there. http://nceca.net/ NCECA