The Struggles are the remains of a stuffed animal after being infused with porcelain slip, formed and fired. They signify the acts of cremation and preservation, and transformation; in subject, concept and material. Each Struggle recalls the emotional past of a toy while suggesting a new potential for narrative or play.
Rob has shown in eleven solo exhibitions and more than fifty group exhibitions throughout the United States, Korea, China, England, and Canada He earned an MFA in painting and drawing at the University of Tennessee and has taught art and design at Limestone College, James Madison University, Virginia Commonwealth University. He is currently Assistant Professor of Art at Piedmont Virginia Community College. Rob has been awarded multiple fellowships and honors, including a 2009 fellowship at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts and a 2007 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Artist Fellowship.
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IN THIS ISSUE
- David Naimon interviews Justin Torres
- Chris Mink interviews Roger Reeves
- Jess Novak interviews Dan Magers
- Russel Swensen reviews Partyknife / Dan Magers
- Claire Nelson reviews Between the Crackups / Rebecca Lehmann
- Micah Dean Hicks reviews None of this is Real / Miranda Mellis
- Christine Martorana reviews Syzygy, Beauty / T. Fleischmann
- Paul Haneyreviews Wild / Cheryl Strayed
- John R. Beardsley reviews Either Way I’m Celebrating / Sommer Browning
- Two new podcasts have been added to the splendid SER collection: Jonathan Wells & James Hannaham
- A very sincere congratulations to the talented Bonnie Armstrong the Summer 2012 writing regimen winner
- The fantastic winners & finalists of our 2012 contests have been selected
- Look forward to reading them in the upcoming issue of The Southeast Review Volume 31.1 February 2013