Robbin Buller

Assistant Professor of Art
Director of Green Hall Art Gallery

Contact Information

(252) 398-6395

Chowan University is the perfect place to focus on one’s passion in life. We are located in a rural paradise that is far enough removed from the distractions of fast-paced city life, yet close enough to visit some of our nation’s premier cultural centers. The faculty, staff, and students at CU embody a supportive community that strives to enrich our lives intellectually, academically, and spiritually. It is a privilege to live and work alongside such bright energetic minds.

Education

  • MFA, Art, Concentration in Ceramics, Southern Illinois University
  • Apprentice to Master Ceramist Katsuyuki Sakezumi, Hanyama Kobo, Nakajo, Japan
  • BFA, Art, Concentration in Ceramics, Florida Atlantic University
  • AA, Liberal Arts, Broward Community College

Courses Taught

  • Ceramics I, II, III, IV, V
  • Sculpture
  • Sculpture/Mold Making
  • 3-D Design
  • 3-D Methods and Materials
  • Basic Design I
  • Drawing I
  • Printmaking I
  • Art Appreciation
  • Art History II
  • Critical Thinking 101
  • Critical Thinking 102

Academic & Scholarly Achievements

  • Publications
    Buller, Rob (1989).  Emerging talent artists.  National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts Journal, 10:  38 - 39.

    Buller, Rob (1990).  Review of Uncommon Clay exhibition.  National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts Journal, 11:  58.

    Exhibitions and Awards
    Faculty Exhibition – Chowan University, Murfreesboro, North Carolina, 2013.

    Faculty Exhibition – Chowan University, Murfreesboro, North Carolina, 2011.

    The Carved Vase Juried Finalists Exhibition – The Gallery at Clayscapes, Syracuse, New York, 2010.

    Faculty Exhibition – Chowan University, Murfreesboro, North Carolina, 2009.

    Art in the Park – Winfield, Kansas, 2004.  Third Prize

    Southern Illinois Ceramics Past and Present – Rend Lake Community College, Ina, Illinois, 1991.

    Illinois Masters of Fine Arts in Ceramics Invitational - Birks Museum, Millikin University, Decatur, Illinois, 1990.  Purchase Prize, added to the Birks Museum's permanent collection. 

    Vases and Bottles – Solo Exhibition - Rend Lake Community College, Ina, Illinois, 1990.  

    Student Union Purchase Awards - Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, 1989.  Honorable Mention.