Photograph by Max Seinfeld

Taylor Robenalt
Birth Date: July 28, 1983

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Taylor Robenalt pursued an education in bronze casting and stone carving at Southern Methodist University, where she discovered her passion for ceramics. She accepted a graduate assistant position at the University of Georgia, where she earned her MFA in ceramics. After graduating, Robenalt taught ceramics as an adjunct professor at the State College of Florida, Auburn University, and Columbus State University. Robenalt is known primarily for her use of the human figure, animal forms, and organic floral shapes to illustrate emotion. She utilizes the medium of porcelain with gold coating and colored underglaze to create vibrant works with themes such as birth, renewal, and growth. Her works typically feature animal and human forms bursting from clusters of flowers. Currently, Robenalt is an active contributor to the ceramics community. She exhibited works in numerous national ceramic shows including, “Un-wedged,” “Vision in Clay,” and, “History in the Making.” Recently, Robenalt received an Honorable Mention at the show, “De La Naturalaza,” in Columbus, Ohio. She was an artist resident at Odyssey Clayworks, as well as the co-founder of the group entitled the Ceramic Sculpture Culture.