Robert Wilhelm

Santa Fe, NM

My work strives to help people recognize the artistic value inherent in ordinary objects typically associated only with a functional purpose. By experimenting with form, pattern, and surface manipulation, I hope to surprise people with a sophisticated yet playful approach to making every day functional objects: bowls, vases, peppermills, etc. A primary goal of my work has always been to force people to reevaluate their assumptions about the intrinsic artistic value of commonplace items.
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