Bobby Brodsky

Type
Individual
Role
Artist
Identifier
BrodskyBobby
Lifespan
1952 – 2012
Functions, Occupations, and Activities
>Potter; painter
Medium
Clay;Paint
Biography
Brodsky was born in Albuquerque and lived on a small North Valley farm during his early years. He spent his youth in Honolulu and in Claremont, California; his parents had split up and gone in different directions — his father to Claremont and his mother to Hawaii. Brodsky started working with clay as a freshman in high school, and he was selling works in ceramic at age fifteen...Brodsky earned a bachelor’s degree in fine arts at the California College of Arts & Crafts in Oakland, California (now California College of the Arts). He and Davila met at CCAC and moved together to La Cienega in 1974; three years later they were married. Their three sons — Cris, Ben, and Alo — were born in the 1980s. The couple’s pottery was soon selling at galleries in Dallas, Santa Barbara, and Sedona...After Tina and Bobby divorced in 2004..He indulged in wine, women, and music and became an eccentric. [Retrieved from http://www.santafenewmexican.com/pasatiempo/books/readings_signings/off-the-color-chart-remembering-artist-bobby-brodsky/article_091466b4-ae96-571a-8c04-bf361235f5d0.html 2/21/2018]
Geographic names
La Cienega
Related person/organization
Cristina Davila (is/was married to)