Robin DuPont

Ceramics Instructor
Ceramics Instructor Robin DuPont bio
School of the Arts
1 (250) 352-6601
Nelson Victoria Street
Robin’s education in the field of ceramics has been wide-ranging and includes educational training from four institutions, in three different countries.

With a completed BFA from Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary, AB, Canada, Robin also studied at Kootenay School of the Arts, in Nelson, BC, Canada, at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia and completed his MFA graduate degree at Utah State University in Logan, Utah, USA.

Robin’s professional development experience in the field also includes a three-year apprenticeship with a studio potter, several research and work-studies in Canada, USA, Australia, Korea and China, and artist in residencies at the Banff Centre for the Arts, Red Deer College and the Medalta International Artist in Residency program. Robin has taught ceramics at the post secondary level at both Alberta College of Art & Design in Calgary, AB and at the University of Manitoba, in Winnipeg, MB and has traveled extensively teaching workshops and facilitating residencies across Canada and the United States. He currently maintains a studio practice out of his home outside of Nelson, British Columbia and teaches at Kootenay Studio Arts, Selkirk College.