Bob Stocksdale; Bowls, c. 1980, 1973, 1985; Brazilian kingwood, ebony, Brazilian tulipwood

Gifts of Carol and Seymour Haber and Contemporary Crafts Gallery Women’s Activities Committee.

Artwork Info

Type of Work Bowl
Medium wood
Dimensions various dimensions

Artist Info

Name Bob Stocksdale
Born January 1, 1913
Role Woodworking
Culture American
Education Self-taught in woodworking
Notes or Bio

Early 1930s Employed in cedar chest
factory, IN
Conscientious objector during World
War ii (operated wood shop at the
National Forest Headquarters)
1952–80s Led woodworking
demonstrations and seminars
1971 Instructor, San Francisco Community
College, CA
1978 Fellow, American Craft Council,
New York, NY
Self-employed woodworker, Berkeley, CA

Credits: Dan Kvitka

Rights: All Rights Reserved

Appears In 3 Albums

10 items

Bob Stocksdale

81 items

Works in Wood

133 items

Collection of Museum of Contemporary Craft