Upcoming Shows

ART UNDER THE OAKS: Vero Beach, FL, March 11-13

 

WINTER PARK ARTS FEST: Winter Park, FL, March 18-20

 

MAIN STREET ARTS FEST: Fort Worth, TX, April14-17

 

ART IN THE SQUARE: Southlake, TX, April 22-24

 

ARTISPHERE: Greenvile, SC, May 13-15

 

CHERRY CREEK ARTS FEST: Denver, CO, July 2-4

 

ANN ARBOR ARTS FESTIVAL (THE ORIGINAL): Ann Arbor, MI, July 21-24

 

ARMONK OUTDOOR ART SHOW: Armonk, NY, September 24-25

I try to create my work
the same way I try to live my life.

Mindful
Patiently
Steadily
Enthusiastically

My hope is that the work embodies and maintains this spirit long after it has left my hands.

Robert Hessler's Awards

Best in Ceramics: Bedford Art Show, Bedford, NY 2016

 

Best Body of Work : Acadamy Museum Fine Craft Show, Easton MD 2015

 

Best in Show: Bedford Art Show, Bedford, NY 2015

 

Best in Show: Armonk Outdoor Art Show, Armonk, NY 2014

 

Award of Excellence: Ann Arbor Outdoor Art Fair, Ann Arbor, MI 2013

 

Best in Show:Armonk Outdoor Art Show, Armonk, NY 2013

 

Best Booth: 100 American Craftsmen: Lockport, NY 2012

 

Award of Excellence: Craftboston, Boston, MA 2012

 

Best in Show: Chautauqua Fine Craft Show, NY 2011

 

Artist Choice Award: Craftboston, Boston, MA 2011

 

Best in Show
100 American Craftsmen, Lockport, NY 2011

Best in Show
Chautauqua Fine Craft Show, Chautauqua NY 2011

Award of Distinction
Naples National Art Festival, FL 2010

Best Show
Armonk Outdoor Art Show, NY 2009

Award of Excellence
Ann Arbor Original Outdoor Art Fest, MI 2009

Award of Distinction
Naples Fine Art Fest, Naples, FL 2009

First Place in Clay Work
Coconut Grove Outdoo Art Fest, Miami, FL 2009

First Place in Clay Work
Coconut Grove Outdoo Art Fest, Miami, FL 2008

Second Place in Craft
Armonk Outdoor Art Show, NY 2007

Award of Excellence
The Ann Arbor Original Street Art Fair, MI 2007

Best of Ceramics
Des Moines Arts Festival, IA 2007

Best in Show
The Westchester Craft Show, NY 2006

Second Place in Pottery
The Bruce Museum Art Show, CT 2006

Second Place in Craft
Armonk Outdoor Art Show, NY 2005

Grand Prize in All Media
The Catskill Mountain Region GUIDE Magazine, NY 2005

Second Place in Ceramics
The Bruce Museum Art Show, CT 2005

Award of Merit
Lameier Art Fair, MO 2005

Best in Show
South Miami Art and Craft Show, FL 2005

Award of Excellence
Laumeier Art Fair, MO 2004

Award of Excellence
Artigras Art Festival, FL 2004

Award of Merit
Gasparilla Art Festival, FL 2003

First Place in Pottery
South Miami Art and Crafts Show, FL 2003

First Place in Pottery
Artigras Art Festival, FL 2003

Award of Distinction
Central Pennsylvania Outdoor Art Exhibit, PA 2002

First Place in Pottery
Allentown Art Festival, NY 2002

Judges Choice Award
Images Art Festival, FL 2002

Second in Show
South Miami Art and Craft Show, FL 2002

First Place in Craft
Washington Square Outdoor Art Show, NY 2001

Began working full time as a potter in 2000

Started studio in Kingston in 1999

Began potting in 1995

BFA in Photography 1991
School of Visual Arts NY