(1945 - 2006)
Gene Tobey was active/lived in Texas, New Mexico / Mexico. Gene Tobey is known for ceramic mod animal sculpture.
Biography Gene Tobey
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From Mason, Texas, Gene Tobey and his wife Rebecca have worked as a
team, creating brightly colored, somewhat abstract animals with
elements of realism and with line drawings incised into the
surfaces. Their work ranges from small objects to a fifteen-foot
bronze bear at the Law School of Baylor University.
Tobey was born in Utah and began his career as a working potter and
sculptor and teacher at Casper Community College in Casper,
Wyoming. He was also a teacher in Albany, Oregon at Linn-Benton
In 1985, he married Rebecca, and they combined five children into a
family and started working together professionally. In the mid
1990s, they shifted away from ceramics to work in
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