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Robert Ebendorf

 (born 1938)
Robert William Ebendorf is active/lives in New York, Kansas / Norway.  Robert Ebendorf is known for metalsmith and jewelry design.

Robert Ebendorf

Robert Ebendorf earned a BFA from the University of Kansas in 1960, and an MFA in 1963 studying with Carlyle Smith and Robert Montgomery.   He received a Fulbright Scholarship and studied at the State School of Applied Arts and Crafts in Oslo, Norway.

Ebendorf taught at Stetson University in Deland, Florida for two years before returning to Norway in 1965 on a Tiffany Foundation Grant where he worked at Norway Silver Designs in Fredikstad.  He taught at the State University of New York at New Paltz from 1970-89.  There he met the innovative jeweler Claus Bury, whose use of unconventional materials sparked excitement in Ebendorf. 

Ebendorf taught at the University of Georgia, the Haystack Mountain Sch

Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)", accessed May 10, 2009.

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About  Robert Ebendorf

Born:  1938 - Topeka, Kansas
Known for:  metalsmith and jewelry design