Bob Petersen is a ceramic artist and educator. He grew up in the western suburbs of Chicago, Illinois and for over 35 years he and his family have called Atlanta home. Bob received a Masters in Art Education from Illinois State University and a Bachelors in Art Education from the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse. He owned a custom picture frame gallery in Atlanta, has taught art and ceramics in public and private schools, and adult ceramic classes at Universities and ceramic centers. Bob now devotes his time as a studio potter and ceramics instructor.