Boehm Porcelain Collection

These porcelain pieces are from the Boehme studios. Boehme porcelain is famous worldwide and has been represented in Buckingham Palace, the Vatican Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Arts, and elsewhere has been used as gifts by American Presidents to visiting dignitaries. The limited edition pieces in the Roanoke College collection are located on the second and third floor exhibit cases circling the staircase of Fintel Library.

Catbird
1973
Common Tern
1974


 

Orchid Oriole
1979

 Mountain Bluebird
1968
 
 
Creating art through first-hand experience

Creating art through first-hand experience

“I have my students look at tangible objects instead of creating something abstract,” Shortridge said. “I make my students work hard because they become better painters or drawers that way. The knowledge is theirs to use.”

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