Assistant Professor, Ceramics
Gerardo Monterrubio is a Los Angeles based artist who uses clay to explore the medium’s historical and anthropological aspects of recording cultural histories, religious mythologies, and the universal human imagination.
His work has been the subject of national and international exhibitions including the 2017 Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale. Monterrubio’s work was featured in the PBS award-winning series, Craft in America, in the Neighbors Episode. Other publications include The Los Angeles Times, Artillery Magazine, American Craft Magazine, Modern Magazine, and the Tripod: Material/Text/Image Journal of the Bazalel Academy of Arts, Jerusalem.
His work is in private and public collections including the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Fuller Craft Museum, and the American Museum of Ceramic Arts.
Monterrubio earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from California State University, Long Beach and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.