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Bob H. Privitt

Emeritus Professor of Art
Fine Arts Division, Seaver College
CAC 100


  • MFA, Indiana University, 1971
  • MA, The University of Tulsa, 1964
  • BA, Harding College, 1962


  • The California Art Review (1989) Les Krantz, (ed.). Chicago: American Reference Publishing Company, 1989.
  • Williams, Arthur. (1988). Sculpture: Technique, Form, Content. Worcester, MA: Davis Publishing Company.
  • Couper, G. E. (1999), "Three Voices of Vision: Art Virtuosos Avery Falkner, Joseph Piasentin, and Robert Privitt." Pepperdine People, Winter 1999.
  • 1981-1991, Director, Pepperdine University Art Gallery
  • Over 35 awards in juried art exhibitions.
  • 1996-98 Who's Who among America's Teachers
  • 1992/93 Charles and Harriet Luckman Distinguished Teaching Fellow
  • 1988/89 Scholar-in-Residence, Borchard Foundation, Brittany, France
  • 1974-1979 Artist-in-the-Schools, Carlsbad, New Mexico, various H.E.W. Grants
  • 1994 Reynolds Gallery, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California
  • 1991 Hyde Gallery, Grossmont College, El Cajon, California
  • 1987 Conejo Valley Art Museum, Thousand Oaks, California
  • 1985 James Turcotte Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 1984 Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas
  • 1979,'84,'90 Pepperdine University, Malibu, California
  • 1966 Valerie Matthews Gallery, Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • 1964 Kendall Art Gallery, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Works in collections include: University of Tulsa, Indiana University Art Museum; Oklahoma Art Center; University of Arkansas, Little Rock; City of Thousand Oaks, CA.
  • Former journeyman ironworker, worked on Glen Canyon Dam, Page, AZ.


  • Pictorial Design
  • Sculptural Design
  • Sculpture Studio