Philadelphia, PA

Roberto Lugo is a American potter, social activist, spoken word poet, and educator. Lugo’s work draws together hip-hop, history and politics into formal ceramics and 2D works. Born in Kensington, Philadelphia to Puerto Rican parents, Lugo began his career as a graffiti artist before discovering ceramics. Lugo holds a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute and an MFA from Penn State. He has exhibited internationally and has work in the Collection of High and Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Images of Work


Pattern painting on greenware and bisqueware

Favorite Products

Speedball Underglazes