• John Roloff

    Univeristy Art Museum

    John Roloff is known for his site-collaborative ceramic installations, including the many forms of “ship”—his inclusive symbol—that frame them. Roloff grew up on the Oregon coast and attended the University of California at Davis with the idea of becoming a marine geologist. Engaged with what geologists call the Picture (or Big Picture) of metamorphic planetary events within “deep-time” millennia, he explores that larger reality of piecemeal, vertiginous timescapes in a contemplative mood, not as a would-be scientist but sensibly, with an eye to its human and emotional implications. One aspect

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