Dear Morean Arts Center Members,
We are saddened to relay the passing of Mr. Rob Giordano, a beloved Morean Arts Center supporter and former deputy director, teacher, husband, father and renowned artist/sculptor.
A ‘Celebration of Life’ for Rob will be held at 6 PM Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at the Morean Center for Clay, 420 22nd Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33712. The celebration is open to the public, and friends and former students are encouraged to bring their favorite stories about Rob to share with the community.
As a professional clay artist and longtime studio artist at Morean Center for Clay, Rob was renowned for his figurative sculptures. As a Deputy Director at Morean Arts Center, Rob was in charge of Education and Programming, and he served on the leadership team that initiated the discussions with Dale Chihuly, resulting in the Chihuly Collection.
Rob regularly donated sculptures to fund-raising charities. His beautiful artwork is exhibited and sold locally and throughout art galleries nationwide.
A fund has been established in Rob’s honor. Memorial gifts in his name can be contributed to the: Robert T. Giordano Fund for Visual Arts Education at the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay. Click here: https://www.cftampabay.org/donate-form/