Bob Shuford

Bob's craftwork features bowls and other items turned from woods local to Evanston and the surrounding area. Through arrangements with local tree trimmers and the City of Evanston, he takes beautiful hardwoods such as maple, walnut, cherry, pear and birch, and gives them new life and purpose.


  • Northwestern University - Ph.D. in Political Science
  • Williams College - B.A.




Other interests and inspirations:

Furniture making

Bob's teaching style:

He specializes in individualized hands-on instruction.

Bob loves EAC because . . .

It attracts and teaches students from diverse backgrounds.

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