Allan Rosenbaum is a full time studio artist and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Craft and Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University. His grants, fellowships and awards include two Individual Artist Fellowships from the Virginia Commission for the Arts; two research leaves from the School of the Arts at VCU; two VCU faculty resarch grants; a Teaching Excellence Grant from VCU, a Distinguished Service Award from the Visual Art Center of Richmond and three project grants from the Wisconsin Arts Board. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and is represented in public collections including the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum, Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, GA, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Art, the Mobile Museum of Art in Alabama, the City of Richmond Public Art Commission, and the Kamm Teapot Foundation.