Roberta Bloom

Public Art Coordinator
City of Aurora, CO
Aurora, Colorado

Roberta Bloom, Public Art Coordinator, Aurora, CO, where she worked with the 7-20 Memorial Committee on the creation of a memorial to the victims and survivors of the Aurora theater shooting. With over 35 years of professional experience in the arts, non-profit management, public administration, and education, Roberta headed up the ceramics program at a private art school, chaired a college art department, directed Colorado’s statewide public art program, and served as the assistant director of a non-profit art center. She holds an MFA in Visual Arts from Ohio University. Her artwork (functional pottery, sculpture, mosaic, and public and private mosaic commissions) has been exhibited internationally and appeared in numerous books and publications, primarily under her maiden name of Kaserman. Her varied life experiences including artist, educator, coach, project/program manager, supervisor, spouse and parent help inform her approach to the leadership of Aurora’s public art program.