Kent-Roberts-Obituary

Kent Roberts

Brisbane, California

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Kent Roberts

April 21, 1947 - Sept 11, 2019

Kent Roberts, well-respected San Francisco Bay Area artist and retired Exhibitions Design Manager at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, passed away on September 11, 2019 of pancreatic cancer. He was born on April 21, 1947 in Minneola, New...

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Kent & Cid with her Lop-eared bunny, Monet and neighbor Vicky, in Moss Beach circa 1994

Very youthful Kent, when we first met as Art Students circa 1973-4

Kent in his Respirator at The San Francisco Art Institiue

Kent, when he worked at Hansen Fuller Gallery circa 1975

Kent and Cid at my wedding 1980

Kent had a natural curiosity about the world. I enjoyed being with him through the years as he developed his projects. He gave me a concrete sense of his art.
He will be missed.

SOARING FLIGHT SCULPTURE - CITY OF SAN JOSE by Kent Roberts EVERGREEN PARK Yerba Buena and San Felipe in East San Jose.

SFAI FRIENDS Roy & Carol Ragle with Kent Roberts 1973

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Thanks to the many old friends who attended Kent's Celebration of Life yesterday. It was very heartwarming to hear all the old stories about Kent and the shared photos and anecdotes. From former Art Students of the SFAI, to Past SFMOMA interns and retired Curators from Mills College & the Oakland Museum, SIA attendees and both neighbor's & friends who gathered on Saturday to give Kent a loving send-off. Thanks to all who brought cards, flowers, food and love and gave up a portion of...