Rob Roy

Worcester, MA

What type of Artist/Maker are you?

Copper Artist

How did you get started making/designing/etc?

I wanted to honor Worcester's first responders. We are very fortunate to have the quality of men and women who serve on our Police,Fire and Emergency Medical Services Departments.

How long have you been selling your art/designing/etc?

5 years

Is making art a full time gig for you or a side hustle?

I'm retired, so its all I do.

Why are you a maker? What drives you to continue making?

I enjoy when people like what I do.

What is your favorite thing that you've created and sold at Worcester Wares?

Emblems of Worcester's first responders.

Do you make/sell other products that aren't sold at Worcester Wares? If so, tell us about what you make.

Nope.

What is your maker process like?

I like creating different colors by heating copper to different temperatures.

If you could give advice to someone thinking about pursuing your type of craft what would you tell them?

Be extremely aware of your surroundings when heating the copper.

Tell us a weird/random/fun fact about yourself!

In my artist photo I'm holding my grandkitty Ishmael!​

What is your connection to the city of Worcester? (Live here? Work here? Grew up here? etc)

Born,live and worked here.

One thing you LOVE about the city of Worcester.

Our first responders.

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Favorite Worcester historic spot:

Coney Island

Favorite Worcester event:

July 4th Fireworks

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