Roseline Delisle

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Roseline Delisle (1952 – November 12, 2003) was a ceramic artist.[1]

Personal history[edit]

Delisle was born in 1952 in Rimouski, Quebec. She was married to painter Bruce Cohen and they had one daughter.[2] Delisle died of ovarian cancer in 2003 in Santa Monica, California.[3]

Artistic career[edit]

She attended the Institute of Applied Arts in Montreal, Quebec, in 1969. After graduating in 1973, Delisle worked as an apprentice under Enid Legros-Wise until 1977. In 1978, she moved to the United States where started her first solo studio in Venice, California. Delisle resided and maintained a studio practice in Santa Monica, California, Delisle was known in the ceramics community for her large-scale vessel forms, wheel thrown in sections and banded with colored slips. Her older works were constructed from porcelain thrown sections fused together in the kiln, however her more contemporary works are created from earthenware, and threaded on a metal rod, secured to a weighted base for stability.



Smith, Penny, Rosaline Delisle, Like A Dancer in Ceramics: Art and Perception, no. 22, 2001, pp 26–32


  1. ^ Roseline Delisle biography presented by Frank Lloyd Gallery
  2. ^ Featured Artist - Roseline Delisle - Article by Penny Smith
  3. ^ LA Times article 11/15/03