Roberto Lugo (born 1981) is an American potter, social activist, spoken word poet, and educator. Lugo’s work draws together hip-hop, history and politics into formal ceramics and 2D works. Born in Kensington, Philadelphia to Puerto Rican parents, Lugo began his career as a graffiti artist before discovering ceramics.
Lugo holds a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute and an MFA from Penn State, and is a professor of ceramics at Tyler School of Art. His unique works have garnered nationwide attention and numerous shows.