Roberta Dallimonti was born and raised in Redding California. Roberta was highly influenced by her mother, Elaine Borda, a well known potter in Redding, California. Roberta studied extensively at respected colleges and art schools throughout the United States and England. Roberta received her Bachelors of Arts Degree at San Francisco State University in 1983. She has been honored with several awards for her outstanding work as a potter. With over 35 years of experience, Roberta currently designs her hand thrown pottery out of her studio in Watsonville, CA.