Where do you currently live/work?  I reside in Portland, Oregon and am the co-founder/ co-owner Mudshark Studios, Eutectic Gallery, Portland Growler Company, Kept Goods, and The Clay Compound What do you like most about your job? OR  What do you like most about where you live? I wear many different hats: At Mudshark, I love that we are continually solving problems and trying new things. with every email or phone […]

Where do you currently live/work? I’m a Graduate Student and Teaching Assistant at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA. What do you like most about your job? OR  What do you like most about where you live? As a Canadian, I never imagined that I would be living in the deep south! It’s obviously drastically different from where I grew up (people, politics, weather etc.) but ultimately I love […]

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Where do you currently live/work? Toquerville, Utah but will be moving soon to Cedar City, just up the road closer to where I teach, Southern Utah University. What do you like most about your job? OR  What do you like most about where you live? The landscape and clear skies. We live near Zion National Park and other desert Red Rock landscapes and in just a few minutes you can […]

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 Where do you currently live/work? I live in Los Angeles, California in the historic area called Angelino Heights, which is a neighborhood of Echo Park. It’s about 2 miles north of Downtown. I am Professor of Visual Art and head of the ceramics area at California State University, Northridge where I’ve taught for the last sixteen years.   What do you like most about your job? OR  What do you […]

Where do you currently live/work? Baltimore, MD What do you like most about your job? OR  What do you like most about where you live? Which job? I have When I was executive director of Baltimore Clayworks what I liked most was putting together partnerships that put clay in the hands of individuals who had no opportunity to experience ceramics. I loved to see the magic happen. Now that I […]

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Where do you currently live/work? I live in Mount Morris, in rural Western New York.  The town is on the edge of letchworth state park which is often likened to the grand canyon of the east. Mount Morris is the home of Francis Bellamy, the author of the pledge of allegiance, and often as I drive past his home I am reminded of how I recited that every morning as […]

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Where do you currently live/work I currently live in Carbondale, CO, and I rent studio space with over 20 other local artists at SAW (Studio for Arts and Works). What do you like most about your job? OR  What do you like most about where you live? Carbondale is an amazing town to be a maker. There are many great artists who live in our valley, and we are all […]

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Where do you currently live/work I am currently a graduate student at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. What do you like most about your job? OR  What do you like most about where you live? One of the things I really love about Lincoln, NE is an organization called Foodnet.  I volunteer there once a week.  Foodnet collects and distributes food from local businesses that is near its expiration date, […]

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Where do you currently live/work? State College , Pa at Penn State University What do you like most about your job? OR  What do you like most about where you live? Working with students Where did you grow up? All over.  6 different places from Long Beach, California to Westfield, New Jersey. What was your childhood nickname? Stinger How did you first find out about NCECA? Went to Super Mud […]

Where do you currently live/work? Charm City- Baltimore, Maryland at Baltimore Clayworks and Towson University. What do you like most about your job? OR  What do you like most about where you live? As the Baltimore Clayworks’ Exhibitions Director, I love curating shows, putting together the best “Mix Tape” of artists, supporting the emerging and established craftspeople to inspire our students and collectors. It is also a lot of fun […]

Where do you currently live/work I lead a double life! I live in Kansas City, Missouri, but I work in Lawrence, Kansas at the Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas.   What do you like most about your job? OR  What do you like most about where you live? I have the good fortune of spending my days (and plenty of nights) in the company of more […]

Where do you currently live/work Live in Ossining NY, work at Clay Art Center in Port Chester, NY as Executive Director What do you like most about your job? OR  What do you like most about where you live? What I like most about working at Clay Art Center is the community of artists and staff who are so passionate about clay, as well as the opportunity to see students […]

Where do you currently live/work I live in Casper, Wyoming.  I am a studio potter, I adjunct teach at Casper College, and I am on the board for a local arts organization, ART321. What do you like most about your job? OR  What do you like most about where you live? There is no greater life than that of a studio potter in a truly gorgeous state like Wyoming.  I […]

Where do you currently live/work I live in Lawrence, KS and work at Bracker’s Good Earth Clays What do you like most about your job? OR  What do you like most about where you live? Lawrence is a BEAUTIFUL and extremely artist-friendly town.  Excellent schools, safe neighborhoods and very diverse, thanks in part to the University of Kansas.  My job is amazing…I get to interact with people from all parts […]