Keith made his first pot on the wheel in 1989 and pretty much never looked back. Although he quit his full time day job this past summer to spend more time making pots, he has been making a living working in clay for over 20 years. He also works part time as Exhibition Coordinator at Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild and as an adjunct professor at CCAC.
You can find his work in several regional galleries, at local shows like Three River’s Arts Festival A Fair in the Park.
His work has been published in 500 Prints on Clay and in Graphic Clay by Jason Burnett.
Mark Arnold was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. Mark is currently an artist in residence at Pocosin Arts School of Fine Crafts in Columbia NC. Before ceramics Mark traveled the country for about 10 years riding BMX bikes. In doing so he had the opportunity of living in multiple cities that are an influence in his utilitarian pottery today. After an accident that kept Mark on crutches for about 6 month he started taking ceramics classes at a community college and shortly after transferred to Edinboro University where he received his B.F.A in ceramics. In the spring of 2017 Mark received his M.F.A. from Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville.
Amanda Wolf is a full-time studio potter living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania and earned her BFA in 2003. After graduating, she moved to Pittsburgh and began teaching in the education programs at the Carnegie Museum of Art. In 2005, Amanda began teaching at the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, where she taught for eight years. Amanda is currently making pottery full time for her business Wolf’s Den Pottery, as well as teaching for Stray Cat Studio in Beaver Falls, PA.