Patterson Hall, room 139
Ian earned his BFA in Ceramic and Painting studies at Slippery Rock University and an MFA in Ceramics at Texas Tech University. A self-proclaimed pluralist, his research explores traditional and nontraditional ceramics, sculpture, printmaking, painting and installation. Ian had the opportunity to refine his work while studying at the Academy of Fine Art and Design in Bratislava, Slovakia, The Pottery Workshop Residency in Jindezhen, China, Paducah Art Alliance Artist-in-Residence, Paducah KY, and has worked with the Hub-Bub Residency in Spartanburg South Carolina. Since 2007 he has conducted over ten workshops across the country. In addition to showing his work nationally and internationally, selected images have also been published in seven major publication including, Screen-print Basics and Image Transfer on Clay.