MEET THE ARTISTS

Gerald A. Brown is a Chicago Southside native, currently based in Philadelphia, PA. She received her BFA from Syracuse University, double emphasis in Sculpture and Ceramics. She has researched in Paris as well as furthered her studies at Penland and Haystack Mountain School of Craft. Gerald is a current member of the Philadephia art collective Vox Populi, curating shows and special programming. In addition, she is a teaching artist assistant with The Clay Studio’s Clay Mobile outreach program, on of the Board of Directors at Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts and co-founder of the Clay Siblings’ Project, a non-profit initiative providing free ceramic workshops around the country. CLICK HERE for IG Live Interview!

Justin Rothshank has been working as a studio ceramic artist in Goshen, Indiana since 2009. In 2001 he co-founded the Union Project, a nonprofit organization located in Pittsburgh, PA. His work has been exhibited and published nationally and internationally, including articles in Ceramics Monthly, American Craft, Studio Potter, The Log Book, and Neue Keramik. Justin was presented with a 2017 Individual Advancement Grant from the Indiana State Arts Council, and Award of Excellence by the American Craft Council in February 2009, and was recognized as a Ceramics Monthly Emerging Artist in 2007. He has also been awarded an Alcoa Foundation Leadership Grant for Arts Managers, a 2007 Work of Art Award from Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, the 2005 Decade of Servant Leadership Award from Goshen College, and was named to Pittsburgh Magazine’s 40 under 40 in 2005. CLICK HERE for IG Live Interview

Isaac Scott is a ceramic artist, curator, and photographer from Madison, Wisconsin. Isaac currently is living in Philadelphia where he is an MFA candidate at Tyler School of Art. His work has been exhibited nationally including The Clay Studio and the 2019 National Conference for Education in the Ceramic Arts. Additionally, Isaac’s photographs of the 2020 Uprising in Philadelphia were featured in the New Yorker Magazine. In August of 2020 Isaac completed his first mural alongside collaborators Gerald Brown and Roberto Lugo. CLICK HERE for IG Live Interview.

Andrew Snyder, Art Trust board member and curator of Evident Truth, describes himself as a visual anarchist, flannel enthusiast, and associate problem solver. He is a Towson University MFA, WCU Community Clay Program Founder, and the recipient of the 2018 Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award. You can usually find Professor Snyder mixing clay in the ceramics studio or lifting heavy objects around the art building and our gallery. The cat (pictured) is not that heavy. CLICK HERE for IG Live Interview.

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