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Potters Tour - Oct 18 - 19, 2014
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Little Mahoning Creek Pottery
Guest Potter: Kyle Houser
87 Clarion St.
Smicksburg, PA 16256

Guest Potter: Kyle Houser

Artist Bio:

Kyle Houser’s ceramic work has been exhibited in galleries, museums and festivals throughout the United States. He is part of private and public collections across the U.S. and in Norway, Australia and Croatia. He has participated in residencies focusing on community-based ceramic studios as well as those focusing on his own personal work.  Currently Mr. Houser splits his studio time between creating utilitarian pottery and object based sculptural works. Multiple firings and nontraditional surface treatments along with layered graphic imagery are a common thread in both series of works

Mr. Houser worked as an adjunct professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania teaching art history, art education and beginning ceramics from 2008 -20012. He also served as the Gallery Director for IUP’s department of art, where he coordinated all events related to the gallery as well as curated exhibitions. Prior to attending graduate school, Kyle taught Fine Art and Graphics at the secondary level for nine years. Also, during the summers of 2008-2010, Kyle served as the Kilnmaster and Ceramics Studio Manager for The Chautauqua Institution’s School of Art in Chautauqua, New York. Currently, Kyle works as the Ceramics Studio Coordinator for Pittsburgh Center for the Arts.

Kyle Houser received a Bachelor of Science degree in studio art from Florida State University and a Master of Fine Art degree specializing in ceramics with a minor in drawing from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Kyle also has work on his Etsy site:Kyle's Etsy page and at: kylehouser.blogspot.com

Below are some samples of his work.







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