Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology News
Folk Studies MA Graduate Appointed Director of Studio Potter
- Author: Monday, July 30th, 2018
Anthony Stellaccio, a recent graduate of Western Kentucky University’s Folklore MA Program, has been appointed as the new Director of Studio Potter (SP). Based out of Northampton, Massachusetts, Studio Potter is a non-profit organization serving the ceramics community since 1972 through the semi-annual publication of Studio Potter journal. Stellaccio will begin his work with SP in early November 2018.
Anthony Stellaccio is a freelance artist and scholar currently based in Baltimore, Maryland. He also holds a BFA in ceramics from Maryland Institute College of Art and a MFA in ceramics from Tulane University. Stellaccio has been awarded two US Fulbright grants, written a book on Lithuanian folk pottery, produced two documentary films, and published more than thirty articles on contemporary and historical ceramics. He is the international coordinator on the board of Artaxis, and previously worked for the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art and the Lithuanian Art Museum. He is a member of the American Folklore Society, the American Ceramic Circle, and the International Academy of Ceramics.
For more information, visit the full article on Studio Potter’s website.