A. Blair Clemo is a potter and Assistant Professor of Craft and Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. He received his MFA in Ceramics at the New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University in 2010. Originally from Doylestown Pennsylvania, Blair spent many years out west studying ceramics and working at small production potteries in Idaho and Montana. He has been an Artist in Residence at The Northern Clay Center (Minneapolis, MN), the Da Wang Culture Highland (Shenzhen, China), the Zentrum für Keramik (Berlin, Germany). He is looking forward to an upcoming residency at The International Ceramics Studio (Kecskemét, Hungary) funded by the 2013 NCECA International Partnership Grant. His utilitarian pottery and installation work have been included in numerous national and international exhibitions.