Ceramic Instructors




Jeremy J. Foy was born in Illinois in 1988. He received a BFA from Elmhurst College, 2013 and his MFA at Northern Illinois University, 2016. He is currently an adjunct professor at Rockford University and Rock Valley College and teaches sunday school art classes and wheel throwing at Water Street Studios in Batavia, IL. Jeremy has an obsession with sports and physical activities. His work is an emphasis on both creative and physical prowess, a compression of the rigors of repetitious activity. Combining sport with ceramics, he relates his concept of practice into one cohesive body of work.

erin smith, CERAMICS instructor

Erin Smith attended Eastern Illinois University. She was a 3D art major with a concentration in Ceramics. In 2015, she graduated with a Bachelors of Fine Arts. She started off learning the basics like hand-building and wheel throwing clay. Then she worked her way up to constructing figurative pieces, and that’s when she discovered her passion for sculptural ceramics.

She started teaching ceramics classes at Studio 60 in 2016 and at Water Street Studios in 2017. She cannot wait to share her passion with her new students. Check out her page: http://egsmith14.blogspot.com/

Sculptural Ceramic Dog by Erin Smith

Sculptural Ceramic Dog

by Erin Smith