A passionate educator, writer, and researcher as well as a studio artist, Gwendolyn Yoppolo is currently serving as Associate Professor of Ceramics at Kutztown University. She has earned an MFA in Ceramics from Penn State University, an MA in Education from Columbia University, and a BA in Sociology from Haverford College. She creates vessels that engage with us physically, allude to intangible aspects of existence, and challenge us to rethink the ways we nourish ourselves and others. Her writing can be found in Studio Potter, Pottery Making Illustrated, and Passion and Pedagogy. She exhibits artwork and performs lectures and workshops across the nation, most recently at Anderson Ranch Arts Center and Idyllwild Center for Art. Her work is in many collections such as the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery, the Archie Bray Foundation, and the Rosenfield Collection.