Nathan Willever is a studio potter working in Philadelphia, Pa. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics from Maine College of Art. His functional pottery made from local materials have been featured in numerous national exhibitions and publications such as Ceramics Monthly, Pottery Making Illustrated and Clay Times. In 2019 he was selected to be a Ceramics Monthly Emerging Artist. His work has been shown nationally at Schaller Gallery, Akar Design, The Clay Studio, Jane Hartsook Gallery and The Ohio Craft Museum. He has taught workshops at institutions such as Ox-Bow School of Art, Touchstone Center for Craft, Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill and Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. In 2018 he was selected by Haystack to be a guest artist at The Shigaraki Ceramic Culture Park in Shigaraki, Japan. He was awarded The 2018 Sybille Zeldin Fellowship at The Clay Studio in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. In 2019 he was a Windgate Scholar at the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts.