Bruce Dehnert received his MFA from Alfred University. He has taught at universities in the United States, New Zealand, and Malaysia. His work can be found in numerous national and international collections. Dehnert has written many articles and co-authored the book, Simon Leach: A Pottery Handbook. Dehnert has recently led wood-firing workshops in Japan, India, and the USA. He is a member of the International Academy of Ceramics and is currently Head of Ceramics at Peters Valley School of Craft.