Bruce Dehnert is an artist, kiln builder, and writer. He received his BA in Creative Writing from the University of Montana, and MFA from Alfred University. His work is in collections including The Dowse Museum [New Zealand], the Yixing and Liling Museums [China], Alex’s Bar and The Glory Hole [Alfred], and the White House in Washington, DC. Dehnert has written for numerous publications including Ceramics Monthly, Ceramics: Art and Perception, Studio Potter, and Metalsmith. His book, Simon Leach: A Pottery Handbook was a best seller, and he is a member of the International Academy of Ceramics [UNESCO]. He is currently Head of Ceramics at Peters Valley School of Craft.