Bill and Liz Hunt

BILL HUNT BIOGRAPHY


Bill Hunt has exhibited his work in more than 100 regional, national, and international exhibitions. He has conducted dozens of professional workshops nationally and internationally, juried and curated multiple exhibitions including the seminal “21st Century Ceramics in the United States and Canada," and authored a long list of publications on craft and art subjects. 


Among his honors, Hunt has been elected to lifetime memberships in both the International Academy of Ceramics (Geneva, Switzerland) and the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (USA). 


B.A, College of Wooster; MFA, Ohio State University. 


In 2012, he was elected as a Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts and Graduate Studies at Columbus College of Art & Design (Ohio, USA) where he taught studio ceramics, glaze/clay chemistry and ceramic art history. Additionally, he is Editor Emeritus of Ceramics Monthly magazine, having served for more than two decades there.




LIZ HUNT BIOGRAPHY


Liz Hunt, American rustic furniture maker: 1952- B.F.A. the Ohio State University, postgraduate studies at the Ohio State University and Urbana College. Hunt also studied with Daniel Mack, one of America’s foremost rustic furniture makers. She has been an active studio artist since 1986, consistently exhibiting nationally and internationally. Her work has been featured in a solo exhibition at the Canton Museum of Art (Ohio), at the White House Christmas tree, on the TV show “As The World Turns”, at The Works gallery in Edmonton, Alberta,  plus a number of exhibitions and galleries in Ohio. Hunt has sold work through Ohio Designer Craftsmen, the Columbus Museum of Art, Canton Museum of Art, Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival, the Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, and Winterfair (Columbus, Ohio). She was chosen as an Artist-In-Residence at Red Deer College, Alberta and has demonstrated, lectured, and juried for various arts groups. She taught at Miami (Ohio) University’s CraftSummer, Ohio Craft Museum, and Conover Workshops (Parkman, Ohio). Her work has been published in American Craft, Woodwork and Columbus Monthly magazines. It also appeared in the following books: Making Rustic Furniture, The Rustic Furniture Companion, and Log Cabin Living. Hunt was also listed in the books Rustic Furniture Makers and Rustic Traditions.


For 31 years, she was additionally a public school visual arts teacher, while maintaining her active studio career. She has been a member of the Teacher Advisory Board of the Columbus Museum of Art and a past executive board member of the Ohio Art Education Association, serving as Director of the Young People’s Art Exhibition.