Barbara Rittenburg fellow, Chris Pickett, and Artist-in-Residence, Max Seinfeld, hold their duo show, Space and Time, as their exit exhibition at Clay Art Center.
Chris Pickett Bio
Chris grew up in the 1970’s and 80’s in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Childhood experiences filled with Lincoln Logs, improvised tree house construction and action figure forts constructed of twigs and pine needles, taught Chris to love working with his hands at an early age. These early experiences would become a significant influence on his work years later. Chris earned his BFA from the University of Tennessee in 2001. In the years that followed, Chris maintained a studio practice at his home in Chattanooga, while frequently working as a studio assistant at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. In 2008,Chris began his graduate studies at the University of Florida and was awarded his MFA in 2011.
Max Seinfeld Bio
Max received his BFA from the University of Hartford, Connecticut in 2014 and finished his postbaccalaureate studies from the State University of New York at New Paltz, New York in 2015. After completing a four month assistantship at Peters Valley School of craft in Layton, New Jersey he was accepted as a resident artist at the Clay Art Center in Port Chester, New York. In addition to a formal education he works as a part time studio assistant for Doug Peltzman Pottery and will be continuing his residency for a second year at The Clay Art Center.