Ron Korczynski Ceramic Workshop
About the Instructor
Ron Korczynski has been extensively involved with highly decorative and functional low fire ceramic work for the past 2o years. his use of color and design on each individual piece is quite elaborate, making his work coveted by collectors nationwide. A large, low fired vase is in the permanent collection of The American Clay Co. - AMACO - and his work has appeared in many juried, invitational and one man shows. The cover of the 2013 Potter's Council calendar featured an image of his "Izzy" rabbit platter, and an image of his "Trout Platter" was used for the month of June in their 2015 calendar.
Books featuring Ron's work include: Ceramic Design, 500 Bowls, and Teapots and Collectors. Articles highlighting his work have appeared in Studio Potter, Pottery Making Illustrated and School Arts Magazine. Ron has self-published two books: Birds Are Neat, and Ron Korczynski, Ceramic Artist.
A native and current resident of Natrona Heights, PA, Ron graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Master's Degree in Art Education and taught art in the public school system for 32 years. In his early years as a potter, Ron's main body of work was functional stoneware pottery.
Many of Ron's creations are included in museums ad private collections nationally and internationally. His work can be seen at Main Exhibit Gallery & Art Center, Ligonier, PA, and in many other galleries around the country. He and his wife, Judy, also maintain a studio and gallery at their home.