Anthony Stellaccio

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Born in 1978. He graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore (BFA: ceramics, 2000) and from the Tulane University, New Orleans (MFA: ceramics, 2014). Since 1998 he has participated in exhibitions, symposiums and residencies in the Czech Republic, Croatia, Cuba, Denmark, Estonia, Hungary, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Serbia, Ukraine, and the USA. Anthony has published a number of articles and reviews on ceramic art internationally and also contributed to the catalogues for artists and museums (Vilnius Academy of Arts, Vytautas Valiušis Ceramics Museum, Sergey Isupov, and others). He is the author of the book “Lithuanian Folk Pottery: Inside and out”. He is an elected member of the American Ceramic Circle (2006). Since 2007 he has been a member of the International Academy of Ceramics (IAC) and since 2008 a member of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA). He is also co-founder of the Anthony E. Stellaccio Visiting Artists Fund established at the Illinois Wesleyan University in 2006 (the program has hosted artists such as Akira Satake, Jason Walker, etc.). Anthony has won awards and grants such as the United States Fulbright Scholarship for research in Lithuania (2004), Ruth Chenven Foundation Award (2004), American Ceramic Circle Research Grant (2006), American-Scandinavian Foundation Creative Arts Fellowship Award (2008), Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artists Award for Sculpture (2011), etc. Since 2006 he has been delivering lectures and workshops world-wide in universities and international art centres. He has worked as a curatorial researcher and consultant for various museums in Lithuania and the USA. Anthony is a studio artist and scholar.
The artist was a participant of the symposium in 2014.