JAY LACOUTURE

bharper2015 Providence, RI On-Site Liaison

Jay Lacouture has been making pottery for nearly forty years. He has been a Professor of Art at Salve Regina University in Newport, RI for thirty-two years. He is a Fellow and former President of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) and served on the Board of Directors for the Studio Potter Organization. He has been an artist in residence in; Kamioka, Japan, Jingdezhen, China and at the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, MT. He works at the Carolina Pottery in Carolina,RI where he fires his work in  a two-chamber wood-soda kiln.  His pottery has been exhibited and published in the US, Australia, China and Japan. He is a graduate of West Virginia University (MFA) and Rhode Island College (BA).