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Wayne Higby

Wayne Higby is an internationally recognized artist known for his deptictions of the American landscape using tile, vessels, sculpture and installation. Higby is a professor and the Robert C. Turner Chair of Ceramic Art at the New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University, and the Director and Chief Curator of the Alfred Ceramic Art Museum at Alfred University. He has shown work nationally and internationally and serves as an Honorary Professor of Art at Shanghai University and the Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute.


Intelligence is the ability to learn and understand, and drawing provides a means of giving form to thoughts and feelings. To reason and remember, to relate and to order are intellectual activities which allow us to structure experience.
White Terrace Gap
As a society and as individuals, we assume innovation is a necessary element in significant artistic expression. This assumption that the highest expectation for the artist is to introduce something new is a pervasive part of our nation's collective consciousness.