Prof. Wynne Wilbur
Professor of Art, Ceramics
Monday, Friday 11:30 am-1:20 pm
Education: BA Bethany College; MA Emporia State University; MFA University of Florida
Wynne is originally from Manhattan, Kansas. She received her BA, Art Education, Magna Cum Laude, from Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas. After receiving her MA in Art (ceramics) from Emporia (KS) State University, she had a career for many years as a teacher in the public schools in Kansas. In 1998 she went to the University of Florida where she received her MFA in Art (ceramics). She has been teaching at Truman State University since 2002.
Recent shows include the 2014 Strictly Functional, Lancaster, PA; and Material Attraction: Diverse Reactions at the Jacoby Arts Center in Afton, IL. Her work is featured in Masters: Earthenware a book focusing on 38 international artists working at low temperatures, and is pictured in Making Marks: Discovering the Ceramic Surface, several of the "500 series" from Lark books, and The Penland Glaze Book.
Research Interest: Making vessels in terra cotta with a traditional majolica glazed (white opaque glaze with a colorful decoration) surface