Bryan Czibesz is an artist grounded in the tradition of object making who asks questions of authorship and authenticity through varying degrees of engagement and dislocation between the hand and material manipulation. Originally from Ohio, Bryan earned his MFA from San Diego State University and BA from Humboldt State University, and has shown his work in solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States and internationally, including the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, the Riga Porcelain Museum in Latvia, and the Ceramics Annual at Scripps College. He has taught at Arcadia University, Rowan University, and has been Artist-in-Residence at The Clay Studio in Philadelphia, the International Ceramics Studio in Kecskemét, Hungary, c.r.e.t.a. Rome, and the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He is currently Assistant Professor of Art in Ceramics at SUNY New Paltz.