Michael Klapthor has been working in the clay medium for the past 10 years. He graduated from Georgia College & State University with a BFA in ceramics and printmaking. Since then he has been working and teaching in various ceramic studios all over Georgia. Community studios have been an extremely beneficial part of Michael’s art experience, affording him the chance to refine his talents with students and instructors of all skill levels and techniques. He is currently working as the Ceramics Studio Coordinator for WonderRoot Community Art Center in Atlanta and featuring his figurative animal sculptures at the Seen Gallery in Decatur.