A low-residency, intensive year round program providing the conceptual, critical, historical, and practical knowledge needed to sustain a successful studio.

Patrick Coughlin
Senior Lecturer MFA, University of Florida
BFA, Syracuse University
Patrick Coughlin received his BFA from Syracuse University and his MFA at the University of Florida. Patrick has been a resident artist at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts and Genesee Center for the Arts, and has exhibited work nationally and internationally. He has lead demonstrations and been a visiting artist at many institutions such as the University of Montana, Jacksonville University and Roswell Art Center.

Prior to moving to Philadelphia, Patrick lived and worked in Jingdezhen, the ceramic center of China. As an assistant in the design studio, he worked with local craftsmen in the production of design goods for a global market. Also in China, Patrick assisted in the management of the Education Center, where he facilitated international exchange and instruction.

His work has primarily focused on objects of material culture and their relation to process, heritage and domestic spaces.