Online Feature: Paige Wright
Paige Wright is an artist who primarily works in clay. She received her Bachelors in Fine Arts with an emphasis in ceramics from The University of Montana in Missoula, Montana in 2006. Wright has participated in several artists in residence programs including the Carbondale Clay Center's long term residency program; Red Lodge Clay Center's year long residency program; Ohio University study abroad program at The International Ceramics Studio in Kecskemét, Hungary; and Project Network at the International Ceramics Research Center: Guldagergaard in Denmark. She received her Masters in Fine Arts with emphasis in ceramics from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio in 2012. Paige was brought back to her hometown of Portland, Oregon in 2013 to help start and run the vessel design and production house Mazama Wares. She has held positions teaching at Ohio University, Grand Valley State University, The Oregon College of Art and Craft, Clark College and at The Mudroom in Portland, Oregon. Known for her expressive faces and versatile building techniques, she conducts workshops, lectures and exhibits around the country and internationally. She is currently working at Pratt and Larson Tile Company.