Ryan Reich began doing ceramics as a clueless freshman at Claremont High School in 1992.  He was legitimately terrible.  Ryan persisted.  Today he works at Valencia High School in Placentia, California as a Ceramics instructor and the Visual Arts Chair and has taught there since 2005

After graduating high school in 1996 Ryan floundered for years trying to find his way and working in the aluminum billet and ingot industry. Here he was exposed to heavy machinery and industrial process whose aesthetic still inspires him today. Eventually returning to working with clay at Chaffey College in Rancho Cucamonga,  Ryan then attended California State University Fullerton and received his BFA in Ceramics in 2003 and MA in Ceramics in 2008.

Currently living in Yorba Linda, California, Ryan does as much pottery as he can while balancing a full time teaching job, a wife and 2 young children. Basically living the dream.


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