Forrest Lesch-Middelton holds a BFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University and an MFA from Utah State University. He has been an artist-in-residence at Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts and the Mendocino Arts Center, in addition to being a guest potter at Orcas Island Pottery in Washington state. In 2006, Forrest moved to northern California, where he became the director of the ceramics program and started an artist-in-residence program at the Sonoma Community Center. Recently, he launched a line of tile called Origins Tile. To learn more about him, please visit www.flmceramics.com.