Chandra DeBuse discovered her love for functional pottery in 1998 at a community pottery studio, Down Under Pottery in Lincoln, Nebraska. She then studied at Penland School of Crafts and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln before getting my MFA from the University of Florida in 2010. Chandra has completed artist residencies at the Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Forida, and Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. In 2012, she established her own studio in Kansas City, Missouri, and has been making pots there ever since. That same year, Chandra was named one of six emerging artists at the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Conference in Seattle, Washington. To learn more about Chandra DeBuse, please visit www.chandradebuse.com.