Gwendolyn Yoppolo

Gwendolyn Yoppolo creates sensuous kitchen and tableware that uses the physical experience of hunger and satiation to allude to larger issues of human desire and relationship. A professional potter for more than 20 years, Gwendolyn earned a BA in sociology from Haverford College, an MA in education from Columbia University, and her MFA in ceramics from Penn State University. A passionate educator and thinker, as well as a maker, her writing can be found in Studio Potter and Pottery Making Illustrated magazines, and the book Passion and Pedagogy: Relation, Creation, and Transformation in Teaching. Currently Gwendolyn is an assistant professor of ceramics at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. To learn more about Gwendolyn, please visit