Meet the Artists

Meet the Artists
Resident Artists
  • Aronin
    Ronni Aronin

    Ronni is a founding member of Baltimore Clayworks and a current resident artist

  • Patty Bilbro
    Patty Bilbro

    Patty Bilbro has degree in Clay production from Haywood Community College Craft school as well as a BA in Psychology from University North Carolina Asheville. She has completed a two year residency at Odyssey Center for Ceramic Arts, and was a studio potter in the mountains of North Carolina.

  • Cloonan
    Mary Cloonan

    is a Clayworks resident artist and exhibitions director. She holds her MFA from Syracuse University and her BS Fine Arts from Nazareth College.

  • L. Ben Freund
    L. Ben Freund

    is a sculptor and potter who joined the Clayworks community in 2012.  Originally from Florida he has studied and taught ceramics across the country.   Ben is an avid fan of the process of creating in clay and enjoys teaching that process and much as he does creating.  His work is grounded in the thrill of discovery and often reflects mechanical and archeological forms.  He has shown nationally and looks forward to showing in Baltimore.

  • Yoshi Fujii
    Yoshi Fujii

    is a resident artist, instructor, and staff member at Baltimore Clayworks in Maryland.  Yoshi moved to U.S. in 1996 from Fukuoka, Japan. In 2000, he received a B.A. in foreign language and a B.A. in anthropology from the University of Southern Mississippi. In 2002, he received a B.F.A. in sculpture with an emphasis in ceramics and a M.A.T.L. in English as a second language in 2003.  After completing a residency in Natchez, Mississippi, he attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale where he earned his M.F.A. in ceramics in 2008.   

  • Matt Hyleck
    Matt Hyleck

    Matt earned a BFA from Xavier University and is a resident artist of Baltimore Clayworks whose outstanding pots earned him a Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship award in Craft both in 2005, 2007 and 2011. He currently works as the director of education for Baltimore Clayworks Mt. Washington campus, a position he has held since October 2000.

  • Kevin Rohde
    Kevin Rohde

    was our 2013-14 Lormina Salter Fellowship Artist and transitioned to Clayworks’ residency program in September 2015. Kevin received his B.A. from Keystone College in 2007 and his MFA from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2012. He recently completed a Fogelberg Fellowship at Northern Clay Center in Minneapolis, MN.

  • Jeremy Web
    Jeremy Wallace

    was our 2014-15 Lormina Salter Fellowship Artist and transitioned to Clayworks’ residency program in September 2015. Jeremy Wallace received his BFA with a concentration in ceramics from the University of Wisconsin Superior in the fall of 2009.  From 2011 through 2013 he worked as a wood-fire assistant to Jim Dugan and teacher at Baltimore Clayworks. Between August of 2013 and July of 2014 Jeremy completed a yearlong residency with St. Pete Clay Company in St. Petersburg, FL. During this time he continued teaching beginner to intermediate ceramics at the Morean Center for Clay. See his work on

  • Samuel Wallace
    Samuel Wallace

    Samuel is a traditional Jamaican potter who became a resident artist and kiln technician for Baltimore Clayworks in 1993