Ian Hazard-Bill was born and raised in Marin County.
Ian started working in clay in high school and has continued since.
He has a B.A. in Ceramics and Community-based Sustainability from The Evergreen State College.
He has worked as an apprentice to Seth Cardew in Spain, an Artist in Residence at the Cub Creek Foundation, studio manager at Sugar Maples Center for the Arts,
as the assistant to the Director at Cub Creek Foundation, and as an Artist in Residence at the Mendocino Art Center.
Ian makes his work on the wheel, and with a unique slab-building technique and fires his work in wood or salt/soda kilns.
He is currently the Ceramics Program Coordinator at the Mendocino Art Center.
He also teaches making and firing workshops.
Ian Hazard-Bill -- Ceramic Artist (video)
Ian Hazard-Bill uses his work as a means of centering himself, working with clay becomes meditation.
At the core of his work is the relationship between pottery and food.