ELLEN SCHŐN is Adjunct Faculty in Fine Arts and Ceramics Studio Supervisor Lesley University College of Art and Design in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she has taught ceramics and 3-D courses since 2002. Schön received a BA from Marlboro College (Ceramics and Perceptual Psychology) and an MFA in Ceramics from Boston University’s Program in Artisanry. She has exhibited in numerous shows in the United States and is a past recipient of The Artist Foundation Fellowship from the Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities. She is an Artist Fellow at the St. Botolph Club, an organization that promotes the exchange of ideas between the arts, humanities, and sciences.
Schön has organized and co-curated interdisciplinary, thematic group exhibitions in non-profit venues in the Boston area and abroad. Schön’s interest in international artist collaboration and exchange has led her to travel extensively, participating in international artist symposia/residencies in Finland, Croatia, Hungary, Turkey, Israel, Germany, and Malaysia. She has been a member of the European Artists Association since 2011. Schön’s work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of fine Arts, Boston and the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, MA.