Artist: Lukas Easton
Lukas Easton, MONTANA
Lukas Easton received a Masters of Fine Arts in ceramics at the NYSCC at Alfred University, in the spring of 2021. He was born in the United States and raised in the states of Maine and Alaska. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in ceramics, from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 2017 where he received an undergraduate research grant to complete his thesis work. In 2018, Easton completed a Post-Baccalaureate Program in ceramics at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in New York. After returning from a three-month residency at Jenggala Keramik in Bali where he designed a line of commercial tableware, he spent a semester teaching as adjunct faculty at RIT before attending graduate school at Alfred University. In 2020 Easton was selected as a Ceramics Monthly emerging artist and received first place as a graduate student in the NCECA National Student Juried Exhibition. Additionally Easton received honorable mention in the 2020 International Sculpture Center’s, Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Awards. He is currently a long term resident at The Red Lodge Clay Center, in Red Lodge Montana.