Andrew Snyder

Associate professor, Art


  • M.F.A., Towson University, 2013
  • B.S., Towson University, 1999-2001

Professional Experience

Head Potter at Eldreth Pottery, June 2001-Present. Responsibilities include: turning, training of new potters, loading kilns, firing kilns, glazing pots, casting slip preparation and testing, research and development of new directions in our style, special hand-built projects, production problem diagnosis, organizing redware firing schedule, demonstrating, and mold making.

Teaching Experience

  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania, 2010-Present
  • Cecil College, Instructor, 2001-2003

Selected National and Regional Exhibitions

  • Gifted Invitational Group Exhibit The Art Trust, West Chester, PA. 2010.
  • Clay Boys and Sea Creatures. Two person exhibit with Hilda Eiber. Redbrick Gallery, Martinsburg, WV. 2010.
  • Strictly Functional Pottery. National Juried group exhibit of ceramic artists of functional potters. Kevin Lehman Pottery, Lancaster PA. 2010.
  • Salt/Soda. National Juried group exhibit of ceramic artists working in salt/soda glazing. Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, MT. 2010.
  • Tea Bowl. National Juried group exhibit of 70 tea bowls from across the country. K.C. Clay Guild, Kansas City, MO. 2010.
  • O.G. Mr. Yuk Solo exhibition. Saints and Sinners Gallery, Baltimore, MD. 2009.
  • Alumni Exhibition. Cecil College Gallery, North East, MD. 2008.
  • Portrait From a Bowl of Tea or Tales From the Shard Pile. Solo exhibition. Mulberry Art Gallery, Lancaster, PA. 2007.
  • Abstract Exhibition. Juried group exhibition. Chester County Art Association, West Chester, PA. 2006.
  • The Epic Tale of Mary Sue and the White Out and Other Stories. Solo exhibition. Gallery at Liriodendron, Bel Air, MD. 2005.
  • Expressions in Clay. Two person exhibition with Yvette Lepley. Covered Bridge Theatre Gallery, North East, MD. 2002.
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