Wayne Higby is a ceramic artist and educator. His unique vision of the American Landscape and its manifestation in work ranging from vessel form to tile, sculpture and architectural installation has brought him international recognition. His work is held in the permanent collections of numerous art museums around the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, the Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo and the Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. He is a professor and the Robert C. Turner Chair of Ceramic Art at Alfred University, where he also serves as the Director and Chief Curator of the Alfred Ceramic Art Museum. He is also Vice President Emeritus of the International Academy of Ceramics, Geneva, Switzerland. The book Infinite Place: The Ceramic Art of Wayne Higby published in 2013 by Arnoldsche, Stuttgart, Germany, documents his career and highlights his major works as well as his writing on ceramic art.