Allison Valchuis is a sculptor and educator living in New York, NY. Her work explores process, material, weight and balance through various ceramic practices, drawing and a love of good craftsmanship. She holds a BFA in ceramics from the Rhode Island School of Design and has been working with clay for over 10 years. In addition to teaching teen programs at 92Y, she is also the Assistant Art Center Administrator and Ceramics Technician for the School of the Arts. She has been working in art and design education since completing her degree in 2007.