Associate Professor, Coordinator of Ceramics
Shoji Satake―born in Kyoto, Japan and raised in Anchorage, Alaska―received his MFA in Ceramics from Indiana University, Bloomington. He received his BA in Studio Art and BA in Government from The College of William and Mary. He has also taught at Indiana University, Hope College, and at Central Michigan University. In addition to teaching, Shoji has served as one of the Directors-at-Large for the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Board and currently serves NCECA as a Special Presidential Appointee to the Council. Shoji has conducted workshops and exhibited nationally and internationally. Some of his most recent activities include the Japan/USA Exhibition at Santa Fe Clay, the 2004 Summer Visiting Artist Workshop at the University of Winnipeg, Manitoba, the Jingdezhen, China 1000 Years of Porcelain International Exhibition, Yellow Ball Project, Antwerp, Belgium, and the exhibition From Hoosier Hands at the Richmond Fine Arts Museum in Richmond, Indiana. He is coordinator of the School of Art & Design’s ceramics in China program.