John Gill is a ceramic artist, as well as a professor at Alfred University since 1984. He is known for creating abstracted teapots and pots that contain geometric forms and bold colors. Gill’s work is influenced by a modernist approach to ceramics. Gill received his BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1973. He received his MFA in 1975 from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, where he also met his wife and ceramic artist, Andrea (Gill). He is a member of the International Academy of Ceramics, a fellow of the American Crafts Council, and has presented lectures and workshops in the US and internationally. He contains work in numerous permanent collections of art museums including the Brooklyn Museum in New York, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Newark Museum in New Jersey, the Houston Museum, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.