In addition to twenty years of experience teaching elementary through high school students the art of ceramics, Mike is an accomplished and well recognized professional ceramicist. He graduated magna cum laude from Humbolt State, with a B.A. in Industrial Technology and a Minor in Studio Art. He went on to complete an M.A. in Psychology, with a concentration in Child Studies, from Antioch University. Mike has been the ceramics instructor at HOLA since 2006.