Michael Metzner is a ceramic artist currently living in Frederick, Maryland. Having worked with sculpture since he was a child, Michael turned to wheel-thrown pottery while attending Hood College. In his freshman year, Michael began working as a studio assistant and artist for local potter John O’Neill, at O’Neill Stoneware Design, where he gained valuable skills in functional and production pottery. Michael graduated from Hood with a B.A. in Ceramics and a certificate in Art Education in May of 2009.
Since 2010 Michael has been teaching High School art in Montgomery County and is currently entering his fourth year teaching ceramics and darkroom photography at Albert Einstein High School.