Seth Barendse has been working with clay for the past 22 years. He received his BFA from Oregon College of Art and Craft in 2011. Barendse has taught ceramics at Booker High Schools’ Visual Performing Arts Program, Workshops at Wildacres Retreat, and Ringling College of Art and Design. He has been a studio manager at State College of Florida. Barendse also assisted Cynthia Bringle’s workshop at Penland School of Craft in 2015. He is currently teaching at the ArtCenter Manatee, and Carla’s Clay in Sarasota FL. His work has been exhibited in Florida, North Carolina, Colorado, Tennessee, Oregon, and California.