Jacob Foran is a visual artist working in Seattle, WA and holds a Master’s in Fine Arts in Ceramics from the University of Washington, Seattle. His work has been exhibited and collected widely throughout the US and he been a resident artist at the European Ceramic Work Center in The Netherlands; the Ceramics Department at California State Long Beach University; and a two-time summer resident at the Archie Bray Foundation for Ceramic Arts in Helena, MT. Jacob’s artwork has been published in Designboom (Milan), Surfaces Magazine (Beijing), Artslant (New York), Beautiful Decay (Los Angeles), and Ceramics Monthly Magazine. He was named one of Ceramics Monthly Magazine’s 2017 Emerging Artists. He is currently Visual Arts Faculty at Lakeside School in Seattle and Creative Director of ForanSuon.
Phirak Suon is a designer working in Seattle, WA. He has a background in art, architecture, and digital fabrication. His work explores the intersection between materials, digital and traditional handcraft. Phirak was on the team that helped develop the Potterbot clay 3D printer and he has worked as a technician and production specialist for Emerging Objects at UC Berkeley after receiving his MA in Architecture. He co-taught classes at Pilchuck Glass School 2017-2019. Research residencies include time at the Tacoma Museum of Glass and Corning Museum of Glass with collaborator Brandyn Callahan