Collection: Ian Bassett

Concord, CA

Ian Bassett is a visual artist and potter living in the San Francisco East Bay. He was born in Seoul, Korea and grew up in Connecticut on Long Island Sound. He received his BFA in ceramics from the New Hampshire Institute of Art (Manchester), a Post Baccalaureate in ceramics from Hood College (Frederick, MD) and his MFA in ceramics from Rochester Institute of Technology’s School for American Crafts. Bassett has taught at Diablo Valley College (Pleasant Hill, CA), was the Studio Technician at Art Academy University (San Francisco) and the ceramics studio manager at Ox Bow School of Art and Artist Residencies (Saugatuck, MI). He is currently is an adjunct professor at Los Medanos College (Pittsburg, CA) teaching ceramics, art history, 3D design and sculpture. He also teaches at Clay by the Bay Ceramics Studio in San Francisco. In June 2020 Bassett and his wife opened Applied Contemporary a Craft Gallery located in Oakland, CA.