Collection: John Cohorst

Omaha, NE

John Cohorst, a Midwest-based artist, creates functional and sculptural art objects. He holds a BFA and MA with a concentration in functional ceramics from Pittsburg State University (Pittsburg, KS). Cohorst has been an assistant to Jun Kaneko in his Omaha studio. He studied wood-firing techniques with the International Workshop of Ceramic Art in Tokoname (Japan). In 2010, he accepted an artist-in-residence position at Carbondale Clay Center (CO), and was part of the studio collective Studio for Arts + Works (SAW) in Carbondale. In 2017, he was the visiting artist at the University of Montana (Missoula). As an artist at the Artstream Nomadic Gallery, Cohorst has exhibited and taught workshops in universities, art centers, and museums across the United States. In 2019 he returned to Omaha where he currently lives and makes his works.