A New Jersey native, Barry Zawacki set up and taught the ceramics program at the College of St. Elizabeth and just left a position as a ceramics instructor at County College of Morris and the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey. He was a middle school art teacher for 32 years in Montville. He holds a BA from the University of North Colorado in art education, where he spent a semester at sea on the World Campus Afloat, sailing around the world his senior year! He holds an MFA in Painting from the University of Denver, and Barry has over 50 paintings hanging in Fairleigh Dickinson University, the College of St. Elizabeth, and Mountain Lakes High School. Both a 2D and 3D artist, Barry says, “My ceramic work is based on simplicity, form and texture. For me, less is more.”
We are pleased to welcome Barry Zawacki to our staff of instructors. Please enjoy some of the pieces from his 20+ year career asa. clay artist and clay instructor.