InstructorTeaching Since: June 2021
Crucible Staff Since: June 2019
Website URL: www.cathynilandart.com
Cathy Niland, an East Coast transplant, earned her BFA from Pratt Institute in 2012, with a concentration in drawing and extended studies in ceramics and art history. Since then, she has established a small business selling functional ceramic wares. She also teaches beginner wheel-throwing classes at The Crucible and Merritt Ceramics. Other past non-profit work includes animal rescue and food equity. In her spare time, Cathy enjoys roller skating, hiking, and doing impressions of Celine Dion.