Matt Mitros

Assistant Professor of Art, Ceramics
(205) 348-1889
Office Location:
Bureau of Mines 5 Room #102
(205) 348-0287

Before coming to UA in 2013, Professor Mitros taught ceramics and sculpture at the University of Washington, South Seattle Community College, Lakeside Upper School, and Kennesaw State University. Mitros has exhibited his work throughout North America and Europe. He has been an Artist-In-Residence at Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, the Red Lodge Clay Center and the Archie Bray Foundation. In 2008 he was an Artist Trust GAP (Grant for Artist Projects) recipient funded by the City of Seattle. His work has been featured in Art in AmericaArt LTDClay TimesCeramics Monthly, and City Arts Magazine, Posit, as well as 500 Figures in Clay: Ceramic Artists Celebrate the Human Form (Lark Books). Profile photo by Red Lodge Clay Center; used with permission. See also:

Matt Mitros, “Sad Clouds & Lincoln Logs,” Stoneware; oxidation; thrown and hand-built. 4 x 5 x 3.5″ Ceramics Monthly, page 14. Matt Mitros, 2014 Faculty Biennial Matt Mitros in foreground at the 2014 Faculty Biennial, in the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art. Work by Matt Mitros. Matt Mitros at Red Lodge Clay Center, 2014

Selected Exhibitions and News


solo exhibition, Plough Gallery, Tifton, GA (forthcoming)


Southern Table, Mason-Scharfenstein Museum of Art, Demorest, GA
Parallels and Collisions, Pittsburgh, PA
SuperMud / FutureMud, Union Project Space, Pittsburgh, PA
Small Favors XIII, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
10th Annual Beyond The Brickyard, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
Nature and Neon, Sandra J. Blain Gallery, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN


Parallel Play, SOUP Experimental, Tallahassee, FL (solo)
Visiting artist, The Pennsylvania State University, October
Currents 2017 – Perception: Color and Content
, Libby Gallery, Gainesville, FL
Tactic III, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, GA
Tactic II, Kennedy Museum of Art, Ohio University, Athens, OH
In-Cahoots: Mischievously Playful Craft, Signature Contemporary Gallery, Atlanta, GA
AiA Preview Exhibition, Loft Gallery – Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MT
2nd Annual Juried/Invitational Cup Exhibition, Hudgens Center for the Arts, Duluth, GA (Juror Purchase Award)
Shaping a New South, Hudgens Center for the Arts, Duluth, GA
Tactic, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR
Alabama Professor/Student Exhibition, Space One Eleven, Birmingham, AL
Small Sculptures, Hammond Gallery, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL


(Un)Common Space(s), Spartanburg (SC) Art Museum
Urbane + Natural, Spartanburg (SC) Art Museum
Art of the State 2016, The Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, Tuscumbia, AL
2nd The Almighty Cup, Gandee Gallery, Fabius, NY
Selections from 25 Years of Arrowmont Artist-In-Residence, Kansas City Convention Center, Kansas City, MO
UA Ceramics Invitational, Gadsden Museum of Art, Gadsden, AL


8th Annual Gulf Coast International Cup Show, Amelia Center Gallery, Panama City, FL
Cup of Comfort International Ceramic Biennial, NEIE Art Gallery, Falmouth, ME
National Museum of Slovenia, Ljubljana
Featured artist in POSIT 7
The Almighty Cup, Gandee Gallery, Fabius, NY.
Art in Clay III: Origins, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition; Brooklyn, NY
35th Anniversary Exhibition, Baltimore Clayworks; Baltimore, MD
III International Ceramic Triennial Unicum
, National Museum of Slovenia–Metelkova
MUG Shots, LUX Center, Lincoln, NE: Best in Show (Rubble Trouble Mug)
7th Annual Beyond The Brickyard Juried Exhibition, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
Pre-Columbian Rave featured in Ceramics Monthly, February 2015 
, Birke Art Gallery, Marshall University, Huntington, WV (invitational)
BIO RAD, Pawtucket Armory, Providence, RI, solo exhibition
Paper or Plastic? The Grocery, Northport, AL, two-person exhibition with Bryce Speed


4th Annual Workhouse Clay National, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA
Shapes of InfluenceSpringfield Art Association, Springfield, IL
Fall Gallery Exhibition, Hambidge Gallery, Rabun Gap, GA
Wall Constructions (two person exhibition), Valdosta State University (GA) Fine Arts Gallery
22nd Strictly Functional Pottery National, Market House Craft Center, Lancaster, PA


M.F.A., University of Washington (2006)
B.F.A., Pennsylvania State University (2002)