ELLEN SCHŐN is an Adjunct Professor in Fine Arts and Ceramics Studio Supervisor at Lesley University College of Art and Design in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she has taught ceramics and 3-D courses since 2002. Schön earned a BA from Marlboro College (Ceramics and Perceptual Psychology) and an MFA in Ceramics from Boston University’s Program in Artisanry. She won a Brother Thomas Fellowship from the Boston Foundation, an Artist Foundation Fellowship from the Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities, and was an Artist Fellow at the St. Botolph Club in Boston. She a member of the Boston Sculptors Gallery.
Schön has organized and co-curated interdisciplinary, thematic group exhibitions in non-profit venues in the Boston area and abroad. Her interest in international artist collaboration and exchange has led her to travel extensively, participating in international artist symposia/residencies in Finland, Croatia, Hungary, Turkey, Israel, Germany, and Malaysia. Schön has been a member of the European Artists Association since 2011. Her work is held the permanent collections of the Museum of fine Arts, Boston and the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, MA.