Hunter Stamps received his M.F.A from Indiana University in Bloomington and his B.F.A from the University of North Carolina in Asheville. He has taught ceramics, sculpture, three-dimensional design and art appreciation courses. Hunter’s work is exhibited in national and international juried, invitational, and solo exhibitions. His work has been published in periodicals such as Ceramics Monthly and represented by galleries in New York and Washington, D.C.
Hunter is fascinated with kiln technology and has built several soda, salt, and large wood-burning kilns over the years. He led a group of students in the experimental research, design and construction of a kiln fueled by used vegetable oil from local restaurants. Hunter also collaborates with his wife Amelia on large scale public art commissions. Their most recent project was an outdoor ceramic tile mural at Camp Aldersgate in Little Rock, Ark.