Matthew Krousey received his BFA in ceramics from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. He is currently a full time potter and lecturer. Krousey has received various awards including a Jerome Project Grant in 2014 and Fogelberg Fellowship in 2010. Growing up in a rural region of Minnesota, he has a deep connection with the land and its native flora and fauna. His pottery and sculpture are decorated with these animal characters and landscapes. He currently resides in St. Paul, MN.