Elaine Buss


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Elaine Buss is a ceramic and mixed media artist from rural Lively Grove, Illinois. She has exhibited work internationally, been the recipient of many awards and grants, and participated in many exhibitions. Elaine graduated Summa Cum Laude from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2010. She served as Assistant and Head of Ceramics at Snow Farm's High School Summer Program in Williamsburg, Massachusetts from 2010-2012. In 2011 Elaine moved to beautiful Asheville, North Carolina as a Resident Artist at Odyssey ClayWorks. In late summer of 2013, Elaine was led to rural Nebraska where she completed a short-term residency at Art Farm. She then moved to Kansas City, Missouri and served as Resident Artist at 323 Clay until 2015. In summer of 2016 she was a short term Artist in Residence at c.r.e.t.a.rome in Rome, Italy. Elaine is currently working towards a Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics at Ohio State University. She lives with her favorite human and two fluffy cats in Columbus, Ohio.