J Kay Aplin – Architectural Ceramics
Born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Kyla Strid graduated with a BFA in ceramics from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 2007. Upon graduating she adopted a nomadic lifestyle, crossing the country to work at Alfred University, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Clay Studio of Missoula, Red Lodge Clay Center, and with Andy Brayman in Kansas City. After a completing an MFA at Ohio University, she participated in a residency at Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Centre in Denmark.
She is currently making pots, drawing, and working as artist in residence at Lawrence Arts Centre, Kansas.