Antra Sinha

Caine College of the Arts

Antra is pursuing a MFA (Ceramics) with STEM fellowship. She is trained as a painter, followed by mural design during which she explored clay, sand casting, fresco painting and plaster. Then she joined Golden Bridge Pottery as an assistant to Ray Meeker, after learning working with clay, continued to fire kilns for the pottery run by Deborah Smith, alongside firing and installing monumental sculptures that Ray was making. Later to make large scale work herself. She received a scholarship from the Japan Foundation to join a residency program at Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, followed by residencies at Zentrum fur Keramik, Germany and GAYA CAC, Ubud, Bali. As a student of USU she assisted Professor John Neely at conference Clay Gulgong, Australia. She made a presentation about her work at 50th Conference of National Council of Education in Ceramic Arts held at Kansas City. Also made presentations at Wood-Fire Tasmania, 2nd European Wood-fire Conference. She attended workshops of kiln building, specific firing with artists in India, Australia and US. She has exhibited work in the four continents of America, Europe, Australia and Asia.