gallasRon Gallas is an award-winning sculptor residing in Minnesota, where he is currently an Associate Professor of Art at St. Olaf College in Northfield. His work can be found in The Craft and Art of Clay; Low Fire Ceramics: A New Direction in American Clay; 500 Figures in Clay; Salt Glazed Ceramics; and The History of American Ceramics.  His work can be found at ZELO,  The Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant and Duffy and Partners Design Agency in Minneapolis. Gallas’ teaching assignments have included the Pennsylvania State University; Macalester College; and St. Olaf College.

Ron Gallas’ awards include a National Endowment for the Arts Apprenticeship Grant, a National Endowment for the Arts Craftmen’s Fellowship, a Ford Foundation Faculty Enrichment Grant, and a Ford Foundation Matching Funds Grant.  Ron has shown in regional, national, and international exhibitions, and conducted countless workshops throughout the United States in the past 40 years.