Graduate Teaching AssociateGraduate StudentsElaine Buss 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. In 2011, Elaine moved to beautiful Asheville, North Carolina to complete a two-year artist residency 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. Through grant funding, Elaine completed a short-term residency at c.r.e.t.a.Rome in Rome, Italy in summer of 2016. She lives with her favorite human and two fluffy cats in Columbus, Ohio.