Kate Maury is a professor in the School of Art and Design at the University of Wisconsin–Stout, Menomonie, WI. Her work is featured in shows at regional, national, and international venues and is published in contemporary ceramic art books such as Making Marks: Discovering the Ceramic Surface by Robin Hopper; 500 Bowls, Lark Books; The Art of Contemporary American Pottery by Kevin Hluch; and High-Fire Glazes by Lark Books. Maury pursues her interests in folk art, traveling extensively throughout India and China, documenting local practices in pottery and textiles.