Léopold Foulem, a distinguished figure in the discourse surrounding ceramics, resides in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and holds an MFA from Indiana State University, Bloomington, Indiana. His work has been exhibited extensively in solo exhibitions in both the US and Canada over the last 40 years, and in major international exhibitions all over the world. As an expert on Pablo Picasso’s ceramics, he co-curated the exhibition Picasso and Ceramics, co-organized by the Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec in 2004. His work has been honored with a number of awards, including the Jean A. Chalmers National Crafts Award in 1999, and the Éloizes Award for artist of the year in the visual arts in Acadia in 2003. Foulem’s work can be found in several collections including the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.