ARLYNN NOBEL - Instructor at MISSA 2020

Arlynn Nobel is a committed vessel maker who enjoys challenging the limitations of the clay medium, developing techniques that enable new avenues of expression. Born and raised in Detroit, Arlynn is a long-time resident of Canada, receiving her BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design.

In 2007, Arlynn was selected to represent Canada as an artist in residence at the Goshogawara International Wood firing Festival in Aomori, Japan, with work in the permanent collection of the Tsugaru Kanayama Gallery.

After earning her MFA in ceramics from UMass Dartmouth in 2011, Arlynn taught at both Harvard Ceramics and Mudflat Studio in Boston. Arlynn is currently on the board at Watershed Centre for the Ceramic Arts in Newcastle, Maine. In the spring of 2021, Arlynn’s work made the cover of Pottery Making Illustrated, featuring a six-page article describing her artistic process.

Arlynn teaches in Vancouver BC at Shadbolt Centre for the Arts and at Community Living Society.