Dennis Sipiorski is an educator and artist who lives and works in Louisiana. Although he mainly works in clay, other media included in his work are metal, watercolors, oil, and photography. Sipiorski not only shows his appreciation for the southern landscape through his work, he also shares this notion with his students at Southeastern University in Hammond, LA. He exhibits and lectures nationally. He serves on the board of the Louisiana Crafts Council, Chauvin Folk Art Center, and the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts. Originally from the upper Midwest, he has received two degrees in education from the University of Wisconsin and his MFA in ceramics from the University of Notre Dame.